101 Ways To Start Your Own Digital Photographic Business! (51 To 60)

Travel photography embraces almost the whole range of classic photographic themes: travelling photographers make portraits, landscapes, still life, and architectural pictures.

Select the type of camera that you are wanting to buy. A compact camera is great for snap shots, Palau hotel everyday photography that is moderate in quality. If you desire professional photos then you will be looking at a SLR in the Nikon, Canon, Minolta range that will produce excellent photo quality. You may opt to buy both the SLR and the compact for all occasions.

These are great to have, there are different companies that Sell travel photography different types of the wood floors, you can find them by typing in “Faux Wood Floors” into Google. The nice thing about this is you can use them for floors but also for backdrops as well. I will sometimes use them for both at the same time. I have 2 of some of the floors so I can put a matching one as the background and the other one as the floor, so it appears as a complete wood environment and works great for children photography.

You cannot sell a photograph if no one sees it, no matter how good it is. When people look for stock photography they generally type in certain keywords to find pictures that fill a very specific purpose. Therefore, when you upload your photos, make sure that you have a number of keywords that are relevant to your pictures. A good rule of thumb is to use six simple questions: who? What? Why? When? Where? How?

As far as flash units go, over the years I have used Elinchrome, Balcar, Speedotron and Profoto. They have all worked well for me. At this point I am using Profoto 7bs. Each pack can handle two heads with a total of 1200-watt seconds and have removable batteries, which can handle of 200 full power flashes.

Then there are all the accessories that may or may not come in handy. Should you pack that set of neutral density filters? Again, think of the types of photos you will be taking. If its landscapes, then yes, by all means put them in. If its portraits they are probably just going to take up space. This goes for the tripod as well. Usually, travel portraits are taken hand held, usually with abundant light. Landscapes however tend to be early morning or late afternoon.

Many considerations go into packing for a photography trip. But think it through and take the gear that suits the style of photography you want to do and the place you are going and it will allow you to focus more on what is around you when you get there, rather than trying to decide which lens to use and missing the shot altogether.

Raymond Martinze