Travel photography is a style of photography which involves the proof of an area’s people, culture, customs, history etc…nowadays there are so many students who want to pursue photography, those who are interested in photography will also love travelling. Photography is an art of capturing everything that tells or depicts a story/incident/memory. Travel photography is not only about discovering places that are naturally beautiful but also about meeting new people, experiencing new cultures and to know about the differences that each of us possesses. But photographers fear for as to how will people react when the lenses of a camera point them, like a slight uncomforting feeling. Even though they feel uncomfortable but its their duty to take photographs as its their profession. People who love travelling will love to take pictures because “Travelling and Photography go hand-in-hand”. The moment when you make a connection with these two, no matter what you will eventually start loving this job.
There are 15 types of photography genre: – Wedding photography, event photography, portrait photography, product photography, fine art photography, fashion photography, architectural photography, travel photography, advertising/lifestyle photography, photojournalism, pet photography, sports photography, aerial photography, scientific/speciality photography and stock photography.
There are 9 different types of photography to consider in travel photography: – Architectural photography, landscape photography, street photography, aerial photography, astrophotography, documentary photography, sports photography, wildlife photography and cultural photography.
ADVANTAGES THAT YOU CAN GET BY PURSUING TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY
♣ You will come across many difficulties but later will also get solutions to overcome it.
♣ You will learn how to manage with given resources.
♣ You will get to meet different types of people.
♣ You will also get an opportunity to learn about different cultures.
♣ A blissful experience.
Even though you get so many advantages by pursuing travel photography, but there are some loopholes that you must overcome.
• You must get accustomed to the circumstances to the places you travel.
• You will face difficulties if you go to a place without knowing the present climatic/political situations.
• You have to be dynamic, its important for a photographer to change according to the place, time etc…
• You will not be able to spend quality time with your family and friends.
• In this field, you will not be able to predict as to what will happen because anything can happen anytime.
• Until you become a professional photographer, the salary will be minimal.
LITTLE ABOUT DSLR
Photography can be a powerful tool to describe a story. To take the best photographs in the field of travel photography you should have a DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) camera. Three important things you should know about the camera is the aperture, shutter speed, ISO.
THE APERTURE: – Inside a lens, there is a hole that lets light pass through the camera sensor, this hole is referred to as aperture. Aperture can change its size, bigger the aperture more the light passes and smaller the aperture less amount of light passes in.
Shutter-speed: – This is the nominal time in which the shutter will be open at a given setting.
ISO: – International Standard Organisation measures the sensitivity of the image sensor.
Photography itself is a blissful job just think when it comes to travel photography it’s a “double dhamaka”. To conclude if you want to pursue travel photography and you are very keen about it then you ca go-ahead with it.