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Fearless Photographer: Travel, 1st Edition

  • Marc Pagani
  • ISBN-10: 1285063872
  • ISBN-13: 9781285063874
  • 256 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2013 Published
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About the Product

Creative work of any kind requires a certain amount of fearlessness--the willingness to step out, both physically and emotionally, to explore new paths, and to take chances. FEARLESS PHOTOGRAPHER: TRAVEL is the perfect guide to have along as you test new limits, develop your photographic skills, and stretch yourself creatively in the art of travel photography. This comprehensive guide for the travel photographer focuses, of course, on techniques for getting great shots, but it also covers everything you'll need to know about travel photography, including: selecting destinations and fitting into new cultures ,choosing the best equipment to travel with, finding and shooting subjects that go beyond the cliché, staying organized, and storing your photos for later sharing. Author Marc Pagani has traveled in and photographed some of the most exciting locations in the world. He writes from a wealth of experience, and his enthusiasm is infectious. With Marc as your guide, you'll be inspired to seek out new experiences, take chances, and create unique, compelling images. FEARLESS PHOTOGRAPHER: TRAVEL is the ultimate resource for the adventurous, fearless travel photographer. Go for it. There's nothing to be afraid of.


  • Covers camera and photography fundamentals, photo editing, choosing subjects, and much more.

  • Focuses on taking great shots but also taking chances with your travel photos.

  • Helps you plan where to go to get the most exciting travel images, and what gear to pack for the trip.

About the Author

Marc Pagani

Photographer, musician, educator, climber, and Ironman triathlete Marc Pagani has been creating award-winning photographic images since 1993. In addition to teaching photography and using it as a therapeutic tool in Chicago, he has built a successful and respected photography business in his home base of New Orleans. His work specializes in adventure travel, portraiture, live music, and lifestyle photography and has been featured online and in magazines and books, as well as on the walls of collectors and photo galleries. He has photographed a diverse range of people, cultures, and landscapes under water and on land in Southeast Asia and throughout South America, Central America, North America, Europe, and the Caribbean.

Table of Contents

The thrill and chill of being a fearless travel photographer.
Getting to know you: learning about different cultures.
Understanding the photographer's role: how do I fit into these new places?
Understanding how a camera sees the world and realizing your vision: exposure, composition, and other photography basics.
Camera bodies and lenses.
File storage for travelers.
So many places, so little time: picking a destination and travel-planning resources.
The right equipment for the job and how to pack it.
Settling in, choosing subjects, and telling a story.
(Don't) say cheese! Travel portraiture done right.
Shots in the city: photographing in urban settings.
Home on the range(finder): shooting in rural settings.
You really climbed that? Shooting in mountainous settings.
Shooting wildlife.