How to Rock at Travel Photography

Road to mountains, Glencoe

When people learn I’m a travel photographer, I am always asked for my advice on how they can improve their photos. And what camera I use. But mostly, how to improve their pictures.

The truth is, who doesn’t want to take better pictures? Be they of friends and family, shots from your travels, images to share on social media – everyone loves great photos, and everyone would love to be able to take better photos.

Personally, I don’t think photography is a particularly difficult thing. I think photography is a subject that everyone can learn. I also think that is is one that takes time, effort and persistence. There aren’t really any shortcuts, and you have to have a real passion for it. But really, anyone can learn how to take photos like this:

Vernal falls Yosemite

Or this:


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The thing is though, learning photography can be a bit of a challenge. It can seem unnecessarily technical, filled with obscure jargon, and the concepts can be a tricky to get to grips with. It is therefore no wonder that so many people end up leaving their camera’s in automatic mode and hoping for the best.

I figured that maybe I could help out with this. I think that anyone can become a better photographer, and I wanted to come up with a way to make that happen.

And now I have. I am absolutely thrilled to have partnered up with Matt Kepnes, author of the travel blog Nomadic Matt, to offer you a Travel Photography Course!


This course contains literally everything I have learnt about photography over the twenty plus years I’ve been shooting. And I do mean everything. I wanted to put it all down into one place, starting from the beginning and walking you through the essentials of cameras and photography, advanced photo techniques, editing, and actually making an income from photography.

It assumes almost zero starting knowledge, and contains everything you need to know about photography, as well as video tutorials, interviews with other excellent professional photographers, and of course, loads of real world tips, advice and examples throughout.

What’s Included in the Course

Broken down into 11 units comprising 33 lessons, the course starts off by getting you entirely comfortable with your camera. You’ll learn how to be a master of your camera, with a detailed understanding of how it works and how it to get the perfectly exposed shot every time. I also teach advanced topics, such as how to shoot the stars, what HDR is and how to do it, mobile phone photography, and long-exposure photography. All of this is laid out with examples, images, and walk-throughs to make it really easy for you to grasp.

Then, the course tackles the post-processing side of photography — what happens after you’ve taken your photo. You’re going to learn everything from how to set up an efficient workflow to editing and backing up your photos.

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Finally, the course looks at how you can convert your hobby into a profession for those interested in making money on their photos. From how much to charge to getting yourself found, we go through in detail everything you need to know to start making an income from your newfound skills.

Additionally, you’ll get feedback on your photos! Each unit has a homework assignment for you that will help you put the unit’s concepts into action. I will personally look at and give feedback on your submitted homework, and I’ll always be available to answer your questions throughout your progress.

You’ll also get quarterly webinars! Every quarter, I will host a free webinar (that will be recorded) where I will answer questions, give advice, and build on the information contained in the course,

Photography is an art that takes a while to master. I firmly believe, though, that it is something that anyone can do, if given the right direction. This course is that direction.

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With over 30 individual lessons, multiple homework assignments, and a series of videos, this is the most robust travel photography course on the market. Nothing goes into as much detail as I do.

This is not a short course, but you can do it at your own pace. And whether it takes you three months or a year — I’ll be with you the entire way. Every question, concern, or point of confusion, I’ll help you solve. And you’ll also get lifetime access to the course, including any updates, new webinars, or interviews we have! One price for an entire lifetime!

So, if you’ve ever looked at beautiful images and wondered how to get shots like that — this is the course for you. If you want to understand how to take better images — this is the course for you. If you want to learn how to make money as a professional photographer — this is the course for you. So, if you're ready to level up your photography - head on over to the Travel Photography Course Pageand sign up today!

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I often get asked what gear I use for my photos. Check out my full Photography Gear post to find out!

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