Travel and Photography: Off the Charts

1st Edition

Lou Jones

Routledge
Published July 27, 2006
Reference - 192 Pages
ISBN 9780240808154 - CAT# Y142182

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'On assignment in Havana, Cuba, I heard music. It was across the street and far away. I couldn't track down the source. As I got closer, the echo was bouncing off the tall buildings. It was amazing. Running back and forth I eventually got someone's attention. He led me on a dead run into one of Old Havana's famous condemned historical landmarks. I thought it was abandoned. Upon entering the lobby, I found it totally dark in the middle of the day. No light at all. My "guide” ran up the stairs with me in close pursuit. The circular staircase wound round and round. But soon I hit something. Hard. Since it was so black I had no idea the staircase was full of people. I couldn't see a thing. I panicked. But I always carry a small flashlight on my key chain. I was able to stumble safely the several flights up to the band rehearsing on the top floor. Great photographs.'

travel + PHOTOGRAPHY is loaded with beautiful photographs showing you the "how-to's" of travel photography. Herein you will find examples that will reveal the secrets, debunk the myths, and explore the romance of traveling with a camera.

Combined with anecdotes that demonstrate how to solve both typical and unique problems of camera equipment, lighting, and language barriers, this ambitious book showcases the imagination, personal vision, and the technology needed to take creative pictures around the world. Money, health, and cultural and language barriers lead to the biggest mistakes and problems for photographers while on the road, and in this book, Lou Jones offers up his years of on-the-road experience for you. Whether you are a professional photographer, or a serious amateur, this book is a must have if you travel with a camera.

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