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Oct 2010 INSIGHT TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY GUIDE : HOW TO TAKE STRIKING IMAGES (Insight Country/Regional Guides-Foreign) by Chris Bradley, Roger Williams, Chris Stowers and Tony Halliday (APA Publications Pte Ltd, 13 Oct 2010)

This book, published for the 40th anniversary of the 'Insight Guides' series, can be read online (in part) using the 'look inside' feature at amazon.
The book is pretty inspirational in it's layout and writing as well as in the chosen images. It's also practical, whether you're using a DSLR or a point-and-shoot camera.

INSIGHT TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY GUIDE 2010 PHOTOGRAPHY ESSENTIALS FULL FRAME: LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY & PHOTOGRAPHY TECHNIQUES by David Noton (David & Charles, Hardcover, 2010)

Photographer David Noton reveals his methods for 'capturing the essence of a location', from mountain top to sea level, and from the mayhem of Asian markets to the peace of paradise islands. His entertaining and informative text and captions give an invaluable insight into how he thinks creatively
Also see Photography Essentials Waiting for the Light (Photography Essentials)

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May 2010 PHOTO TREKKING by Nick Onken (Amphoto, 2010)

Aimed at young, aspiring professional travel photographers, pros seeking a second career or anyone wishing to capture places and peoples around the world - covering everything from who might hire you, to trip logistics, gear, techniques on the road, and more.

2010 TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY MASTERCLASS: Joe Cornish, Charlie Waite, David Ward and Others by Ailsa McWhinnie (Argentum Press, 2010)


DIGITAL MASTERS: TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY: DOCUMENTING THE WORLD'S PEOPLE AND PLACES by Bob Krist

By an award-winning National Geographic photographer, Bob Krist, this book is more comprehensive than some other digital photography books, but the explanations are nevertheless clear and easy to follow.

On the practical side, Krist explains how to select appropriate equipment, gives detail about the technological aspects of shooting digitally on location and shares his tips for saving, backing up and sending images as you travel.

Travel Photography: Documenting The World's People And Places also has an aesthetic motivation - to inspire travellers to think; to consider how to create meaningful portraits of the places they are visiting. Instead of holiday snaps travellers will begin to refelect the geography, people and culture in their photography

Also by Bob Krist: Spirit of Place: The Art of the Traveling Photographer (Amphoto Books)

DIGITAL TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY DIGITAL FIELD GUIDE by David D. Busch (John Wiley)

Encouragingly, this book opens with the statement: "The digital camera you own right now is probably the perfect tool to capture memories of your trip."

Busch explains how, if you learn how to watch for the right opportunity, compose your image and make the available light work for you, it is possible to capture the soul of a place - whether you're recording its people, its landmarks or fellow travellers in the scene. He shows how to be ready for anything and gives expert tips on tricky subjects such as wildlife or museum exhibits.

Practical tips include how to edit your photos and post them on the web during your trip.

HOW TO SHOOT GREAT TRAVEL PHOTOS: A COMPLETE GUIDE TO HOW TO SHOOT AND SELL by Susan McCartney

Susan McCartney, a veteran traveler whose photographs have featured appeared Time, The Economist, and The New York Times, shares more than 250 of her own amazing images and reveals how you can to capture the best original, top-notch photos of every exotic scenario, climate and location during your own travel adventures.

McCartney also discusses how to shoot for the stock and editorial markets, how best to edit and present your work for publication, and how to run a marketing campaign to sell your top quality images.

This ISBN refers to 2009 edition of the book in the USA and an older edition in the UK - which cannot be accurate - so please try to verify which edition you are buying if the technical discussions in the book are important to you. (The older editions are oreinted towards film not digital)

THE WORLD'S TOP PHOTOGRAPHERS' WORKSHOPS: TRAVEL & NATURE (World's Top Photographers Workshops) by Andy Steel (Hardcover)

THE AVA GUIDE TO TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY by Keith Wilson

OUTDOOR PHOTOGRAPHER'S LANDSCAPE AND NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY: WITH PHOTOSHOP CS2 by Rob Sheppard (Paperback, 2006)

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY OUTDOORS: A FIELD GUIDE FOR TRAVEL AND ADVENTURE PHOTOGRAPHERS by James Martin (Paperback)

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TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY (Footprint Handbooks) by Steve Davey

This first-ever photography guide from Footprint set out to show how photography can enhance your travel experience! Steve Davy has been traveling and photographing for 20 years and is the author of Unforgettable Places to See Before You Die, which has sold more 200,000 copies in the UK alone.

BLUE PIXEL PERSONAL PHOTO COACH: PERFECT TRAVEL SHOTS EVERY TIME by David Schloss (Peachpit Press)

Learn how to take great travel photographs from the professionals - world-famous photo journalists, commercial and fine-art photographers. Trainers from up the Blue Pixel team are also instructors at the Nikon School of Photography and they provide clear, concise instruction plus practical advice, real-world examples and anecdotes, and loads of beautiful photos. From equipment to setting up a perfect shot (plus more advanced topics like lighting and composition), you'll learn how to capture the magic of your travels.

VIEWFINDER: 100 TOP LOCATIONS FOR GREAT TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY by Keith Wilson (Rotovision)

Helpful advice (from a highly reputable photography publisher) about travelling, packing gear, and getting the right shot. Gorgeous photos - such as Abu Simbel and the Great Pyramid of Giza - accompanied each by a chatty explanation of how the photographer achieved the shot (including equipment, lighting and travel notes).

Unlike some books of this type, Viewfinder: 100 Top Locations For Great Travel Photography is organised by region rather than by the technicalities of photography.

THROUGH THE LENS:  NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC GREATEST PHOTOGRAPHS THROUGH THE LENS: 'NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC' GREATEST PHOTOGRAPHS by Leah Bendavid-Val

Gorgeous panoramas and startling contrasts both in subject matter and style. This is a beautiful, thoughtfully arranged collection of 250 photographs of earth, sea and outer space, selected from the amazing National Geographic archive.

TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY: A GUIDE TO TAKING BETTER PICTURES (Lonely Planet Travel Photography) by Richard l'Anson

DIGITAL TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY by Dan Heller

LANDSCAPES (Lonely Planet Travel Photography) by Peter Eastway and Richard I'Anston

THE AVA GUIDE TO TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY by Keith Wilson

PEOPLE PHOTOGRAPHY: A GUIDE TO TAKING BETTER PICTURES (Lonely Planet Travel Photography) by Michael Coyne and Richard I'Anston

URBAN PHOTOGRAPHY (Lonely Planet How to) by Richard I'Anson

A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO DIGITAL TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY (Digital Photography) by Duncan Evans

TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY by Roger Hicks and Frances Schultz

EGYPT: GIFT OF THE NILE : AN AERIAL PORTRAIT by Guido Alberto Rossi and Max Rodenbeck (Hardcover, Harry N. Abrams)

Aerial photographs of the Nile River and Egypt's pyramids, ancient ruins, major cities, desert, and seacoast.

DESERTS OF AFRICA DESERTS OF AFRICA (WITH DESERT MUSIC CD) by Michael Martin

Michael Martin is a specialist desert photographer who has spent the past twenty years exploring the African deserts. Deserts Of Africa has sold over 50,000 copies internationally. The enormous, awe-inspiring stretches of land revealing not only the true cultural and spiritual heritage of Africa but also the people - in all their diversity. The accompanying CD is The Garden Of Mirrors by Stephan Micus.





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