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Travel Photography: The Complete Guide

with Ben Willmore

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  •   01 Course Introduction

    01:59
  •   02 Camera Gear for Travel

    28:20
  •   10 Tourists in Your Shots

    21:28

Class duration: 10h 23m

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About The Class

capture and share your adventures.


It takes the perfect combination of gear, exposure, and creative thinking to produce travel images that stand out from the rest. Learn how to bring the critical ingredients together in Travel Photography: The Complete Guide with Ben Willmore.

Fresh off a seven-country, two-month international trip, Ben will share everything it takes to create exciting and memorable travel images. 

You’ll learn how to:

  • Deal with everyday tourists in your shots 
  • Select the best lens for each situation 
  • Organize the chaos of a scene into a compelling image

Ben will cover everything you want to know about selecting, packing, and protecting gear. You’ll also develop an efficient digital workflow that fits the fast-paced lifestyle of travel shooting.

Don’t go on your next travel adventure without the insights and skills you need to capture high-quality images, fast processing – join Ben Willmore for Travel Photography: The Complete Guide.

Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Course Introduction

    01:59
  2. 02

    Camera Gear for Travel

    28:20
  3. 03

    What Camera Gear Should You Buy?

    13:58
  4. 04

    Gear Bags for Travel Photography

    20:19
  5. 05

    Location Research and Pre-Trip Planning

    21:01
  6. 06

    Importing and Naming Conventions in Lightroom

    19:33
  7. 07

    Processing Images with Presets in Lightroom

    27:06
  8. 08

    Basic Develop Module Processing

    20:59
  9. 09

    Travel Architecture Photography

    07:29
  10. 10

    Tourists in Your Shots

    21:28
  11. 11

    Travel Panoramas

    08:07
  12. 12

    Travel Street Photography

    22:45
  13. 13

    What to Photograph While Traveling

    21:16
  14. 14

    Night Photography Tips

    03:26
  15. 15

    Adjusting for Clean Backgrounds

    26:00
  16. 16

    How to Correct Composition in Camera

    18:46
  17. 17

    Framing and Composition Tips

    21:23
  18. 18

    Folder System in Lightroom

    33:04
  19. 19

    How to Find Any Image in Lightroom

    06:16
  20. 20

    Keywording Tactics in Lightroom

    18:04
  21. 21

    Sort Keywords in Lightroom

    28:30
  22. 22

    Update Default Settings in Lightroom

    15:55
  23. 23

    How to Process HDR Images in Lightroom

    21:34
  24. 24

    Adjusting Panoramas in Lightroom

    07:50
  25. 25

    Adjustment Brush in Lightroom

    20:05
  26. 26

    Post Crop Vignetting in Lightroom

    04:31
  27. 27

    Switching from Lightroom to Photoshop

    12:42
  28. 28

    Using Masks to Make Adjustments in Photoshop

    23:20
  29. 29

    Composite Images in Photoshop

    31:09
  30. 30

    Focus Stacking in Photoshop

    02:23
  31. 31

    Filling in Panoramas with Content-Aware Fill in Photoshop

    05:05
  32. 32

    Removing Glowing Highlights in Photoshop

    06:12
  33. 33

    Lens Specifications and Performance

    39:06
  34. 34

    Clone Stamp, Healing Brush and Spot Healing in Photoshop

    10:55
  35. 35

    Removing Tourists in Shots using Photoshop

    07:49
  36. 36

    Tricks to Manual Cloning in Photoshop

    08:51
  37. 37

    Content Aware Feature vs Healing Tools

    16:30

Meet Your Expert

Ben Willmore

Ben Willmore is a member of the Photoshop Hall of Fame who has taught over 100,000 Adobe Photoshop® users on all seven continents. His bestselling books, DVDs, and hit seminars have established Ben as one of America’s favorite Adobe Photoshop® instructors, and he is often the top-selling speaker at design and photography conferences throughout the world. He writes for numerous digital imaging publications, including Photoshop User magazine, and his award-winning books have helped helped hundreds of thousands of design and photography professionals make the transition from blindly following step-by-step techniques to “Ah-ha! I finally GET Photoshop!” ... read more

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Bonus Material

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Get access to exclusive bonus content when you purchase this class.

  • pdf Lightroom Presets Quickstart Guide
  • zip Lightroom Preset Sampler
  • pdf Pre-Trip Planning
  • pdf Actions Sampler Guide
  • pdf Travel Photography Handbook
  • zip Actions Sampler
  • zip Lightroom Keywords
  • zip Big Set of Lightroom Presets
  • zip Practice Images
  • pdf Travel Photogtaphy Mobile Guide
  • pdf Syllabus
  • pdf Gear List
  • pdf Lightroom Tips and Keyboard Shortcuts

100% of students recommend this class.
See what some of them have to say.

  • user-6a6e9f

    July 2015

    This was simply an amazing experience! Without a doubt the best investment of time and money I have experienced in quite awhile. Ben's complete command of the subject, the practical tips, suggestions and reference information was outstanding. I have enjoyed point and shoot photography for some time and recently decided to invest in some decent DSLR equipment (Canon EOS D70). I have a trip to Cape Town and Johannesburg South Africa rapidly approaching and thought it might be a good idea to take some classes and make an effort to get up the learning curve ASAP to take advantage of this travel opportunity. "Discovering" Creativelive and Ben Willmore's class was literally an answer to prayer! There is nothing like sitting at the foot of wisdom, taking notes, and having numerous "ah-ha" moments! This was great....looking forward to more classes. Thanks for the high quality effort!

  • Creativelive Student

    July 2015

    Genius! Ben is a brilliant master teacher - focused, clear and holds back no information. The best! This course has condensed the equivalent of 10 courses into one. He is a perfectionist in his approach and knows how to present the material. He is the leader in photoshop and photography "par excellence". Highly recommend any of his courses. Save your time and start with the best - everyone loves Ben!!!!

  • Nichole Sams

    Nichole Sams

    August 2015

    I feel the title of this class, Travel Photography, is much to limiting for what you are really going to get. As a wedding photographer, who dreams of traveling, I attending the class live in Seattle, and was hoping to get some inspiration for on location shoots. What I got, however, was a WHOLE LOT MORE. I would recommend this class to anyone with a camera and Lightroom. What I learned about how lightroom works and how to integrate it with photoshop is invaluable. I actually think they should charge WAY more for this course. The bonuses with purchase from the keywords (we are talking every key word you could possibly imagine) and the presets (holycow everything you would ever need) are worth exponentially more than the course price itself. Ben is a gentle easy going teacher and nice to listen to. His ease of teaching pretty complex ideas was truly wonderful. If you are reading this you must buy this course, it is well worth it!

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