Skip to main content

Watch Trailer

Travel Photography: The Complete Guide

with Ben Willmore

Log in or Sign up for FREE and get full access to these and thousands of other Open Lessons in our catalog! Watch 3 Lessons For Free

  •   Trailer

  •   01 Course Introduction

  •   02 Camera Gear for Travel

  •   10 Tourists in Your Shots


Class duration: 10h 23m

See all 37 lessons
  • 30K students

    100% satisfaction guaranteed

  • 100% recommended

    47 student reviews

  • Access anytime


Get the Pass

starting at $25 $13/month*

Unlock this class plus 1500+ more >

Watch Now

You already have access!

Buy Class


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

  2. 02

    Camera Gear for Travel

  3. 03

    What Camera Gear Should You Buy?

  4. 04

    Gear Bags for Travel Photography

  5. 05

    Location Research and Pre-Trip Planning

  6. 06

    Importing and Naming Conventions in Lightroom

  7. 07

    Processing Images with Presets in Lightroom

  8. 08

    Basic Develop Module Processing

  9. 09

    Travel Architecture Photography

  10. 10

    Tourists in Your Shots

  11. 11

    Travel Panoramas

  12. 12

    Travel Street Photography

  13. 13

    What to Photograph While Traveling

  14. 14

    Night Photography Tips

  15. 15

    Adjusting for Clean Backgrounds

  16. 16

    How to Correct Composition in Camera

  17. 17

    Framing and Composition Tips

  18. 18

    Folder System in Lightroom

  19. 19

    How to Find Any Image in Lightroom

  20. 20

    Keywording Tactics in Lightroom

  21. 21

    Sort Keywords in Lightroom

  22. 22

    Update Default Settings in Lightroom

  23. 23

    How to Process HDR Images in Lightroom

  24. 24

    Adjusting Panoramas in Lightroom

  25. 25

    Adjustment Brush in Lightroom

  26. 26

    Post Crop Vignetting in Lightroom

  27. 27

    Switching from Lightroom to Photoshop

  28. 28

    Using Masks to Make Adjustments in Photoshop

  29. 29

    Composite Images in Photoshop

  30. 30

    Focus Stacking in Photoshop

  31. 31

    Filling in Panoramas with Content-Aware Fill in Photoshop

  32. 32

    Removing Glowing Highlights in Photoshop

  33. 33

    Lens Specifications and Performance

  34. 34

    Clone Stamp, Healing Brush and Spot Healing in Photoshop

  35. 35

    Removing Tourists in Shots using Photoshop

  36. 36

    Tricks to Manual Cloning in Photoshop

  37. 37

    Content Aware Feature vs Healing Tools


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

See instructor's Classes

Bonus Material

Access your course materials here!

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!

    Similar classes you might like

    You know who’d love this class...?

    When gift-spiration strikes, grab it. Give this class to a friend who’d love it. For their birthday or just because. (Or just because you missed their birthday.)