Becoming a Travel Photographer

Amy Lo has pointed out another free course on the Creative Live web site titled Becoming a Travel Photographer. While it seems to be aimed at commercial photographers, it does sound interesting and we all love to travel.

Here’s their description of the course:

Get Paid To Travel By Capturing And Telling Unique Stories

The world is full of unique and beautiful places. By learning the business behind travel photography and mastering how to capture and write those stories, you can get paid while filling up your passport; more importantly, you can brand yourself as a travel photographer.

Laura Grier is a photojournalist who has made a life out of exploring the world, capturing, and writing about her experiences. She has worked for National Geographic, Huffington Post, and is the owner of Beautiful Day Photography (one of LA’s most highly regarded destination wedding companies). In this class she’ll teach you:

  • How to break into the travel photography world
  • How to pitch story ideas and get trips funded
  • How to prepare for destination and travel shoots

It will air for free July 28th and 29th. After that, it will cost $99US