Travel Photography Tips

Travel photography is about more than simply learning how to take travel photos. Through the articles listed below — as well as the related lessons in the MatadorU Travel Photography course — we provide the information and inspiration needed to go from travel photographer to travel photojournalist.

Travel Photography Tips Articles

8 ways to take stunning photos of people

by Michael Bonocore

Too many photos lack SHARPNESS. Here are 10 simple steps for crisper shots

by Brad Mitchell

6 things you’re doing wrong when photographing wildlife (and how to fix them)

by Coen Wubbels

How to take your first long exposure photo

by Paul Porter

Take better travel food photos in 14 images

by Kita Roberts

How to create a metadata preset in Lightroom

by Daniel Nahabedian

How to correct perspective distortion in Lightroom

by Daniel Nahabedian

Story behind the shot: Kokkinias Beach, Greece

by Petros Mitropolous

Story behind the shot: Petra, Jordan

by Jeremy Ullmann

Story behind the shot: The Nomad Games, Kyrgyzstan

by Stephen Lioy

Story behind the shot: Tattoo artist Fang-Od

by Bernice Beltran

24 hour photo mission: Tokyo

by Cassandra O'Leary

Story behind the shot: Playa Guiones, Costa Rica

by Branden Eastwood

Forget the landscape: Start photographing yourself on your travels

by Emma Thieme

Story behind the shot: Giza Pyramids, Egypt

by Rob Kenyon

Tips from the pros: Best apps for your Instagram travel photos

by Stephanie Be

Story behind the shot: Swan dive, Monaco

by Tommy Lane

Story behind the shot: Lost Coast, California

by Joshua Thaisen
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