Travel Photography: Making Portraits of the Locals with Scott Kelby and Rick Sammon

The new year is all about growing and getting out of your comfort zone, and for a lot of people, that means meeting new people and exploring new places! This week’s travel portraiture class is all about both!

Make your travel photos come alive by including people in the scenes you capture. Not quite sure how to approach local residents, and set up the shot you envision? That’s where Rick Sammon and Scott Kelby can help!

Watch this class before you take any portraits on your next trip!

Class Outline

  1. Introduction and Gear
  2. Candid Portraits
  3. Semi Candids
  4. Vendors and Staff
  5. Getting Locals to Pose
  6. Detail Shots
  7. Paying Locals
  8. Hiring Models
  9. Getting Better Results
  10. Photo Fixers
  11. Shooting Tips
  12. Natural Light
  13. Using Lighting

Now that you have a sample of what’s inside this course—it’s time to start watching!

Scott Kelby

Scott is the President and CEO of KelbyOne, is also the original “Photoshop Guy”, is the editor and publisher of Photoshop User Magazine, Conference Technical Chair for the Photoshop World Conference, Training Director and instructor for KelbyOne Live Seminars, and author of a string of bestselling technology and photography books.

Rick Sammon

Rick Sammon is one of the most active photographers on the planet. With over 40 years of experience, he divides his time between creating images, giving seminars, developing online classes, leading workshops, and making personal appearances. Rick’s enthusiasm for digital imaging is contagious and it’s his mission to make digital photography fun, creative, exciting, and rewarding for others.