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with Lee Varis
Online Class

Shoot to Process for Travel Photography

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Learn how to take and process stunning travel photos with guidance from renowned author and Hollywood photo-illustrator Lee Varis. Lee shows you how to choose the right camera for every trip and shares expert tricks for always achieving the proper exposure. You're never sure what fresh sights travel will bring so Lee also shares techniques for capturing detailed shots, no matter the light. Find out how to seamlessly merge multiple photos, correct lens distortion and even shoot and edit vibrant street scenes. It's the people that matter most when you're traveling, so Lee demonstrates how to take memorable candids and portraits next. Finally, wrap up your new skills with simple post-processing techniques for professional-looking photos.


  • intermediate
  • 7 episodes
  • 1h58m

Included in this Class

1. Setting Up the Camera for Capture

1. Setting Up the Camera for Capture

Meet professional photographer Lee Varis as he highlights the skills you'll learn to elevate your travel photography. Then get started! Discover how to capture properly exposed images using your histogram as a guide. Not sure which camera to bring on your next trip? Lee offers expert advice on DSLRs, mirrorless cameras and more!

2. Visualizing Scenes & Panoramas

2. Visualizing Scenes & Panoramas

Take the techniques you learned in Lesson 1 and apply them to scenes you'll likely encounter on your travels. Lee shows you how to capture detail in a variety of outdoor scenes that feature both brightly lit areas and tricky shadows. In addition, you'll learn a trusty technique for capturing stunning panoramas.

3. Assembling HDR & Panorama

3. Assembling HDR & Panorama

Enhance the images you shot in the previous lesson with Lee's post-processing tips. See how to merge two photos, resulting in a perfectly exposed HDR image. Then, Lee shares a simple method for correcting lens distortion. Finish by seamlessly stitching multiple shots together to create an impressive panorama.

Recommended with this class

  • DSLR or mirrorless camera with standard zoom lens
  • Flash
  • Photo editing software, such as Adobe Lightroom or Photoshop