Think about photographing your vacation like going to movie. There is a beginning, a middle and an end. You wouldn’t go to movies and expect to understand what’s going on if you arrive 30 minutes late, or forget your glasses. So, you're on time, and ready! Get that prepared for photographing your vacation, and understand the beginning, middle and end of your photographic memory of the event.
Start by taking pictures of vacation prep for the trip. The hustle and bustle of the experience putting everything together. it’s always fun to look back on. Next, document your mode of transport. How are you getting there? Car, plane, boat? Each one has it's own romance. Photograph that transportation story! What you want to do is take the people are viewing the pictures including yourself and family later date through the progression in still images or a combination of still images and short movies that can be frame your vacation like a movie! Leave class understanding: how to travel with photo equipment, how much memory to have on hand, power options to make sure you can always have a charged and ready camera, how to address photo equipment that gets lost or breaks. And of course, the rules of great vacation photography such as the Rule of Thirds and Composition techniques for a cinematic vacation photography feel to your ending!
The tips and techniques you learn in this class will apply to not only vacations, but any other major events in your life, like graduations, weddings, concerts and championship sporting events.