April 1st, 2019

Posted in Photography Blog, Travel Blog by Randy Wells

STAGED TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY

Personally, I’ve avoided staged travel photography. It doesn’t usually make for great images.

There was a time when I was a full-time commercial stock travel photographer – during the ’90s. I would often need model releases, but I would always ask for them after I made my informal photographs.

Now, twenty years later, when I visit a beautiful travel event or a national park, it makes me cringe to see what has happened. I wish it was just an April Fool’s joke.

Fortunately, I have an antidote. Attend an Alex Webb workshop…

See this article for more:

To Stage or Not to Stage in Travel Photography

(Photos: Mike Pollock)