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When you're traveling, you sometimes want to spend a day or two exploring the neighborhood where you're staying—just walking around with your camera, absorbing the neighborhood's personality, and assembling a collection of photos that, together, form a portrait of the neighborhood. These photos are a great way to bring your experiences home to share.
In this course, photographer and teacher Mikkel Aaland explores one of the oldest and most beautiful neighborhoods of San Francisco: North Beach, home to iconic architecture, beautiful vistas, delicious food, and more than a few interesting people. He explores the area on foot over a three-day period, taking you up hills, inside restaurants and shops, and into encounters with people on the street. Along the way, learn how to take advantage of natural light, shoot a city at night, pack and prep for travel shoots, and enhance your images in post-production.
Male: Let's face it, when you're travelling, food is one of the best parts of travel. And when you're photographing some place, you really want to get in there and photograph the food. Every place is going to be a little bit different. We're in North Beach here, so there's a lot of Italian food, there's some incredible coffee, great breads. Great sandwiches, so we're going to be going there, and I'm going to be photographing that food. I'm going to get behind the scenes too, and to see how that food's being made. Everywhere you go the food is going to be a little bit different, but you've gotta get the food when you're doing travel photography.
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