Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Considering media options and reviewing the workflow for the trip, part of Travel Photography: Geologging and Journaling on the Road.
…After you've decided what kind of journaling you're going to…do, whether that's a photo only journal, a video journal,…photos and video, photos and words; photo, video and words;…photos, videos, audio and words; on and on and on.…You've got all these different media options.…After you've decided what you think you want your end product to be.…You need to think about the hardware that you need to generate that end product.…I have made a choice on this trip that I'm just…going to be shooting stills and adding a lot of words…to them.…That said, I'll still shoot video from time to time, although that's mostly…just video that I'm generating for…friends, video postcards that I'm sending back.…
Still, sometimes those can be nice snippets that…can work here and there in my journal.…I also have some GoPro little helmet cameras with me.…Because those can shoot very high resolution…stills and high resolution time lapse stills.…So I'll put those on the bike when I'm…driving through what I think is going to be a particularly…
In this course, author and photographer Ben Long explores the tools and techniques behind modern-day travel journaling. Ben takes us on a road trip across the Southwest to detail a variety of methods for documenting the salient moments of a trip. Ben discusses and demonstrates software and hardware tools for capturing the notes, images, and location data from your trip, and assembling them into a journal that you can share with others or keep as a personal memento of your travels. He also shares tips on publishing your journal as a PDF or a printed book. Along the way, he provides insightful advice on establishing a balance between documenting your travels and experiencing them.
- Planning your route
- Packing for a journaling trip
- Mixing up the shots
- Finding your voice
- Importing GPS data
- Geotagging in Lightroom
- Editing and laying out the journal