Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Editing the journal, part of Travel Photography: Geologging and Journaling on the Road.
…As you're going along through this process,…your journal is kind of completing itself.…Especially if you're using software that lets you attach…photos to entries, or build your media as you go.…That said, when you get to the end of whatever event or period of…time it is that you're journaling, You…might then want to consider a second process.…Which is the process of taking that stuff you wrote and polishing it, and…getting it ready for some kind of final output like I showed you earlier.…If you're going to do that, you first need to decide, is that final output going…to be just for you, or is it going to be for more general public consumption.…
Are you going to show it to your friends or relatives,…if so you're going to produce two pretty different finished results.…If you're working with just a photo book, if your goal is to have a, a…nice book of photos without text, you've got…a lot of different options; iPhoto, Lightroom, Aperture.…They all have great book layout…capabilities that allow you to easily create…
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