Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Journal conclusion, part of Travel Photography: Geologging and Journaling on the Road.
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…I don't know about you, when I get home, I hate unpacking.…It, it, I have to force myself to actually right away, unpack.…Otherwise, bags will just lay around for an embarrassing amount of time.…But now there's this other thing.…In addition to coming home and unpacking, I have to come…home and I've got all this data that I have to monger.…And that part I actually like.…There's a lot of fun to going over all of the stuff I've captured along the way.…And here I have the…output of my Day One journal.…I had tagged each entry in Day One with a specific name for this road trip.…
So it was very easy for me to just grab the…entries from this trip and spit them out as a PDF.…And so now, I've got this really, nicely laid out PDF of…my entire trip with my images and all of my text and everything.…I am actually going to make this available for you to read, sort of.…I'm going to go through and I'm going to edit…out all the embarrassing parts and cut it down to a…more reasonable size, because I wrote a lot more than I realized.…
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