There are countless Travel Photography courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
- Lonely Planet’s Guide to Travel Photography (2016)
- The Traveling Photographer: A Guide to Great Travel Photography (2013)
- The Enthusiast’s Guide to Travel Photography: 55 Photographic Principles You Need to Know (2018)
- How to Create Stunning Digital Photography (2012)
- How to be a Travel Writer (Lonely Planet) (2017)
- Photography Demystified: Your Guide to the World of Travel Photography (2016)
- Extraordinary Everyday Photography: Awaken Your Vision to Create Stunning Images Wherever You Are (2012)
- Photographing Iceland: An Insider’s Guide to the Most Iconic Locations (2018)
- Photographing Washington (2013)
- Travel photography: A planner’s guide: Planning and executing the perfect photo trip (2019)
- Travel and Street Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots (2014)
- The Truth About Magic: Poems (2019)
- The Oregon Coast Photo Road Trip: How To Eat, Stay, Play, and Shoot Like a Pro (2019)
- Northern Lights: A Practical Travel Guide (Bradt Travel Guide) (2017)
- Backroads of Texas: Along the Byways to Breathtaking Landscapes and Quirky Small Towns (2016)
Lonely Planet’s Guide to Travel Photography (2016)
Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisherThe best-selling Lonely Planet’s Guide to Travel Photography is written by internationally renowned travel photographer Richard I’Anson.
Traveling and photography is a perfect match, but photographers are often disappointed that their images fail to meet the quality of their artistic aspirations.
The Enthusiast’s Guide to Travel Photography: 55 Photographic Principles You Need to Know teaches you what you need to know in order to shoot great images when you’re on the road, whether for a two-week vacation or a weekend getaway.
How to Create Stunning Digital Photography (2012)
Stunning Digital Photography is much more than a book; it’s a hands-on, self-paced photography class with over 14 hours of online training videos and free help from the author and other readers. That’s why award-winning author and photographer Tony Northrup’s book is the #1 photography book with over 250,000 readers.
Bursting with invaluable advice, this inspiring and practical guide, fully revised and updated in this new edition, is a must for anyone who yearns to write about travel – whether they aspire to make their living from it or simply enjoy jotting in a journal for posterity. You don’t have to make money to profit from travel writing. Sometimes, the richest rewards are in the currency of experience.
Photography Demystified–Your Guide to the World of Travel Photography–How to Explore, See, and Photograph the World is a book written for those that love to travel, explore, adventure, and photograph. Many photographers wanting to embark on a photographic adventure are not sure where exactly to begin. Often they find themselves asking not only photography technique questions but also seeking practical advice–How should I pack my gear?
Extraordinary Everyday Photography: Awaken Your Vision to Create Stunning Images Wherever You Are (2012)
Photographers are born travelers. They’ll go any distance to capture the right light, beautiful landscapes, wildlife, and people. But exotic locales aren’t necessary for interesting photographs. Wonderful images are hiding almost everywhere; you just need to know how to find them. Extraordinary Everyday Photography will help you search beyond the surface to find the unexpected wherever you are, be it a downtown street, a local park, or your own front lawn.
Considered by many to be the world’s top destination for amateur and professional landscape photographers, Iceland possesses unparalleled beauty, and the variety of spectacular landscapes found on this small island is astounding. Whether you’re visiting Iceland as a destination in its own right or as a stopover on your way elsewhere, you’re bound to have a unique and memorable experience.
Photographing Washington (2013)
Photographing Washington covers the most photogenic natural locations and a few man-made ones in Washington, The Evergreen State. Covering the entire state, from the rugged coastline to Puget Sound and islands in the Salish Sea, through the Columbia River Gorge and over the Cascade Mountains, across the Columbia Plateau to mountains and valleys on the eastern border.
Travel photography: A planner’s guide covers everything you need to plan and execute a successful trip to take photos. The guide is full of easy-to-understand tips and tricks for planning your journey, whether it is your first time travelling, your first photo trip, or you’re looking for ways to increase your ability to come away with killer images.
Whether you’re heading to Paris or San Francisco, Patagonia or Yosemite, you need a book that goes beyond the camera manual to teach you how to take great shots. This guide by pro photographer John Batdorff will help you conquer the fundamentals of travel and street photography and capture stunning pictures. Batdorff starts with the basics–composition, light, and exposure–and how to plan and pack the right equipment for different types of shooting conditions.
The Truth About Magic: Poems (2019)
In his third collection of poems, Atticus takes us on adventure to discover the truth about magic. Through heartbreak and falling in love, looking back and looking inward, he writes about finding ourselves, finding our purpose, and the simple joys of life with grace, wit, and longing.
Capture the incredible sights of Oregon’s majestic seasideRick and Susan Sammon are back to share their seasoned photography and travel wisdom, this time guiding the reader through the remarkable landscapes and cultural treasures of the Oregon Coast, from Cannon Beach to Bandon Beach.
Northern Lights: A Practical Travel Guide (Bradt Travel Guide) (2017)
An updated third edition of Bradt's practical guide to the best places to view the Northern Lights, the only guidebook that caters to the large number of people whose dream is to see the aurora borealis.
Texas is the second largest state in the United States, and you can be sure it’s home to plenty of incredible sights waiting just off the beaten path. Backroads of Texas guides readers off the main drag where they can find intriguing sites, offbeat characters, and glorious landscapes. These are the sights normally missed by interstate-centric travelers.The book includes thirty backroad drives and excursions that take travelers into the boondocks where all the craziest natural sights occur.
Best Travel Photography Books That You Need
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some travel photography books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
Author(s): Margaret Brown
ID: 2820812, Publisher: Media Publishing Pty Limited, Year: 2019, Size: 46 Mb, Format: pdf
Travel Photography for Beginners: The affordable and uncomplicated way to amazing travel shots
Author(s): Stefan Lenz
ID: 2832369, Publisher: Independently published, Year: 2019, Size: 5 Mb, Format: azw3
Travel and Street Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots
Author(s): John Batdorff
ID: 2833070, Publisher: Peachpit Press, Year: 2019, Size: 41 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are absolutely chart-busters according to Washington Post, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.