Nitish Waila is a travel photographer whose works have been featured on BBC Earth and NatGeo Traveller. His love for travel photography started from the wide panoramic views of the Himalayas. Ever since, he has been photographing and bringing out ‘The Beauty of Earth’ during his travels. Read this article to learn more about his journey in capturing travel photography.

Understand The Landscape

Get to know the place you are shooting first through researching. Spend some time interacting with locals, finding stories and exploring different angles to create a unique voice through your shots.

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV | EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM | f/11 | ISO 100 | 30s

Canon EOS M50 | EF-M11-22mm f/4-5.6 IS STM | f/4 | ISO 10 | 3.2s

Shoot During Golden Hour

Pick up a magazine and you might see it flooded with pictures taken when the light is warm and pleasing to the eyes. Shooting in the early morning or late evening creates various hues of yellow, orange and blue. At these timings, long shadows also help to create a sense of depth in the picture.

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV | EF14 f/2.8L II USM | f/8 | ISO 1600 | 1/400s

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV | EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM | f/11 | ISO 100 | 1/40s

Give Your Photo Meaning

Travel photography is about telling your tale, helping the audience to live your journey through your photographs.

Canon EOS M50 | EF16-35mm f/2.8L III USM | f/2.8 | ISO 125 | 1/1600s

Finding meaningful stories will help create an image that stands out from other images of the same place.

Canon EOS M50 | EF16-35mm f/2.8L III USM | f/11 | ISO 100 | 1/50s

Creating magic through photographs is an art, which is why we create pictures. With that said, it’s time for you to pack your camera gear and prepare for your next travel destination to capture the wonderful stories and beauty of the earth.

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV | EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM | f/8 | ISO 320 | 1/1250s

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV | EF14 f/2.8L II USM | f/6.3 | ISO 1600 | 1/1600s

Stay updated on Nitish Waila’s journey to capture more natural beauty by following his Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/nitishwaila/ or his Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/nitishwailaphotography/.

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