The Creative Traveler: Capturing Your Family’s Adventures
with Jess Swenson
all materials are downloadable & yours to keep
Capture your family’s adventures!
Come and adventure with world-traveler, Jess Swenson, as she shows you how to capture your family’s excursions during fast-paced travels, vacations, and day trips. Be inspired and learn step-by-step the process of observation, composition, and storytelling techniques to showcase your memories while still being present and enjoying the adventure. In an original eBook, Jess shares how to capture locations you’re seeing for the first time, tips and tricks for capturing your children on the go, and how to create compelling images that capture all aspects of a location.
what you’ll get
A beautiful guide detailing how to approach travel photography with an eye to capturing the heart of a place while creating compelling, storytelling images
Go behind the scenes with Jess to see how she captures day trips, including both nature and urban adventures
Watch how Jess culls her images to help identify quality over quantity to keep digital storage low, and how she removes unwanted objects within a frame
Bonus Editing Video that shows how Jess uses presets to streamline her post-processing process
A PDF with a recommended gear starter kit for capturing family adventures with a minimalist approach
A PDF field guide with a checklist of image ideas to capture in any given location to get the full story of a place
Discussion with Rachel Goble, a nonprofit practitioner, focusing on ethical storytelling for photographers when capturing different cultures and people around you
what you’ll learn
// HOW TO TELL YOUR STORY
Creating strong storytelling images while on location that encapsulate the essence of wherever you are
// THE POWER OF COMPOSITION
Practical exercises to help you observe a new location or see an old location in new light as you rely on the tools of composition to capture your subject
// WORKING WITH HARSH LIGHT
Learn how to handle midday light during your adventures to create dynamic images in a variety of settings
// PREPARING & AVOIDING PITFALLS
Tips and tricks to help you be the most successful out in the field.
about your presenter
Jess is a studio newborn and birth photographer turned world traveler. After five years in business, she left her San Francisco suburban life to travel the world with her husband and three kids. Since then, she spends her free time hopping on planes and enjoying the outdoors, documenting her adventures along the way. While technically homeless, she’s based in Phoenix, Arizona and shares her family’s nomadic travels on Instagram here.