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What is covered on this tour?

Steve's tours generally cover a wide range of technical and practical techniques for improving your travel photography. This is done with practical group and individual demonstrations, nightly illustrated talks on aspects of travel photography and group critiques and discussions.

Steve tailors the subjects covered on the tours depending on the level of knowledge of people on the tour, individual requirements and the nature of the itinerary. Subjects which you can expect to be covered are as follows:

Technical aspects:
Exposure

Different exposure modes
Why exposures go wrong
Histograms and exposure compensation
Dynamic range and increasing it
Getting the best from Auto
Manual exposure
Metering modes
Balancing shutterspeed and aperture

Digital Photography
White balance
Benefits of shooting RAW
Techniques of shooting RAW
ISO and how to exploit it creatively

Other techniques
Lens choice
Composition for visual harmony
Composition to introduce meaning
Using light
Flash and fill-in flash
Using filters
Travelling with your camera
Photographing movement
Making photographic decisions
Shooting around a subject
 

Photographic styles
Techniques for improving portraits(this includes strategies for approaching people)
Portrait styles
Shooting photostories
Sunsets and sunrises
Night photography
Landscape photography
Super long exposures (star trails)
Shooting panoramas
Shooting interiors
Photographing food and markets
Shooting cities and buildings

Depending on the itinerary, we will cover more relevant localised skills that you will encounter.

Post production
Backing up strategies
Digital Asset Management
Sample digital workflow
Simple RAW processing
 

This tour is organised and led by Steve Davey | The land arrangements are sub-contracted to Intrepid Travel, but the tours don't appear on the Intrepid Travel website | The only way to book is through this site!

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Impressions of Burma Itinerary

Day 1: Yangon
Day 2: Yangon/Mandalay
Day 3: Mandalay
Day 4: Monywa/Mandalay
Day 5: Bagan
Day 6: Bagan
Day 7: Kampalet
Day 8: Kampalet
Day 09: Bagan
Day 10: Inle Lake
Day 11: Inle Lake
Day 12: Trek/Inle Lake

Day 13: Yangon
Day 14: Tour ends

Included in the trip price

11 nights comfort hotel & 2 nights lodge accommodation

12 breakfasts

4 lunches & 3 dinners

All transport as per itinerary

• All domestic flights as per itinerary

Boat trip to Mingun

• Full day Inle Lake boat excursion

Short village Trek at Inle Lake

• 4WD excursion to Chin Hills

Entrance fees as per itinerary

• Photo-tip kitty ($450)

• Pre-trip Facebook group to meet other group members

• Experienced Local leader

Expert photographic tuition

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Two dates are available

Start:3 Nov. 2016
End:
16 Nov. 2016
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Min 8, max 12 people
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Start:27 Feb. 2017
End:
12 March 2017
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Price: From 2875 pp
excl. flights, based on

Approx other currencies*:
€ 2820 • US$ 3850

AU$4070 • NZ$4400

Optional single supplement: 750

Estimated current
flight cost 550-600

If you have a 5% Intrepid feedback discount it can be used against these trips

Land arrangements are sub-contracted to Intrepid Travel, who have many years experience in running small group adventures.

Bookings are made through the Intrepid Special Groups Dept. in the UK not the Intrepid website or Stores. Use this link for more information

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what is covered on this trip?

Steve's tours generally cover a wide range of technical and practical techniques for improving your travel photography. This is done with practical group and individual demonstrations, daily illustrated talks on aspects of travel photography and group reviews and discussions.

Steve tailors the subjects covered on the tours depending on the level of knowledge of people on the tour, individual requirements and the nature of the itinerarySteve is very approachable, and is always willing to give individual help, look at pictures or enter into a spirited discussion about just about everything.

Although the schedule is flexible, and will be responsive to the needs and interests of the group, a typical teaching schedule will include:

Introduction to the tour and travel photography.

Advanced DSLR techniques:
Shooting RAW and its benefits.
Achieving sharp pictures and focus
White balance
Exposure & Histograms
ISO and Sensitivity
Choosing between Aperture and Shutter Speed.
Panning

Telling a story with composition:
Combining objects
Viewpoint, angle and lens choice

Composition for Balance and Aesthetics:
Rules of composition
Compositional devices

Shooting Travel Portraits:
Approaching people
Candid photography
Creative portraits
Fill-in flash

Travelling with your camera:
Cleaning your gear
Backing-up
Safety and security

Shooting at night:
Night photography
Shooting star trails and post-production
Using flash

Other techniques:
Shooting panoramas and post-production

Post production
Backing up strategies
Digital Asset Management
Sample digital workflow
Simple RAW processing
 

We will also cover a number of photographic styles to equip you
for the days ahead, including the following:

Portrait styles
Shooting photostories
Sunsets and sunrises
Night photography
Landscape photography
Shooting panoramas
Shooting interiors
Photographing food and markets
Shooting cities and buildings

If there is anything else that you would like covered on the trip, then please ask at any time. Steve is always happy to include anything in the trip tuition.

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Highlights of this trip

Yangon & Shwedagon Pagoda

• ‘Jewel City’ of Mandalay

Spectacular temples of Bagan

Floating villages at Inle Lake

Traditional village trek

• Peoples of Chin Hills

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