Travel Photography for Beginners: Let’s Talk About Light Premium class

Mariya Popandopulo, Photographer & Illustrator

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12 Videos (23m)
    • Class overview

      1:20
    • Introduction

      0:58
    • Morning light

      4:33
    • Midday light - sun

      3:14
    • Overcast and cloudy light

      1:06
    • Rain light

      1:16
    • Mixed light

      2:29
    • Evening light

      3:36
    • Shadow evening and sky light

      2:15
    • Night light

      1:16
    • Class project

      0:19
    • Conclusion

      0:40

About This Class

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Once you become interested in photography it is really hard (sometimes almost impossible) to just walk around new places without your camera attached to your body.

You may end up seeing the whole trip through your lens (and on a computer screen afterwards). Which is not really a good thing, unless you are paid for your travel photographs.

So my advice is to find a balance. Don’t just spray and pray that something will turn out ok. It will, given you take a tons of pictures, but the point of traveling is to experience new places and you have to take your experience beyond your camera.

In order to do so, it is very good to know in advance a few practical techniques that will allow you to compose and capture images faster.

In these short and sweet series of travel photography classes I will talk about light, composition, making portraits and some other helpful tips you may find quite useful. I decided to break these topics into separate classes so it will be easier to digest.

So in this first class I will talk about the light! As you know light is extremely important in photography and although you can not control the natural light while you are traveling (yeah I wish I could) it is very useful to know what kinds of light you may encounter and how to deal with a given light situation.

So, press enroll button and lets dive in into the magic of light!

Oh, one more thing!

For those of you who are not on premium membership, here is a link for a free enrollment in this class =) There are 40 free places currently.

And for those who want to upgrade to premium membership, get 3 months of Skillshare Premium for only $0.99  Here is my link to use that offer.

Have a great day! =)

52 of 54 students recommendSee All

I love all of this teacher's classes! They're short, to the point and supported by beautiful examples.
Zuza Hicks

Designer, Sacramento, CA

Its a wonderful class, full of content and very relevant. i had to do the class twice because it was enjoyable.
This is a delightful class as all Mariya's classes. She has a very joyful way of teaching! Great tips and beautiful examples of lighting in photography.
Claudia Cerantola

Illustrator and Surface pattern designer

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Mariya Popandopulo

Photographer & Illustrator

Hi! My name is Mariya and I am photographer and illustrator based in Almaty, Kazakhstan. 

I never could quite decide what do I love more - photography or illustrations, so Im doing both =D

Here is my little photography blog

I also have illustrations portfolio on Behance

And currently as part of the process on my new Skillshare class, which will be on watercolors (yay! so exited! =)) I'm making a #novembercoffeeproject with 30 watercolor illustrations of coffee =)

My preferred social media currently is Instagram (no surprise here =D)