Photography Tips for Writers

Five Tips to Revolutionize Your Photos

Edited by Lori Appling in San Francisco, CA “Magazine photography is the mural painting of modern times.” – Gene Thornton Dear Reader, Just a quick note today as I'm about to board a plane bound for Hawaii. I'm sitting at my gate at the airport in San Francisco (typing… and drinking as much water as […]

Computer Tricks For Writers And Photographers

Lori Allen and Rich Wagner share computer tips and tricks for writers and photographers

Photos First: Another Easy Approach to Writing Round-Ups

Today: Today's Hottest Article -- Building One is A Lot Easier than You Think "Photos First" - An Easy Victory Over the Blank Page More Opportunities and Resources for Writers Dear Reader, Last week, freelance travel writer Jennifer Stevens told us that one of the best ways to break into the travel-writing business is to […]

Buying the Right Camera: Think More than Just Megapixels

Today: How Pictures of Brick Walls, Red Curtains, and Fields of Grass Sell for Super-Fast Cash Buying the Right Camera: Think More than Just Megapixels Dear Reader, With a digital camera and a little imagination, you could make an extra $500 a month from your photographs without even leaving your living room. A few weeks […]

SPECIAL SECTION: Paris Workshop - Day Four

On-the-ground reports from the Ultimate Travel Photography Workshop in Paris Since you couldn't be with us in Paris for our photography workshop, I asked David Morgan - a freelance writer and photographer - to fill you in on what we've learned. You'll find his report here below. --LoriLori ApplingDirector, Great Escape Publishing Dear Reader, The […]

SPECIAL SECTION: Paris Workshop - Day Three

On-the-ground reports from the Ultimate Travel Photography Workshop in Paris Since you couldn't be with us in Paris for our photography workshop, I asked David Morgan - a freelance writer and photographer - to fill you in on what we've learned. You'll find his report here below. --LoriLori ApplingDirector, Great Escape Publishing Dear Reader, Three […]

SPECIAL SECTION: Paris Workshop - Day Two

On-the-ground reports from the Ultimate Travel Photography Workshop in Paris. Since you couldn't be with us in Paris for our workshop, I asked David Morgan -- a freelance writer and photographer -- to fill you in on what we've learned. You'll find his second report below. - LoriLori ApplingDirector, Great Escape Publishing Dear Reader, The […]

SPECIAL SECTION: Paris Workshop - Day One

On-the-ground reports from the Ultimate Travel Photography Workshop in Paris. Since you couldn't be with us in Paris for our photography workshop, I asked David Morgan - a freelance writer and photographer - to fill you in on what we've learned. You'll find his report here below. --LoriLori ApplingDirector, Great Escape Publishing Dear Reader, The […]

FEATURED PUBLICATION: National Geographic Photo Contest

{Ed. Note - this contest has expired} Dear Reader, Here's your chance to get your picture in National Geographic... Lori Appling Director, Great Escape Publishing National Geographic MONTHLY Photo Contest Yes, National Geographic is a biggie. No argument about that. They are currently running monthly photo contests where anyone with a spectacular digital shot might […]

Think Like a Spy... And Sell More Articles and Photos

In previous articles, I've waxed on about the importance of including specifics in your stories. To review, briefly... Don't say a place is hot. Say it's 96 degrees. Don't say a hotel is nicely appointed. Say two terry robes hang in the closet... next to the Bose CD player on the desk sits a stack […]

You Can Be Next -- How I Pick the Travel Writers and Photographers who Contribute to My Guidebooks

By freelance travel writer and photographer, B. Howard in Cleveland, TN In The Bahamas this past November -- where we hosted our first Photography and Guidebook Writing Workshop -- the idea was that the attendees would help me update the new edition of my Adventure Guide to those islands. I had suggested that at least […]

SPECIAL SECTION: San Antonio Workshop - Day Three

From the Lucrative Traveler Conference in San Antonio, TX Since you couldn't be with us in San Antonio for our workshop, I asked Sue Wright -- a freelance writer and photographer -- to fill you in on what we've learned. You'll find her second report below. (And if you missed yesterday's, you can read it […]

How Much Can You Really Earn As a Travel Writer/Photographer?

Read from freelance travel writer, guidebook author, and photographer, B. Howard in Cleveland, TN, How much can you really earn as a travel writer/photographer?

Nine Truths About Editors and Photo Buyers

Read about Ilise Benun, Marketing Mentor, a few truths about editors and photo buyers that will help you land your next assignment.

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