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Spice up your travel photography tip # 4: Eat a lot of colors!
Tell a story tipsy with content and brimming with beautiful imagery.
Light doesn’t change things, just how they look.
Travel is encountering a landscape of intangibles. Travel photography is an attempt to take them home.
Making a color image is a matter of choices.
Some people take photos because they travel. I travel so I can take photos.
Their chatter sounds like a hypersonic version of the ghazals Iâ€™ve heard on CDâ€”literary in its cadence, almost like a song, with whispers of a prayerful love. I bask in the poetry of noises I do not recognize but strangely, understand with my heart.
To get the shot: I zoomed the lens as wide as it could get and angled the shot so that the wood would distort. I saw the planks at the bottom of the shot, leading to his hand. I abstracted the window by cropping it above and on the right, so his face would float in the dark background. To get the colors to pop, I used Aperture priority and compensated for exposure by underexposing three quarters of a stop.
You will also see some interesting sari-sari stores, or stores selling all kinds of retail items such as bags of Tide detergent hanging on a string alongside chicharon, or pork rinds. There are also some very picturesque old wooden houses in Daro, especially in morning light. You may, like me, be distracted into taking photographs here.
Sometimes when I completely fall in love with a place, I want to stay indefinitely. Standing in the Sunday market in Bac Ha, Vietnam, my senses are overwhelmed by the colors.Â My camera is on overdrive. I am in heaven. But I spend exactly one day in Bac Ha, leave the North of Vietnam, fly…