What skills do you need to be a travel photographer

What skills do you need to be a travel photographer?

Have you ever wondered what skills do you need to be a travel photographer? Well, travel photography could be a marvellous profession to be concerned about. Having the ability to travel the planet and take photos in exotic places will look like the right job. However, as any travel creative person can tell you, taking photos on your travels as a job is completely different from taking photos while on...
What do I need for wildlife photography

What do I need for wildlife photography?

When we travel, it's natural to require capturing those special moments. So you might be wondering what do I need for wildlife photography! Isn't it? With the correct skills and a few observe, you may build your travel photography hobby into a full-time job. Wildlife photography is that the act of photographing whereas travelling. The goal is to capture the locations you visit for a bird photography tour and therefore...
Tropical Photo tours- Colombia bird photo tours

Top spots to Birdwatch with Tropical Photo Tours in Colombia

Any venture begins with a vision. A vision that shapes what an organization is made up of and what it really wants! So here we are enlightening you about the top spots to Birdwatch with Tropical Photo Tours in Colombia. As Tropical Photo Tours has also begun with a strong motivation to help artists, nature lovers and wildlife conservationists see and appreciate the wonders of Tropical Rainforests in different countries,...
Tropical Photo tours- Colombia bird photo tours

Colombia Workshop Trip Report

Cock Of The Rock The avifauna of Colombia has 1851 confirmed species, of which 81 are endemic. This beautiful country has become one of the hottest birding destinations in the world. From stunning hummingbirds to the vibrant tanagers along with the active Antpittas that inhabit the forests, the guests were able to capture these and many more species during our workshop. During our <a href="https://tropicalphototours.com/the-colombia-tour/">Colombia bird photo tour</a>, our guests...

Raw Workflow

While I have some other articles on how to set your camera for success in the rain forest this one specifically aims at the editing of the raw files. I will use one of my frog images shot in Costa  Rica during one of my workshops to demo how I edit the raw file from start to end. If you are interested in knowing the workflow after raw conversion, please...
Tropical Photo tours- Bird photography tour

Top 13 Tips to Improve Your Photography

  The era of modern digital photography is indeed a boon for passionate wildlife and bird photographers just like me in terms of affordability and advancement of technology. In the last decade, there has been a steady rise of photographers who have been exploring wildlife photography with renewed interest. Social media forums like Flickr, Facebook, Instagram have also provided a platform for photographers to share their work. I couldn't imagine...
Tropical Photo tours- Texas bird photo tours

Painted Buntings of South Texas

The vibrant Painted Buntings always captured my imagination and my dream to create amazing images of this bird took me to South Texas. I pre-planned a two-day action-packed photo-tour along with a good friend and the owner of the best birding ranch in South Texas in the month of May. Though the aim of the trip was to click as many images of the Painted Buntings, the key was our...
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Ecuadorian Amazon bird photo tour trip report

White Eared Jacamar As soon as our photo adventure at the highland cloud forests of Northwest Ecuador ended, we reached the town of Coca and to experience the beauty of the dense Amazon forest firsthand. Reading about Amazon forests and getting to experience it from close quarters is truly a dream come true for avid bird lovers! After a short break at Quito by soaking in the sights and sounds...
Tropical Photo tours- Costa Rica bird photo tours

Costa Rica Trip Report

Pale-Billed Woodpecker We have been to Costa Rica several times, but it is never enough, and to photograph all the birds you find here in one go is difficult considering the country’s eco-diversity. Costa Rica beckons you again and again to come and explore her natural abundance, no wonder the word ‘Pura Vida’ or “Pure life” makes so much sense here. With a wide range of subjects, there was never...

How to Protect Your Camera from Humidity

The humid climate of the tropics is not camera-friendly at all and one must take adequate precautions to keep their camera dry and mold-free. The moisture in the air is the number one enemy of the camera as it attracts molds and fungus that settles in the nooks of your favorite gear. Yes, you can throw in some silica gel sachets as a quick fix solution, but your gear deserves...
Tropical Photo tours- Ecuador bird photo tours

Ecuador bird photo tour trip report

Velvet Purple Coronet There is never a dull moment during our Ecuador bird photo workshops, in fact, all of us are hard-pressed for time, since the country has so many species to offer. The beautiful forest lodges are well equipped with feeders, towers, canopies, and raptor blinds from where you will not only get a vantage point to spot the birds but also fantastic photo opportunities of the rare and...

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​Since our inception, we have curated unique Bird Photography tours, customized Photography Travel Tours and fun-filled photography sessions in over 5 countries!
Tropical Photo Tours LLC is a US Based photography tour company helping birders from all over the world visit and experience the rainforest birding and photography.

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