Talk Travel: Travel Photography

Tips for Amazing Pics. Special guest speaker is professional photographer Melissa Kostelecky, of Abeona Photography.

She fell in love with photography as a child while on a trip to Omaha. Years later she began to formally learn the craft and has been educated from New-space Center for Photography, as well as numerous workshops. Several of these have been travel photography workshops including ones to South Africa, Cuba, and Antarctica.

Melissa is an avid traveler. She lived for nearly 6 years in Germany, where she became a German-English Translator. That is why her blog from traveling around-the-world in 2014 was called Linguist on the Move. While circum-navigating the globe, Melissa went to 30 countries 7 continents. That year she was featured as one of Trover Adrenaline Junkies 5 Travelers Who’ll Make Your Jaw Drop.

In this recording, Melissa shares 4 photography tips anyone can do. Great for travelers with a camera or smartphone. You’ll also hear her great answers to attendee’s questions about how to improve their travel pics.

This meetup was recorded on Tuesday July 21. Click on Video below to start.

Here are Melissa’s slides from the talk.

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