From: 19 January 2019
To: 20 January 2019
Price: Seminars £30 each plus entry. Entrance tickets 50% off for Wanderlust readers
Would you like to fund your passion for travel? Want your work featured in the leading travel media? Or maybe you would like to simply brush up on your travel documenting skills. Then make your work as powerful as it can be with these informative and in-depth seminars brought to you by experts at Wanderlust magazine.
Over six two-hour seminars, Wanderlust experts and leading industry experts will offer an introduction to travel writing, travel photography and film making. The seminars, a mix of informative lectures and open discussion, are designed to work alongside each other – attend a single session or come to more for a complete overview. Seminar groups are limited, meaning you’ll have the best possible learning environment and ample chances to ask the experts questions.
And there's plenty more to do over the weekend at the UK's only exhibition dedicated to off-the-beaten track travel experiences including inspirational talks, workshops, the Adventure Travel Film Festival, the Discover Africa Theatre, the Incredible Journeys Theatre and much more!
Spaces are filling fast so book yours now. Wanderlust reader's will receive 50% off the entrance price when you enter the code 'WANDER' at the checkout.
Note that seminars cost £30 each and have to be prebooked.
Where: Olympia, London
When: 19 - 20 January 2019
Wanderlust will also be running its very popular series of seminars once again. Whether you're looking to improve your own photography or writing skills, or looking to take them to the next level and start earning money from your travels, we have the workshop for you.
09:30–11:30 Introduction to Travel Writing
Whether you are interested in writing for a career or simply for pleasure, and whether you’d love to be an author or a blogger, this seminar will inspire and inform on how to take your writing to the next level. A team of experienced editors and writers including Lyn Hughes (Wanderlust editor-in-chief), Phoebe Smith (author, writer, editor) and Jonathan Lorie (author of The Travel Writer’s Way) will guide you through the different styles of writing, giving practical tips and tricks. Suitable for any level of experience.
12:30–14:30 Filming your Travel Adventures
Advances in technology means that making a film of your travels is easier than ever. But how do you make something to a professional standard – and can you even make money from it? In this intensive seminar, film-maker and adventurer Kevin Merrey will cover preparation and planning, tech/film gear, location planning, drone filming, and post production. For those wanting to go a step further to try to make income from it, he will also cover working with brands and preparing a pitch.
15:30–17:30 Improving your Travel Photography
Before, during and after your trip, find out how to take your travel photography to the next level, whether you’re a beginner or enthusiast. Award-winning journalist William Gray offers expert advice on everything from choosing the right gear to telling a story with pictures.
10:00–12:00 Getting Published
Do you dream of writing a book, getting published in a magazine, or making a career from writing for websites? A team of successful writers and editors will take you through the various outlets and opportunities, the skills involved, and how to make it. Suitable for any level of experience.
12:30–14:30 How to Make Your Photos Stand Out
Do your travel photographs lack the ‘wow factor’? Discover how composition, viewpoint, light, movement and other crucial factors can transform your images from ordinary to extraordinary. With 30 years’ experience, photojournalist William Gray shares his top tips.
15:00–17:00 Making Money from Your Travels
Can you make money from travel writing, photography or filming? Can you mix work and pleasure? Can you produce a successful blog? Are there careers that pay you to travel? Whether you want to make travel your living, or whether you just want to subsidise your travels, a team of successful writers, photographers and editors will give you ideas and answer your questions. Speakers include Lyn Hughes (Wanderlust), Phoebe Smith (author; writer; presenter) and William Gray (photojournalist).
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