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Steve McCurry's 5 top tips for travel photography

What advice does legendary photographer Steve McCurry have to boost your travel photography skills? Read on for his expert tips...

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Travel photography: taking portraits

How do the professionals manage to get such evocative and engaging portraits? Steve Davey says it’s all about getting up close and personal

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The Wanderlust guide to the best travel photography advice

Everything you need to know to ensure your photos capture the magic of your trip of a lifetime.

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9 of the best photography trips

Want to improve your travel photography skills? Gain expert tuition on one of these learning trips and assignments

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10 tips for better travel photographs

Top ten travel photography tips from adventurer and avid traveller Alastair Humphreys

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How to win Wanderlust's Travel Photo of the Year competition

Are you thinking of entering our annual travel photography competition? Give your entry a head start with this advice from one of the judges...

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15 fascinating destinations for travel photography – as chosen by top photographers

Some of the world's finest travel photographers, including Richard I’Anson, Amos Chapple and Tariq Zaidi, pick the most rewarding places to focus their lenses on

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12 of our favourite astonishing photos from 2016

From the cutest animals to astronomical marvels and the best of travel photography, we've seen some astonishingly beautiful photos in 2016. Here's a small selection of the very best

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Gear review: 4 of the best alternative travel cameras

When it comes to travel photography, most people opt for either a DSLR camera or their mobile phone. However, there are plenty of other options to get unique shots…

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Put your *&^%* camera away!

Generally, we at Wanderlust love travel photography. But when our fellow travellers push us to breaking point, the red mist descends...

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Underwater photography

There’s more to underwater photography than keeping your camera dry. Here we dive in to get the best shots in the big blue

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Top 10 photography gadgets

With photography, there always seems to be one more piece of essential equipment. Here we reveal the top 10 must-haves

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Photography tips – markets

Hawking traders, bustling aisles, weird and wonderful vegetables – there’s no better place for photography than a market. Here we help you capture the action

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Photography tips: breaking the rules

To take the best pictures, many of us abide by accepted ‘laws of photography’. But sometimes, reckons Steve Davey, flouting these rules produces far better photos

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Photography tips: on the water

Pictures taken from boats all too often end in repetitive seascapes and wonky horizons. Steve Davey stabilises your waterborne photography

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Photography tips: alternative angles

They draw the eye, link subjects and add drama – shooting diagonals can properly pep up your photography, reckons Steve Davey

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13 photography tips to try at home

Don’t wait until you’re on your travels to improve your photography. Start right now in your own backyard...

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Photography tips: take positive pics

Forget moody portraits and brooding landscapes – celebrate the world’s wonders! Steve Davey helps you add some positivity to your photography

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Photography tips: How to take great macro shots

Focus on the little things – here's how to master macro photography

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Photography tips: images with an iPhone

Compact, discreet and packed with editing opportunities – is the Apple iPhone the ultimate travel camera? Richard Gray explains how he was converted

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Show me the 'wow' and graft in wildlife photography

I want to be arrested and seduced by wildlife photography. A critique of Wildlife Photographer of the Year winners – past and present

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Photography tips: exposure

Don’t know your P from your AUTO? Here we explain how to control exposure on your DSLR to improve your travel photos

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Gallery: 10 exceptional winning photos from the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

The winners of the Open categories of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards have just been announced. Check out these 10 incredible photos, from nature and travel to portraits...

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5 essential photography tips for portraits

Award-winning travel photographer and Wanderlust contributor Alex Robinson shares five tips for taking better shots of people

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The idiot's guide to landscape photography

Landscape photography can offer some very challenging yet rewarding opportunities to be creative with your work... Here's how to get the very best from your shots

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Do travellers take photography for granted?

David Abram rediscovers a subject of one of his favourite photos – and gains an understanding of the power of photography

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The world's Top 10 cities for street photography

Top street photographers Nicholas Goodden, Graciela Magnoni, Giuseppe Milo and Marcelo Argolo pick their favourite cities for capturing the people, action and atmosphere of the street, from Istanbul to Bangkok

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Photography tips: places of worship

Photographing places of worship is a sensitive business. Steve Davey helps you capture the atmosphere in style, without causing offence

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Photography tips: How to capture the magic of autumn

With its vibrant colours and atmospheric sunlight, autumn is a splendid season for photography – here's how to ensure your photos do it justice

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Photography tips: composition

It's difficult to create an image that catches the attention of the viewer and arouses their curiosity. Here's how to do it, advises Tom Ang

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Photography tips: ways with water

It moves, it reflects, it makes simply keeping your camera steady a bit of a challenge. Steve Davey helps you become captain of your camera with water

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Photography Adventures in Western Australia

The winners of Wanderlust’s Photo of the Year competition 2015 won an amazing photo assignment to Western Australia. We caught up with them to find out what it’s like to photograph Western Australia’s cities, wildlife and epic landscapes

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Photography tips: festivals

Obstructive crowds, fast-moving action, tonnes of flying tomatoes... taking pictures at a festival is tough. Here we show you how to capture the moment – and enjoy the party

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Mastering black and white photography

Not every image shot in black and white looks arty – you need a bit of know-how. Change you black and white images from grey to great

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10 photography rules for the road

Pack light, look after your kit and keep smiling – here’s our 10-point plan to follow if you’re serious about taking better photos

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Photography tips: respecting locals

It can be fascinating watching local people going about their daily toil – but while the resulting photos can be great, you need to shoot with respect, says Steve Davey

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Photography tips: zoom in on detail

It’s great to see the big picture – but zooming in can create a more effective sense of place. Steve Davey gets you ready for your close ups

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Photography tips: Mediocre to magical

When it comes to taking the perfect picture a bit of cropping and colour converting might just be necessary. But remember, it’s not always cheating says Steve Davey

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Photography tips: Mastering mountains

Mountains don’t move much, but that doesn’t make their majesty easy 
to capture. Steve Davey helps you take better peak pictures

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Night-time photography

As night falls, a whole new world comes to life – but with it come photographic challenges: how to take exciting photos after the sun’s gone down

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Photography tips: night-time shoots

Don’t leave the camera behind on your evenings out! Steve Davey helps you capture those cultural shows, campfire drinks and bar crawls that make travelling so much fun...

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Photography tips: shooting open spaces

From salt-flats to scorching deserts – empty landscapes can be utterly atmospheric. How do you capture all that nothing on camera? Steve Davey is here to help

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Photography tips: taking action shots

Bungy-jumping, mountain-biking, river-rafting – all great fun, but how can you capture the moment? Steve Davey offers his top tips

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Photography tips: view life in vertical

Cameras are designed to be held horizontally, but some subjects are just better captured from a different angle. It's time to turn your camera on its side!

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Photography tips: Experiment with ISO settings

Want to shoot hand-held in low light, or create blur in brilliant daylight? Then get creative with your camera’s ISO settings, says Steve Davey

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Top 8 places in the world for landscape photography, by Charlie Waite

British photographer Charlie Waite has travelled the world, photographing unique and colourful landscapes. Here are his picks of the world’s greatest places for landscape photography, including Italy, Burm

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Photography tips: capturing colour on camera

Be bright, be bold, and contrast, contrast, contrast! Steve Davey sums up the key rules of capturing colour with your camera

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Travel in the blogosphere

Personal satisfaction, sharing stories with friends and family, or reaching out to a wider audience: travel and technology

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Top 10 photography tips... from the professionals

With just over a month to go before Wanderlust's Travel Photo of the Year competition ends, wildlife photographers Jonathan and Angela Scott reveal their top tips for snapping animals

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5 essential photography tips for wildlife images

World-renowned naturalist, TV presenter and photographer Mark Carwardine explains five simple rules to take great wildlife shots

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5 ever-so-simple photography rules

Photographer Max Milligan has travelled the length and breadth of his homeland Scotland for his new book. He takes a break to give you five top tips to improve your snaps

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Photography tips: How to take snappier shots

Don’t have, want or need the expensive camera kit? Steve Davey shows how to get amazing images out of your point-and-shoot without worrying about not having the pro-gear

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5 essential photography tips for city shots

Publisher and photographer Sophie Goldsworthy explains what you should focus on next time you're photographing a city

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Photography tips: Extend your lens selection

Want to shoot a crowd, capture a distant animal, change your perspective or snap the perfect portrait? Add to your lens collection, says Steve Davey

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Photography tips: How to capture everyday life

Taken aback by an intoxicating street scene, but disappointed when your photos don't capture the magic? Photographer Victoria Alexander reveals her tips for great street shots

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Photography tips: How to shoot great portraits

Want to take a photo like this? Steve Davey shows you how to shoot an engaging portrait

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Gallery: 16 extraordinary photos from the Grand prize winners of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

The Grand prize winners of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards have just been announced. Check out these 16 amazing photos, from portraits to landscapes to wildlife

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Photography tips: how to frame your photos

Use the compositional device of framing to give your photos extra punch, no expensive kit required, advises Steve Davey

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Gallery: Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year – Travel Icons

From the Taj Mahal to Sri Lanka's stilt fisherman, these are the stunning new takes that made the shortlist of our Travel Icon category and the stories behind them

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Get paid to travel – become a travel blogger

Could you build a successful career as a travel blogger? This expert guide could help you on your way...

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The Wanderlust guide to careers in travel

It's a new year and you're looking for a new start. How about a job that pays you to travel? Here’s our guide to getting a satisfying and fulfilling career in travel

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The 100 greatest travel experiences

Over the years, you've told us your ultimate travel experiences – so here it is, the definitive travel wish list...

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8 crazy travel quests

It seems you can't just travel anymore. You've got to have a quest. Here are 8 of the weirdest

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Photography tips: shooting sand

Stick to a few vital rules, and you’ll 
soon be taking prime pictures of your desert adventures

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Top 9 photography trips

Whether you want to hone your skills or just get to grips with your new camera, we pick the trips to make sure you bring back envy-inducing snaps

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10 tips for better travel photos

Want to improve your travel photos - but have no idea where to start? You need this no-nonsense, jargon-free guide...

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Granta's compelling new take on travel

Granta has just released a new Travel issue. Managing Editor, Yuka Igarashi, explains why travel - and the people who write about it – are so important

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Travel Photo of the Year - post analysis

There are two types of people who enter travel competitions: those who listen to what the judges are looking for, and those who don't and just send in anything

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What makes a winning travel photo...

With the 2013 Wanderlust Travel Photograph of the Year Competition still open for entries, judge Steve Davey offers his insider tips on the Travel Icon category, and what makes a winning photo

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Travel Photo of the Year: behind the lens

Wanderlust wanted to know more about the winning shots from our Travel Photo of the Year competition. Here, the photographers reveal what, why, when and how

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Photo Gallery: Out-of-this-world astronomy photography from Earth and space

Captivating photos of Northern Lights, star wheels, sparkling galaxies, the 'man on the moon' and more, from the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016 competition winners

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The moments that get you hooked on travel

Travel is a drug. Peter Moore explains how he got hooked

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Get Paid To Travel: How to become a 'superstar blogger' and travel the world

One of the world’s top travel bloggers Matthew Kepnes, aka Nomadic Matt, has 5 fast practical tips on improving your blog and becoming a travel blogging superstar

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25 tips for better travel photos

Our panel of experts explain how to make next year’s travel photos your best ever, using only what you’ve already got: a camera and your imagination

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Which decade inspired you to travel?

Our Blogger of the Week, Rosemarie John, was inspired to travel the world by the 60s. But not in the way you'd think

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Allergic to travel?

Asthma and allergies are on the rise, but they needn't curb your travel plans. Here we help you see the world without wheezing

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Top 10 endangered travel traditions

Penny Walker takes a look at the travel traditions to be put on the endangered list as technology takes over

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5 tips for adventure travel photographers

Winner of last year's People category in the Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year competition, Johnny Lawlor, offers his tips on how to take adventurous shots

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Access all areas: disabled travel

Travelling with a wheelchair has its challenges - but follow accessible travel expert Gordon Rattray's advice and you'll have an adventure

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The Wanderlust guide to the best of rail travel

In this hyper-connected world there is no reason travel should be super-fast too. Discover why the romance of rail still rules

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15 tips for responsible travel in Burma

Burma is the hottest destination in travel. Our Blogger of the Week, Kellie Netherwood, advises on how to visit responsibly

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Travel secrets: should you keep them?

Are you ready to give up your travel secrets?

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Get paid to travel: The 12 best jobs in travel - and how you can do them

From travel writing and photography to working with animals, getting paid to travel is many people’s dream job. Here, 12 experts in their fields tell you the highs, lows and what it takes to succeed...

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Photography tips: how to freeze the moment

With a few simple tricks, you can stop time – here's how to make your action shots sharp and compelling

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8 ways to travel more mindfully

Sometimes it's best just to slow down. Travel more mindfully to experience more culture, meet new people, and simply enjoy the thrill of the open road. Pick one of these challenges and you'll relish the change of pace...

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Photography tips: How to understand histograms

Histograms can be daunting at first glance. But they're not as confusing as they look – here's our simple tutorial to make them work for you

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How to make your travel photos unique

Paul Harris, pro photographer and judge of Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year, shares his secrets for capturing one-of-a-kind snaps

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The 5 biggest mistakes made by novice travel writers

Multi-award winning travel writer Nick Boulos reveals the pitfalls you need to avoid as you forge a career in travel journalism

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Stanfords Travel Writing Awards 2016 - WINNERS announced

Winners of Stanfords' Travel Writing Awards 2016 have been announced. Stanfords' Jude Brosnan gives the lowdown on the 7 best books of the year, including Wanderlust's choice for Adventure Travel Book of the Year

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12 travel classics vs budget options

Want to travel more but pay less? Here’s how to enjoy the world's 12 ultimate travel experiences for less – and the low cost alternatives...

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Paul Theroux: 'How I write travel books'

The world's greatest living travel writer reveals how he fell into writing travel narratives and what he loves about the genre

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6 of the best drones for photography and video, from beginner to best-in-business

Thinking of getting into drone photography and film-making? Drone expert Fergus Kennedy picks 6 of the best, from a drone for beginners and one for travelling to shooting ultra high quality

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How will travel influence your child's path to adulthood?

Melanie Gow looks back with pride at how travel has made her son the man he is today

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5 essential tips for better travel photos

Travel photographer and author of the bestselling BBC book 'Unforgettable Things To Do Before You Die' Steve Watkins reveals how to improve your photographs on your next trip

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Take Better Travel Photos – Extreme Contrast

Want to take a photo like this? Paul Harris helps you capture the magic of the travel moment – even when there is extreme contrast in light

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2015's best travel secrets revealed

Across the year we asked travel experts to share inside information from their area of expertise. Here are their best tips ...

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Top 5 life-changing travel experiences

We asked Wanderlust’s travel luminaries which experience had changed their life, here’s what they had to say...

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How travel affected my children in unexpected ways

As Mel Gow's sons start to make their way in the world, she ponders upon how travel has impacted on the direction of their lives

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The greatest gift travel gives to your family

Sure your children will experience new sights and sounds when you travel as a family. But they'll cherish the extra time they get to spend with you most

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The importance of giving your children space to travel

If you want to inspire a love of travel in your children, ditch the museums and let them experience the world, says Melanie Gow

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5 ways that travel brings families closer together

In a world where families are retreating into individual tech bubbles, Mel Gow reveals how travel could be the best – and maybe only – way to bring families together

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Confessions of a travel writer: Why great guides are essential

A tour guide can make or break a holiday – but they're even more important to travel writers. Here's why...

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5 must-know tips for landscape photography

Want to snap incredible photos of outdoor landscapes? Learn from Ross Hoddinott's top tips for turning a tricky travel landscape into a straight-forward masterpiece

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How my father inspired me to travel

Justin Egli follows his father's footsteps to Japan, and ponders the influence that parents have on how – and why – we travel

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Confessions of a travel writer: diva demands and travel tantrums

"Don't you know who I am?!" This is what happens when the 'glamour' of travel writing goes to your head...

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10 most ridiculous travel fashion items

From wearable sleeping bags to metal detector sandals, we present ten travel fashion faux pas you really should avoid

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4 of the best travel apps

New technology has changed the way we travel – will these four travel apps make you want to embrace smart phones and tablets on the road?

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Why travel is your child's best teacher

Melanie Gow explains how travel teaches your child empathy and emotional intelligence, important life skills that aren't on their school's curriculum.

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Why smartphones are the bane of travel

Paul Goldstein lets loose on how smartphones are impacting the travel experience

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Wanderlust's Travel Hot List 2017 is here!

New flights. New walking trails. New experiences. Here's the definitive guide to the destinations you'll want to add to your travel wishlist for 2017

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