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Ralph Velasco On Travel Photography: 101 Tips for Developing Your Photographic Eye & More

Through a series of helpful hints and tips - and over 100 representative images and inspirational quotes - award-winning professional travel photographer, instructor and international photo tour guide Ralph Velasco helps you to develop your photographic eye. This eBook is ideal for beginner and intermediate photographers who want to learn to see like a photographer.  Gain from the considerable experience of a professional, working travel photographer and THINK OUTSIDE THE CAMERA!


About The Author

“It’s been said that one needs to be born with a photographic eye, that it can’t be learned, but I completely disagree.  Almost on a daily basis I see the progress my students and tour participants make towards developing their creative eye, and it inspires me.” ~ Ralph Velasco

Ralph Velasco is a photography instructor and international tour guide who has photographed in over 40 countries on 6 continents.  He’s the author of “Ralph Velasco On Travel Photography: 101 Tips for Developing Your Photographic Eye & More” as well as the creator of the My Shot Lists for Travel app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Ralph was selected “Open Photographer of the Year” for two years in a row by the Professional Photographers of Orange County.  He’s also the founder of The Photography Boot Camp, and consumer advocate and National Geographic Traveler columnist Christopher Elliott selected this blog as one of the “11 Best New Travel Blogs of 2011.” was also selected one of the Best Travel Blogs of 2012 by Washington Flyer

You can read more about the many workshops and photo tours he has led or is planning in Ralph Velasco's blog.


  • Saddleback College
  • Santa Ana College
  • REI Outdoor School
  • Julia Dean Photo Workshops
  • U.C. Irvine Extension
  • City of San Juan Capistrano
  • Irvine Fine Arts Center
  • City of Newport Beach
  • City of Orange
  • Calumet Photo


  • Professional Photographers of Orange County
  • Photographic Society of Orange County
  • Photographic Society of America
  • Travel Photographers Network
  • The Circumnavigators Club
  • Visit Newport Beach


  • Travel & Adventure Shows
  • Orange County Fair
  • Distant Lands Travel Store
  • Irvine Fine Arts Center
  • The Circumnavigators Club
  • Various Meetups and Camera Clubs


  • Whittier Law Library
  • Newport Beach Public Library
  • Newport Beach City Hall
  • Bistango Restaurant and Gallery
  • Balboa Island Artwalk
  • Santiago Artwalk



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