Paul Gauguin Cruises Adds Photography Seminars to Tahiti Cruises

the gauguinPaul Gauguin Cruises has announced new photography seminars by Jon Whittle and Lori Barbely, staff photographers for Islands magazine, on The Gauguin’s 7-night Tahiti & the Society Islands voyage departing September 27, 2014.

Islands magazine focuses exclusively on islands as travel destinations. Photo experts Whittle and Barbely will come aboard The Gauguin to share their professional insights and experience.

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In addition to accompanying select shore excursions, offering photography assistance, tips, and techniques throughout the voyage, Whittle and Barbely will provide the following photography seminars:

  • Portrait Photography -How to take beautiful travel portraits, with discussions to include: using natural light to your advantage, overcoming the discomfort of photographing strangers, and best practices for better portraits.
  • Scenic Photography -How to capture vacation memories with incredible scenic photographs, from landscapes to cityscapes. Discussions will include: time of day, filters, long exposure, different lenses for different styles of photos, and composing for scenic shots.
  • Macro Photography - How to get in close and overcome the largest challenges in macro photography, with discussions to include: producing stunning images, lens options, and best practices.
  • Digital Post Production - How to bring it all together in Photoshop once the photographs have been shot, with discussions to include: how to enhance photos in the computer and create finished pieces of art.