Would you like to take a trip?  In our new series on travel photography we’ll explore the beautiful country of Costa Rica.  We’ll use this scenic Central American country to illustrate many types of photography as well as share lessons learned.  This full course is also available on lynda.com and you can subscribe to watch the entire thing on their site.

Because you’re going to be traveling from very low points, all the way down to ocean level. To very high points where you’re up in the mountains. This is going to affect how you shoot. And it’s gonna be important that you’re comfortable with those altitude changes. Additionally, I found that there was tons of people to shoot. Now I found that most people were very willing to let me shoot them and make a portrait. It’s a courtesy to ask permission. The country is Spanish-speaking although many people also speak English. Particularly because of the tourism industry.