How Photographers Meet The Demands of the Travel Editorial Market

May 5, 2015

By Sarah Coleman


Layouts from “The French Connection,” a travel story about Montreal photographed by Alexi Hobbs for AFAR magazine.

Travel photography has always been about capturing the beauty and uniqueness of a locale. But there’s a new word in town: “experiential.” In tune with our social media-driven times, travel publications are looking for more personal, authentic travel stories. The emphasis is on down-to-earth reality, with stories containing environmental portraits of locals and funky close-up details alongside more typical landscapes...

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