Introduction to Travel Photography

A course by Nicolás Ferreyra
Photographer . Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Joined July 2019
, Photographer

Learn to plan, take, and edit better scenery pictures on your trips

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 98% Positive reviews (82)
  • 2329 students

Learn to plan, take, and edit better scenery pictures on your trips

Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 98% Positive reviews (82)
  • 2329 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Beginner
  • 19 Lessons (2h 52m)
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Unlimited access forever
  • Certificate upon completion of the course

Traveling awakens the senses and our curiosity, opening up an array of unique experiences. Successfully capturing these moments in the best possible way is an important challenge for most. However, with the right equipment and training, great results can be achieved. Nico Ferreyra is a professional travel photographer who explains the basics in a simple manner, providing expert tips to instill your experiences through the art of photography.

In this course you’ll learn how to plan your trips and research your destination, using your equipment and lenses to take captivating shots. Go through various composition techniques and see how to choose your site location. Learn all the basics you need to edit and export your images with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, as well as using your smartphone’s photography app to share them on social media in real-time.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Know to take advantage of fundamental elements.
  • U3
    U3. Our trip
  • U4
    U4. Import, edit, export and share
  • FP
    FP Final Project
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Get to know Nico and how he became a photographer, along with his main influences and how he draws inspiration for his travel photography projects.

Learn the basic rules of composition with Nico, who explains his investigation process in the places he visits, as well as the importance of planning your trip previous to your arrival.

Discover what he believes is the most convenient photography equipment to create a photoshoot during your trip, which will greatly depend on the destination you choose to visit. Once you have done your research and planning, you will start taking pictures to practice your technique.

Your first session will be in an urban location to study focus, field depth and other techniques to create original photos. Next is a photo session in a natural setting to learn how to captivate movement, low light scenes, and green tonalities. Discover Nico’s tips on how to shoot a perfect sunset, one of his personal favorites.

What is this course's project?

You will tell a story through 6 different photography styles to recreate in a short or long trip, applying the 6 rules of composition that Nico explains in the course, along with other techniques, to then share on Instagram.

Projects by course students

Who is it for?

This course is for photography and travel enthusiasts and for those wanting to improve their travel photography skills.

What you need

For this course, you will need basic knowledge of how to use your camera in manual mode. You will need a camera with a manual mode option, a computer with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, and a phone.


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Nicolás Ferreyra

A course by Nicolás Ferreyra


Young photographer Nico Ferreyra works independently for various brands, agencies and events. He’s a versatile photographer, however, he specializes in travel photography, both cityscapes and landscapes. Throughout his career as a photographer, he’s worked in various areas: fashion, architecture, books, gastronomy, and big events such as Lollapalooza and Coachella.

Although he’s young and began his career in 2016, he hasn’t stopped shooting since. His curiosity and passion for photography, as well as his constant thirst for learning new techniques, has led him to a successful career.


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What are we going to do
  • U2

    Know to take advantage of fundamental elements.

    • Composition in landscape photography I
    • Composition in landscape photography II
    • Research and preparation
    • Variable conditions
  • U3

    Our trip

    • Destination: The Tiger
    • What do I take on my trips and why
    • Landscape and urban portrait
    • Focus, depth of field and some tricks
    • Nature landscape
  • U4

    Import, edit, export and share

    • Image analysis I
    • Image Analysis II
    • How to import photos into Lightroom
    • Basic retouch, light correction
    • Artistic editing and creation of presets
    • Synchronized editing and export
    • Editing with apps
  • FP

    Final Project

    • Introduction to travel photography

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Introduction to Travel Photography. A Photography, and Video course by Nicolás Ferreyra

Introduction to Travel Photography

A course by Nicolás Ferreyra
Photographer . Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Joined July 2019
  • 98% Positive reviews (82)
  • 2329 students