Chris Coe, Professional Travel Photographer – A Travel Guide to Better Photos
Saturday March 9 – 10.30 a.m. – Seminar Room 1
But a good camera doesn’t necessarily mean great photos. During this talk, professional photographer and founder of the Travel Photographer of the Year awards, Chris Coe, will show you how to turn your snaps into photos with a “WOW factor” that will not only give you lasting memories of a fabulous trip, but also photographs that really capture the essence of this trip. Travel light, shoot safe, shoot better.
Chris Coe is a self-taught photographer, with over 20 years of experience, who combines his passion for photography with a love of travel. He photographs travel, landscapes, people, wildlife and architecture in a range of formats, including 35mm, panoramic and medium format, using both film and digital cameras.
His work has been widely published in newspapers, magazines, calendars and books and counts major multinational corporations among his clients. Chris has shot over 40 travel and coffee-table books, and he’s also presented photo essays for television.
He is also the founder of the prestigious international Travel Photographer of the Year awards. This competition is in its eleventh edition and has become “the” major international showcase for travel photography.
Chris is also a board member of the Young Photographers’ Alliance, which mentors young photographers, and he also organizes photography courses, workshops, tours and the Travel Photography Live photography festival.