Photographing Our Travels: Tips from Infinite Satori

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When we travel, we’re reminded that everything is connected by a beautifully intricate, invisible thread. We are filled with wanderlust — exploring a foreign country or city, an exotic island, or mountains in the mist. Wherever we are, we indulge in the novelty of each moment.

Each place has its own charm, energy, and ambience that will leave its trace in your soul. A travel photographer’s job is to capture this while it’s still there, available to all of your senses.

Stephanie Dandan is a photographer, travel writer, and founder of Infinite SatoriFor her project called The Wanderers, she’s exploring Asia, photographing travelers and nomads for a book and online community.

When you return home or move to a different country, time passes, and those photographs from your wanderings have the power to mentally teleport you to another time. Photography has the power to make people feel like they are right there with…

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Candid Memories

Those moments when you capture a wonderful picture of the people you love without them knowing it or you take a secret video and record your friends being the incredible people they really are.

Those are some of my favorite memories to relive.

Now don’t get me wrong, because I know that can make me sound like a borderline creeper, but I see it as a visual diary of sorts. Something personal I can look back on and invoke memories in a way words on a page never could.

“Back on its golden hinges
The gate of Memory swings,
And my heart goes into the garden
And walks with the olden things.”
-Ella Wheeler Wilcox