Tag: transportation

2014 Faces of Transportation Gallery

Just Two Weeks Left!

The competition is coming down to the wire. You have yet to get out and take a single picture. You’re thinking of places, shots, lighting, color, safety and model releases. STOP. Just get out there and get shooting!

Caption Writing: There Are Some Rules

Did you know that captions are (next to headlines) the most read content in any publication? And here we thought they just served to identify the folks in the picture. Before you submit that great photo to our contest, take a read of this…

Tip: Lighting and Outdoor Photography

Obvious point #1: Lighting is essential in taking a good photograph. Not many good photos are taken outside on a dark, cloudy night without a lighting source… Obvious point #2: Source, color, intensity and direction of light all play their part in the shot….

The Art of the Matter

We love photography, especially transportation photography because it is dynamic, full of activity, life, and purpose. People in transportation photos inspire us and make us work all that much more diligently to make America’s transportation system the best that it can be. But can…

Getting a Model Release

You’ve scoped out where you’re going to take that winning transportation photo. You’ve got your plan on how to take pictures safely and efficiently. You’ve got your equipment ready and your battery charged. What about the model release? Since this is a photo contest…

Florida DOT: Historic Transportation Photos

Here’s a very interesting site from the Florida Department of Transportation that really gets us inspired! Transportation photography offers such a wide variety of subjects that even back then, with bulky, sometimes difficult equipment, photographers got a lot of great shots. So many wonderful…