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Sunday, May 30, 1993 The Arizona Republic T5 How to shoot your best shot on a trip Anchorage S26 CotumDus 238 San 148 Chicago 323 Dallas 236 NewYoi 318 Minneapolis 318 Seattle 278 Detroit 306 Salt Lake City 118 For more information listen to ON VACATION with The Travel Group Sunday at 3 pm on KF'1 910 AM. Special Group Discounts' "The sun started to come up, but the day was completely cloudy, so there was no direct light on the rock," Cheater recalls. "We were wet, cold and feeling extremely disappointed when, suddenly, there was a gap in the clouds. The sun broke through momentarily not more than 15 or 20 seconds with a brilliant, orange-yellow light that set the rock on fire and illuminated the desert bushes in the foreground. "I just had time to make three exposures, varying the lens and shutter-speed settings.

Then the sun went behind the clouds, and that was it." 3's company in Cuzco Not only the scenes you see but the people you meet can make memorable travel pictures that bring your visual record alive, as with Michelle Ford's charming 1990 prizewinner. While walking in the streets of IHWH.HIfWA'mi VALLEYWIDE 867-1810 Restrictions. cvance purchase ancvor wmutiont may af. AH prices subject tc ctange Round inp travot may reomred Ortatrt total wport taies may acoV HIT 'iiw3 -mJ 9-5PM Cat For Free Brochure Lowett Pncei GuJfantwd i -t i iHHinn 1 1 i i I Lot Angel San Dteqo PHteburgh Philadelphia Orlando. Newark Honolulu HT air.

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Workshops provide, in a fixed location, a variety of courses for beginners and advanced students taught by experienced professionals. The Maine Photographic Workshops, 2 Central Rockport, ME 04856; 1-207-236-8581. Established in 1873, and located in a lovely seacoast village, the Maine workshops have become one of the largest and leading photo centers in the world. From May through October, it offers more than 200 one- and two-week courses and master classes on many aspects of photography, including travel for serious amateurs and professionals. Travel Photography Workshops, P.O.

Box 2847, Santa Fe, NM 87504-2847; 1-505-982-4979. Leading travel photographer Lisl Dennis will conduct six-day workshops Sept. Name (Typb or Print Carkkully) Street City Phone (Area Code) Entry Subject Contest Entry Form 111 I rif unbook I nc Oinn, Uulfct if It I Apt. i pictures will inspire you to improve your own travel photography. One way to do this is by participating in one of the many photographic workshops being offered at attractive locations nationwide this summer.

Although workshops and instruction can help you make better pictures, the quality of the photographs taken often is directly related to the intensity of a travel experience. Cultivate a state of relaxed alertness. Expect the unexpected. Be open to serendipitous gifts: If you believe in them, they'll often come to you. But keep travel photography in perspective because, alter all, it is only the record however valuable of an experience, not the reality.

It would be a pity to become so absorbed in your photography that you miss the pleasure of the living moment itself. Arthur Goldsmith is a free-lance writer who contributes a photography column to National Geographic Traveler. tography, P.O. Box 7605, Missoula, MT 59807; 1-406-543-0171. Provides more than 20 weekend and weeklong workshops, including a week in Yellowstone National Park with George Wuerthner and Neil Chaput De Saintonge, from Aug.

28 to Sept. 4. Also offers a 10-week career-training program every June, July and August. For a detailed listing, including more than 400 programs, see the 1993 edition of Photography Travel Workshop Directory, available for free from Serbin Communications 511 Olive Santa Barbara, CA 93101; 1-805-963-0439. Trips, tours and workshop listings also are provided in each issue of these newsstand magazines: Outdoor Photographer, 12121 Wilshire Suite 1220, Los Angeles, CA 90025-1 175, 1-310-820-1500; and Outdoor Travel Photography, 1115 Broadway, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010, 1-212-807-7100.

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Signature Mail Submissions To: Photo Contest, National Geographic Traveler, P.O. Box 98013, Washington, DC 20090-8013 HOW TO, from pageTl He was out in a Land-Rover on a game drive in Chobe National Park, Botswana, when the group came upon a lioness with four cubs feeding on a waterbuck. Estep was seated in the rear of the open-sided vehicle nearest the lioness, with a Minolta 35mm single-lens reflex camera loaded with Kodachrome 200 film. Annoyed at the interruption, the lioness signaled her cubs to move away, then suddenly turned and charged straight at Estep. "I already had my camera ready and up to my eye," he says.

"I took one shot. She paused and made a second charge, and I snapped again. I didn't have time to change to a telephoto lens but just shot with the standard lens I had on the camera. She came as near to me as about 6 or 8 feet, giving me a close-up view." Fortunately for Estep, the lioness was only making what the guide called "false charges" to drive the interlopers away. Was Estep frightened? "Yes I was, but I didn't realize it at the time." The lioness left, and Estep returned home with a vivid travel memory and a once-in-a-lifetime close-up of eyeball-to-eyeball ferocity.

Ayers the rock! Serendipitous photographic opportunities provided by changing lighting effects or a fleeting mood of nature also call for fast reflexes and a sense of timing, as happened to Mark Cheater with his 1991 prizewinning picture of Ayers Rock, an Australian landmark. Cheater, an editor for an environmental institution, visited Australia during an around-the-world trip with his wife. Leaving their desert campground before dawn on a drizzly day, they hitchhiked 10 miles to the site. Cheater was using a 35mm Nikon N-2000 camera with a 28mm (wide-angle) lens and Kodachrome 200 film. He set up his camera on a lightweight backpacker's tripod and waited for the sun to rise.

Picture perfect contest Amateurs can win trip for 2 to China Universal Press Syndicate The editors of National Geographic Traveler invite all amateur photographers to enter the magazine's fifth annual photography contest. In each of the past four years, it has received 15,000 to 26,000 pictures, many of exceptionally high quality. Winners have received prizes of trips to foreign countries and American cities, cash and photographic equipment. This year, the top prize is a trip for two to China, and others include a trip to the Amazon, a llama trek in New Mexico's Indian country, a trip to New Orleans, camera equipment and cash totaling $7,000. Here are the rules: Media 35mm color transparencies or color prints only.

For color prints, the original color negative or color transparency, if the print was made from a transparency must be available so winners' pictures can be published. Specifications Color transparencies must be mounted in standard 2- by 2-inch cardboard or plastic slide mounts. Color prints may be any size up to 8 by 10 inches. No glass mounts or framed photographs will be accepted. Entries To qualify, photographs submitted must have been made in 1992 or 1993 and must not have been published.

Entries should include a model release for any recognizable people, if feasible. You may enter up to four individual photographs. They may be all color transparencies, all color prints, or a mixture. An official entry blank or a legible facsimile must accompany the entered photograph or photographs. Your name and address must be placed on the frame of each color slide and on the back of each color print.

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