Every aspect of your business communicates something to your potential and existing clients, especially the photos you use to promote it! Ethical photography practices are essential to implement in your business mainly because it reflects how you approach the experiences you offer and the people, places, and fauna that are a part of it.
Whether you’re just starting in the travel business or looking for a guide to better the photographic resources you use on your website, flyers, and landing pages, we have something that will get you started on the path of ethical photography practices. Below, you can find a one-hour roundtable discussion WeTravel conducted along with top industry experts on what photography ethics entails.
Watch the roundtable’s replay: Photography Ethics For Your Travel Business
Have a look at some valuable additional resources:
- North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA): This is an organization that provides inspiration, support, and education to all types of photographers interested in documenting nature. On their website, you can find great resources like the Conservation Photography Handbook, a database of Citizen Science Projects, webinars, information about upcoming events, a wonderful podcast, and so much more!
- Blue Earth Alliance: This organization believes in the importance of documenting through photography and how these visual representations can have a positive impact that inspires change. Apart from providing fiscal sponsorship, Blue Earth also has wonderful resources on its website like lists of Photography Organizations, schools, and surveys.
- ILCP – International League of Conservation Photographers: This international league has collaboration at its core, building networks of conservation photographers to help them grow and develop very interesting projects. On their website, you’ll find ethical guidelines and practical considerations.
You can also explore the document Amina Mohamed sends her clients as an example of Ethical photography considerations for your tours.