Living the Dream: The Ultimate Guide to Landscape, Wildlife and Travel Photography

Invest in yourself now so you get more out of your future adventures

Watch Intro Video

Watch the first 5 minutes of the interview!

5 Hours of Course Content

  • 01

    Course Introduction + Interview

    • Course Introduction

    • An Interview with Richard Bernabe

  • 02

    How to Create Awe-Inspiring Photos

    • The Six Principles of Art

    • Personal Vision + Image Scale

    • Composition Fundamentals

    • Richard's Composition Self-Critiques

    • How to Create Dramatic Long Exposures

  • 03

    Mastering Natural Light

    • Mastering Natural Light

  • 04


    • What's in My Bag?

    • Telephoto Lens Users: Buy This if You Want to Make Your Life Easier

  • 05

    10 Proven Tips for Compelling Wildlife Photography

    • 10 Proven Tips for Compelling Wildlife Photography

  • 06

    Post Processing + Image Interpretation

    • The Crowd-Favorite: Create Awe-Inspiring Panoramic Images

    • Focus Stacking

    • Richard Processes 2 Images from Start to Finish

    • Easy Ways to Remove Dust Spots

    • Exposure Blending with Luminosity Masks

    • Exposure Blending with Color Channels

    • Exposure Blending with Blend If Sliders

    • Close

  • 07

    Bonus #1: Richard's Epic Photo Destination PDF

    • Richards Epic Photo Destinations PDF

  • 08

    Bonus #2: Richard's Guide to Going Pro PDF

    • Richard's Guide to Going Pro

  • 09

    Bonus #3: ENHANCE Lightroom Preset Collection


  • 10

    Bonus #4: TRANSFORM B+W Lightroom Preset Collection



Richard's Epic Photo Destination 48-Page PDF


This image-filled guide is full of Richards recommendations for photographers who are looking to photograph the planet's most epic locations, wildlife and cultures! His recommendations are presented by his first and second favorite places for each subject: landscape, wildlife and people/cultures.
Richard's Epic Photo Destinations PDF

Richard's Guide to Going Pro 28-Page PDF


Have you ever wondered what it takes to go pro as a nature photographer? This 28-Page, image-filled PDF contains Richard’s best advice for those who want to make a living traveling the world with their photography.
Richard's Guide to Going Pro PDF

"ENHANCE" Preset Collection


The fine art of post-processing is best when the viewer has no idea the image has been touched after it was taken. Subtle edits are masterful edits. This preset pack includes 4 of Richard's personal Lightroom presets that will give your images a professional final touch. These presets are XMP format and are compatible with newer versions of Adobe Lightroom. The presets are named Alpenglow, Arctic Twilight, Autumn Rage and Desert Sun.

"TRANSFORM" B+W Preset Collection


Known for his stunning black and white photos, Richard Bernabe has decided to share his 4 personal b+w recipes as Lightroom presets in this collection that will take your black and white photography to the next level. These presets are XMP format and are compatible with newer versions of Adobe Lightroom. The included presets are: B+W Contrast, B+W Inverse, B+W Strong, B+W Strong w/ Detail.


For the fraction of the cost of one of your globe-trotting adventures, this course will amplify what you get out of all of your future travels!

Instructor Bio

Richard Bernabe is an internationally-renowned nature, wildlife, and travel photographer as well as widely-published author from the United States. His passion for adventure has been the driving force behind his life’s quest to capture the moods and character of the world’s most amazing places, from Africa to the Amazon to the Arctic and countless places in between. Corporate and Editorial clients include National Geographic, Apple, Patagonia, REI, Outdoor Photographer, Canon, Microsoft, American Express, and more.

Richard Bernabe


Interview Questions

Richard opens up like he never has publicly before - and he holds nothing back. Here's a few of the questions he answered in this one-of-a-kind interview. The interview consists of 34 questions.

  • How do I become a full-time photographer like you?

  • What's the most valuable lesson you've learned in your career?

  • What's your #1 tip for photographers who want to do this for a living?

  • How did you get started?

  • How do you deal with bad weather on a trip?

  • What have you learned from traveling the world?

  • How can I create a great image vs. a pretty picture?

  • What was your job before you became a photographer?

  • What are several ways a photographer can make money?


  • How long is the course?

    The course includes 5 hours of video footage.

  • How do I contact customer support?

    Email Responses are usually sent within 24-72 hours.

  • Is the course downloadable?

    Yes it is. You can download the videos within each lesson.

  • How long do I have access to the course?

    You own the course for life.