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Behind the Scenes of a Travel Assignment For The New York Times

Locals relax on plastic stools, take in the sunset, and sip beer between near An Bang beach in Hoi An, Vietnam.
Photo by Justin Mott for The New York Times

Cross-posted from Ask Mott.  [by Justin Mott]  What is it like to shoot a travel assignment for a major publication? What’s the process from start to finish? Every publication is a little different but I’ll speak from my experience shooting dozens of assignments for The New York Times travel section throughout Southeast Asia for over a decade.

A day in the life of a travel assignment, well, not really a day, it’s more like a travel day, a shooting day,  and then another travel day mixed with editing, captioning and uploading.”

Behind the Scenes of a Travel Assignment For The New York Times

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