Joel Santos’ travel photos are an extended study on finding passion in other cultures

Where passion, talent and motivation intersect is where truly great art is made. Such is the case with Joel Santostravel photos. Each photo reads like a complete story in itself— the emotion, composition and subject all work together to create a fully realized whole. Santos is an economist, author, professor, photographer, travel guide and former magazine editor  and its obvious his varied professional experience informs his incredible art.477434_10150712942088686_858855018_oThe Canon Ambassador travels the world, leading photography and travel tours, sharing his skill and knowledge with other artists. And speaking of skill, Santos understands how to use lighting in a truly expert way. Whether its a setting sun, light flare, lamplight or fire, Santos manipulates the light around him to create drama and evoke emotion. [h/t]1913241_10152742842398686_3144832208369325642_o

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