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Travel 101: Tips and Tricks

5 Fundamental Travel Photography Tips

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At this time, travel photos are a must. Many people seem to have fallen in love with traveling, and taking pictures is the best way to remind them of their memories. For others, if you don’t have photos, that means you didn’t really go.

Very often, however, most of us fail to take the photos that we want. So to help you out, here are some tips that will make you feel like a model as you go about enjoying all the views and attractions.


#1 Identify the Theme of Your Photoshoot

Tourist spots are already attractive on their own. This is why most of us often neglect the fact that we need to identify a theme when we take photos. 

Before going on a photo shoot with your travel buddies, try asking yourselves first: Where do you want to focus? Is it the landscape or architectural beauty? Are you going for a street vibe or a classy facade? Would you prefer an aerial view? Are you taking portraits of the cultural faces in the area, or are you looking for wildlife models? 

Answering all these questions before starting will definitely help you get closer to that professional feel you want in your photos.


#2 Understand Proper Lighting

Although travel photography already offers natural lighting on its own, it is best to understand how it would affect your photos. Most of the time, a very bright background does not produce good portraits.

Additionally, if you have a kit for light manipulation, consider what would be the most practical. If you’re traveling in a group, would it be useful to take all your tools with you? Or maybe consider if you’re traveling via plane and what your baggage allowance permits you to bring.

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