18 Easy Tricks to Never Take a Bad Vacation Photo Again
Here’s how to make your vacation shots look like they were taken by professionals.
Look for a common object
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Shooting still-lifes can be easy and fun. One approach is to look for a common object, like these chairs, and fill your frame with them. This creates great visual variety and cohesion.
Don’t be scared to get wet
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You’ll find a slew of waterproof/resistant cases and even waterproof cameras on the market. Don’t let the fear of getting your camera wet keep you from taking that shot on your next aquatic adventure. These are the most stunning underwater photos ever taken.
Look for body language
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Candid shots and unexpected moments are sometimes the best ways to capture genuine emotion. Look for body language to help tell the story.
Use burst mode
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Capturing photos in the moment can be tricky. Shoot in burst mode so you don’t miss that perfect picture. Simply delete the ones that don’t make the cut. These are the classic touristy photos every vacationer totally wants to take.
Use different angles
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Try experimenting with angles. Getting low to the ground can add drama and perspective to an otherwise ordinary photo composition.
Shoot from a high point
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Show the vastness of a landscape by shooting from a high vantage point. Look for observation towers in your area if you live in a flatter part of the country.
Look for colors and shapes
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Don’t overlook old, abandoned, or decaying structures. Your photo can serve as a time capsule, saving a record before they disappear forever. Focus on details and interesting colors and shapes. Now that you know the best ways to take them, read about how you can make money off of your vacation photos.