Travel Photography Tips

Taking photos of the Golden Gate Bridge

Photography nowadays had become a very interesting art. It allows a person to capture life, nature, special milestones, perfect moments and everything in between. With its high tech and advance features, people are more and more fond and eager to learn and enjoy this field of interest. But how does this apply to photographing famous […]

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Nighttime Rush - Flickr CC illuminated_photography

Along with the fast paced advancement of technology, taking pictures and capturing perfect moments has become very interesting especially with the emergence of digital cameras. Hundreds of millions of people from all fashions have become so enthusiastic with photography. Some are making it a profession, while others are treating it as a hobby. But whether […]

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Picasa 3- Travel Photo Editing Software

When editing your travel photos it can become a daunting task narrowing down what software program to use.  Should I go with an expensive program with all of the bells and whistles?  What about free options?  Are they any good.  Lightroom or Photoshop?  Gimp or Photoscape?  I’ve tried all of these programs, but nothing, in […]

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Boryeong Mud Festival in Korea

Recently I checked out the Boryeong Mud Festival held annually at Daecheon Beach, South Korea.  Seeing grown adults get completely covered in mud and hurling it at one another is a lot of fun; however, when it comes to protecting your camera it’s not quite as ‘playful’ to have it exposed to the elements. I […]

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Keyboard depth of field - by flickr user clausthoden

Depth of field refers to what is in AND out of focus. A shallow depth of field has just a small element of the photo in focus and the rest of it is blurred to a certain degree.  A photo with great depth of field has mostly everything in focus. The tiny point and shoot […]

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Camera in the water - change your vantage point - by flickr user mtsofan

Another very common mistake made by many aspiring photographers is to hold the camera around chest to eye level and take shots in landscape orientation (holding the camera naturally as it is) more often than not. Consider taking more shots in portrait orientation (camera held vertically instead of horizontally) or even better (my personal favorite) […]

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A candid shot of people in a group

I find another somewhat ‘rookie’ blunder many photographers make is to take very similar photos time and time again.  For example, posing in front of something with the same signature smile/smirk ad nauseum. Some of the best photos I’ve ever seen from others (or from my own personal travel photos collection) have been of candid […]

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Pointing Finger Is Pointing - by flickr user adamcrowe

You’re the most amazing person on earth & who am I to debate YOU on this subject. However, from entirely my own subjective & biased opinion, I find most individuals take too many ‘personal’ shots while traveling.  It’s great to have plenty of shots of YOU exploring new destinations, but not to the point where […]

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