Travel Photography Tips

Color wheel featuring vibrant colours

I’ll never forget this moment as long as I live.  When I was visiting Angkor Wat in 2008 I arrived with a mate who had a dSLR.  The travel photos he took were breathtaking and when I compared them to the horribly muted ones I had from my tiny little Casio point and shoot camera […]

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Rule of thirds - photo by flickr user annamorphic

Composing your photo is indisputably the most essential aspect of taking quality shots. Many photographers, including myself in the past, didn’t/don’t ask the right kinds of questions before pressing down on the shutter release button.  For example, what are you trying to convey with this particular image or what/who is your main subject?  Are you […]

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This enormous elm tree is rendered into a silhouette during sunset in Fredericton, New Brunswick.  Travel photo from Fredericton, New Brunswick - Canada. http://nomadicsamuel.com

This travel photo is of an elm tree that I captured in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada during sunset.  As a travel photography tip consider shooting at sunset for dramatic photos.  When others are eating it’s likely the best time for you to go outside and take shots.  Being a serious photographer takes a certain element […]

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Colourful mountain in Norte Argentino

The picture above is of colorful mountains in Argentina, the shot was taken in the late afternoon Argentina is one of those countries that have hidden beauty you have to see for yourself.  For photos with incredible colour composition and impressive saturation consider using a polarizing filter.  Travel photos with vibrant colours are impressive to […]

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Today

I took this travel photo from a statue in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The photo in original form was decent enough but I feel I’ve added a new element by editing this shot. Not every photo you take needs to come straight form you camera and onto your website or facebook. Sometimes it’s best to edit […]

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Cute Dog in Songtan, Korea

This travel photo is of a curious cute dog roaming the streets in Songtan, Korea near an American Military Base. Recently, I’ve written a guide regarding changing your perspective to improve your travel photography.  Nothing exemplifies this more than this particular shot.  I crouched down on my knees as low as I could get and […]

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A panorama perspective shot of the Moon Valley (Valle de la Luna) in the Atacama Desert, Chile.  Travel photo from San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. http://nomadicsamuel.com

This is a panoramic travel photo from the Moon Valley Desert in Atacama, Chile.  Many new cameras (both point and shoot) have features or modes that automatically stitch your panorama together without the use of software.  For those with older cameras you can still take photos overlapping one another to end up with a panorama […]

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Two locals (Thai lady and daughter) walking in Bangkok, Thailand

In this travel photo you will notice two Thai locals (Mother and daughter) walking down a street in Bangkok, Thailand.  As a travel photography tip, don’t be afraid to take candid shots of locals.  Some of the best’people shots’ are candid photos as opposed to posed portraits.  To be less intrusive carry a lens with […]

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