These tips are all about travel photography:
I'm headed to Austin this weekend, so I'm going to be talking about travel photography this week for #nndailytip I try to take a variety of photos to get a sense of a place. I like to get myself and my traveling companion(s) in the setting in a few shots, but mostly I want to try to paint a picture of what I saw to help jog my memory.
We're talking trip photography this week for #nndailytip. It's good to get further away in selfies so you can get more of the seating in while you are out of town. Accomplish this by asking strangers to take a photo, or invest in a helper for your phone camera–like a selfie stick or a tiny tripod. These are easier to carry around than a tripod for a full sized camera! I got this shot in Philadelphia by wrapping my GorillaPod phone tripod with bendable legs around a balcony railing.
This week we're talking travel photography for #nndailytip Use your camera as a way to slow day and pay closer attention. I see a lot of shaming going around towards people for taking pictures rather than being in the moment. I find that photography keeps me in the moment longer. I spend longer looking, considering, contemplating, and enjoying. There are things I would never notice if I wasn't slowing down to take pictures. When there's a lot of action going on, I like to snap a few photos and then put away my camera, but when I'm just exploring a new place, I love walking around with my camera out as a way to explore. This photo was taken in Austin, TX.
I'm talking travel photography tips this week for #nndailytip. Take extra photos with information to make documenting easier later. Take photos of signs, information kiosks, menus, signs with an artist's name and work title, etc. This always saves me time later–otherwise I end up in an Internet search rabbit hole! Sometimes I like signs photos and end up using them, like for this coffee shop in Michigan.
Finishing up travel photography tips for #nndailytip! Try to keep in mind how you might want to document your trip while you are there, it might change what you want to take photos of. For instance, what might make a good title pocket page card or a minibook cover? Think art or murals about the place(s) you travel to.
I am all about eating in Austin. Magnolia Cafe / Dominican Joe's / Snooze / Cooper's Pit Bar-B-Que / Biscuits + Groovy Also, last travel photography #nndailytip: try playing with placement and angles for your food / item photography! Hold up your cup to get in the cool restaurant background, scoot your sides in closer to your entree plate, try a photo holding up your camera with the lens looking straight down.
What are your favorite travel photography tips?
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