Travel photography is not simply hold the machine and press rashly for check-in. If you want to own a beautiful photo in each trip, you should consult the following tips.
1. Upgrade equipment
Many users are still satisfied with the smartphone, however, if it is possible, you should try to buy for yourself a compact camera to operate professionally. With many diverse lenses, aperture correction capabilities, customizable speed, it is sure your photos will be peaker instead of just using the auto mode as most cell phone users today.
2. Edit photos
You should never post the original images if you do not confident that it is enough beautiful for you to post. Image editing is not necessary to be master about some professional softwares such as Photoshop, Lightroom… Because on the phone nowadays also have too many simple applications for regular users. It only takes approximately 3-5 minutes to explore, surely your photos will more shimmery before officially “out of the oven”.
3. Note the primetime
The light is the power of photography. So, you should take advantages of the light depending on the time to create the most shimmery frames. Actually, it is really hard to determine exactly the primetime because it depends on the geography of where you plan to photograph. But easy to understand, let take pictures at sunset, dawn 99% is more beautiful than the midday sunshine.
4. Make plan
Before traveling, please take a moment to find out some beautiful things, what are worth to photograph at the place where you are going to come. Do not take some hasty check-in photos when arriving. And then to feel sorry and regret for missing too many interesting places.
5. Find inspiring people
You should refer to the photo of the hot Instagram about travel to find inspiration before the trip, but please don’t try to imitate exactly the picture of them. We all have the own sense of beauty and own feelings about that, about each story you would like to convey through these photographs. So, you can make the reference but must remember your eyes is the most important thing.
6. Appearing in the photo
Many people are afraid to expose the face in the photo but clearly no matter the beautiful scenery without people looks also really boring. If you afraid to express yourself, you can shoot a type #followme or taken from behind as you are quiet people before the beautiful scenery.
7. To get lost
Sounds really silly but it is the best way for you to get the picture for life. Instead of the locations which used to have thousands of people check-in before, perhaps you will become the first exploration for a new place where no one knows. It may not be beautiful, shimmering, but carrying a story that only you feel all. Is a photo which can tell stories very wonderful?