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Travel Photography for everyone

An essential packing item for nearly everyone who travels is a camera. There can be many reasons why we take photos: for some photography is a pleasurable hobby, others just want to record the places they see or people they meet for their own memories, or to show friends and family back home, or they may even want to publish photos online or work as a travel photographer. For all reasons, getting to know your camera and getting the best photograph from each situation is important. This section of the Travel Almanac provides information on all aspects of travel photography, with guidelines and tips gained from our own experiences and using examples of our own photos from our travels.

Cameras and Accessories

India framed photoDevelop a critical eye

Make note of the information on this website, but the real lessons in photography is for you to experiment and to look critically at the photos you take and other people's photos you see. Over time you will develop an eye for composition and you too can take great looking photos that will truly capture what you see and make your family at home envious of your travel experiences.

Guide for Every Situation

Using examples from our photo collection, the following sections discuss photo taking technique in a variety of situations.

Photo Opportunities

Amalfi Coast, ItalyTechniques

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