How to take better travel photos

How to take better travel photos



hi I'm John Cooper from the canon collective and today i'm here to take you through a few tips of travel photography so you can get the best out of your next trip today I'm shooting on the canon g1x mark ii it's a powerful compact with DSLR qualities with built in Wi-Fi it's a perfect travel companion one of the challenges of shooting on a bright sunny day is getting your exposure right the camera will perform very well in Auto but if you'd like to take a little bit more control of your images try changing it to one of the semi manual modes like p4 program here you can adjust the exposure compensation by moving the outer ring it'll help to make the images brighter or darker getting a nice steady shot is really important a tripod is a great tool to use if you don't have one have a look around your surrounding you might find something to stabilize yourself or your camera otherwise you can use the neck strap to pull it tight to get a nice steady shot when shooting have a look for a focus point or a point of interest in your frame you might like to consider placing this slightly off-center to complement the rule of thirds if you're feeling creative and would like to add some luck wipe photos into your holiday album have a look for the monochrome feature in your camera also have a look for the little things that help tell the story of where you are we're heading into the afternoon we're hiring plays a key role where possible try to photograph your subject in the hour or two after sunrise and before sunset magical this time of day shooting in great lies is the difference between capturing an ordinary photograph or an extraordinary one so good luck have fun and happy shooting enjoy your holiday

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