Travelling is about making memories so it just makes sense if you are eager to save as much memories as possible though photos. Travel photos have their own fans. There are travelers who really focus on taking good photos while travelling. There are also other travelers who just snap some pictures here and there without thinking too much. There are also travelers who focus on taking selfies with great background of a place they visit. It is not a must to take photos when travelling but it is great idea to do because then you will always remember the places you visited even years later. It is even great if you can take album-worthy photos to collect or hang on your walls.
Taking travel photos just like a pro
Travel photographs speak more than just a visual. It conjures of many things include feelings, thoughts, even smells. If you are planning to improve your skill in taking photos while travelling, it is even better idea, and here are some tips for you:
Take pictures of what you really want to see to please your brain
If you just take picture carelessly without intending to create some pattern or shape then the pictures will be likely looking dull. Meanwhile, you can make them look more interesting if you certain pattern to create while snapping the shutter of your camera. Make sure you angle your camera right. Before taking some pictures, make sure if the lens catch you want to include in the frame.
Place subject on the intersecting points
This aims to draw attention from the viewers. This makes your pictures have good composition. This way, viewers will focus on the main subject while looking at the pictures. This is how you can show the best view of the thing you want people to notice through your pictures. For example when you take a picture of sunset, you can apply two-third rules. It means you take a shot of two-thirds of the sky and one-third of the sea or land. If you use composition of half and half, the picture will look too boring.
Try take a shot from 3D angle
Sometimes when you take pictures of sky or trail to the mountain, they look plain. There is no message or emotion conveyed within. It may be because you still take pictures from 2D angle. Therefore, try to take pictures from 3D angle instead by taking from different elements including mid-ground, foreground and background. This will create more realistic and dramatic view for the pictures.
Get the right frame
As mentioned earlier that you need to make sure your camera catch everything you want to be included into the frame. Thus, framing is important element in taking pictures. You don’t always have to be too close to the object of your photography. Sometimes, it is better to step backs and zoom in instead. You can different angle to create certain frame. Once you find pleasing symmetry, take the pictures and see the result yourself.