Guest Post: Planning a Vacation Photography

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The combination of lighter and versatile professional cameras with technology Allows you to plan a vacation phenomenal photography.  A recent ad campaign from the iPhone boasted That Their camera is The most popular camera in the world. Statistics from photo sharing site Flickr , actually back up the claims. The high tech features of the iPhone camera mean it has REPLACED That larger, bulkier professional cameras, making it perfect for taking with you When you travel since it is small and compact and, of course, dual purpose. The abundance of applications and mapping technology has made ​​to photography vacation planning easy out right down to the views, scenes, and angles. Whichever type of camera or cameras you choose and eleven o’clock You have picked your destination, here are 4 ways to plan ahead for your photography vacation:

Google Earth: Not only can you use Google Earth to map out your destinations, but it can give you a look ahead of time at the landscaping and color schemes. Once you pinpoint parks, beaches, mountains, lakes, or whatever area you will want to do to photo shoots, check Google Earth at different times of the day so That You can discover how the different times of the day’s lighting will make for the best pictures.

Photo and Travel Applications: There are several applications can help you pinpoint That great scenes for your photography while traveling. Here are the top 3:

1.      Tripbirds : That is a social application is designed to help you find hotels based on social recommendations from friends. However, When you are connected to friends in the photography world, you will also see pictures from Their Their trips on the social channels you are connected on: such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and more.

Two.      Instagram : If you are into photography, then you know about Instagram Undoubtedly, however it, did you know That you can search for photos of the destinations on your holiday? Then you can connect with the local photo buffs there and get tips and thoughts from them.

Three.      Vayable : This app Helps you “discover and book things to do”.

Weather: Regardless of photography or not, the changes in the weather Influence any vacation. With a photography holiday, you can always use to your advantage since That pictures of rain, wind and thunderstorms Often can be just as amazing as taking pictures in the sunshine, so bad weather on a photography holiday does not Have to be a complete wash out . However, When you plan ahead for the weather, you can choose your locations based on what the weather forecast is for that day, or even just that time of day.

Picture Taking Time Plan : This is Especially important if you are vacationing with the family or others who Might not want to be posing for and taking pictures every moment of the trip. This can allow you to coordinate Also clothes and clothing changes If You Have Un certain outfits or even wardrobe changes for your vacation models. If you plan picture taking time and schedule it, According to the lighting and weather, everyone in your party can enjoy the holiday and the photographic memories That you create as well.

Bio: Jason Hall is author and Brand Manager for Budget Rent a Car .’ve enjoys sharing travel and vacation tips and ideas.

Jerry Nelson is a freelance photojournalist from America.  The creator of the photographic book, No Indians in Tennessee, he now lives in Argentina while he continues to turn his lens on social justice issues around the globe.  Connect with Jerry on MosaicHub, Facebook or LinkedIn today. Follow this link to read more of his work on Huffington Post and Examiner.  Jerry uses WeOnTech to distribute his images and articles, get your FREE TRIAL today.  Have a story that needs to reach national media?  Email him today.

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