Tips for Traveling With a Camera
Shooting Portraits on Vacation
When traveling, many photographers focus on landmarks and natural sites, things they can’t see at home. However, they may be missing a chance to create some truly unique photos -- and relationships -- by shooting photos of local residents.
Geotagging With Microsoft Pro Photo
Geotagging is a cool addition to the world of digital photography, allowing you to embed information into your digital photo that tells you where and when it was shot. You have a few different options for geotagging your photos, including the ability to add the data through Microsoft Pro Photo.
Pack a Camera
One thing hobbyist photographers and serious photographers have in common: When traveling, neither would ever think of leaving their photography equipment at home. Traveling provides a great opportunity for capturing memorable photos. Avoid causing damage to your photography equipment when traveling.
Flying With a Camera
Vacation travel can be a challenge, especially when going by air. Security is necessary, but it certainly makes things tougher on travelers. Follow a few simple tips, and you're sure to have a good experience when flying with a camera.
Geotagging has become a popular aspect of photography, allowing you to mark the locations of your photos as they're shot, but it can be a little tricky to use.
Attaching a GPS Unit
With the right equipment, you can have your camera automatically add geotagging information to each photo file you create. Use these tips to more efficiently attach and use a GPS unit with your camera.
Theme Park Photo Tips
Theme parks offer great opportunities for shooting photos of smiling children and can help you create some great memories.
City Photography Tips
Shooting photographs in a big city provides some interesting and challenging opportunities. You’ll be challenged by odd lighting conditions, strong lighting contrasts, and interesting angles ... but those same items can help you create cool photos.
Tips for Beach Photography
Even though shooting photos at the beach can be challenging -- and potentially dangerous to your camera’s health -- you don't want to miss these great photography opportunities.
Tips for Protecting Your Camera
Read through this list of tips submitted by readers who have actually lost a camera for helping you protecting your camera and for avoiding losing your camera.
Tips for Avoiding Camera Damage
The seals around some digital camera bodies aren't tight enough to protect from every potential substance that could harm the electronics inside the camera. If these substances are in the area where you'll be shooting, take extra care to protect your camera.
Troubleshooting GPS Units
Geotagging can be a great hobby ... as long as the GPS works correctly, of course. Use these tips to troubleshoot any problems with your add-on GPS unit.
Reunion Photography Tips
If you remember to bring your camera to this year's family reunion -- and you’ll be kicking yourself if you don't -- use these tips to shoot great photos at your family reunions.
Extreme Winter Photography
Some cold weather problems can cause temporary issues for the camera, while others can cause more permanent damage. Use these tips for improving your camera’s performance when shooting photos in extreme cold.
Parade Photography Tips
Parades are a great way for beginning photographers to hone their skills, as there are a lot of different types of subjects to photograph in a relatively short period of time.
Camera Lost and Found
Losing a digital camera is a disheartening feeling, but hopefully readers of this Web site can help each other with this "show and tell" topic: Camera lost and found. See submissions
Ten Photography Tips While Traveling
When traveling with your digital camera, you can make use of it to help you through a variety of potential problems that may occur. Here are some tips for making the most of your digital camera's capabilities while traveling.