If you’re anything like me, I expect you take lots of pictures when you’re on your travels. Going on holiday and visiting foreign nations is always interesting and fun. It’s a no brainer that you’re going to capture as many memories you can so you can look back at the things you saw, did, touched, heard and enjoyed. Thankfully smartphones of the modern day have exceptional cameras so you can take brilliant photos with almost no effort at all. You don’t need to be an expert photographer to take a great picture of something, keep it in focus and visually express the colours you saw. Yet, that’s when we kind of fall short because unlike expert photographers, we don’t always get the mise-en-scène right. Hence why, we take multiple photos of the same thing, to get the best overall shot we can. Shame then that we spend more time deleting pictures to make room when we see something new and interesting to take pictures of.
Trying different angles
If you have ever been on holiday in a major city, you will know that from certain angles things just look more beautiful. For example, when you go to New York and you try to take a picture of the Empire State building at ground level, the shot is almost always going to be subpar. There are many factors for this. One, so many people are around you bumping into each other, your shot will lose focus. Two, the sun is going to be shining directly down on you and through the lens of your phone, ruining the lighting. Three, the actual building itself is going to be obscured with only a small portion of it being able to be seen. This is why you need to take multiple shots of the building before you move on to the next sight. Take one from close range, medium and long range. Take it from different angles with varying amounts of people. The more you take the more you’ll get a true representation of some of the most iconic places on earth.
Don’t stop your artistic stride
The only thing that stops our flow in photographer mode when we’re abroad is our memory. Well, it’s the phone’s memory to be exact. Most smartphones have a peak setting to their camera, such as 12MP and the resolution such as 3400×2800. However with the aftereffects many internal softwares use to get the best out of every photo, each photo can end up being many tens of megabytes. You can’t take hundreds of photos all sized 57mb for long without running out of room. Thankfully, you can use iCloud photo sharing options to not only store thousands upon thousands of your holiday snaps, but send them to your friends and loved ones immediately. You can also share them with other apps you have, such as image editing and wallpaper apps.
Always try to get as many different angle shots of one famous place on your holidays. Don’t settle for one, really get creative and don’t worry about running out of space when you have iCloud to store everything in real time.