Anyone can point and click at a view, and if the scenery is wonderful, you get a good photo. But what if you want great photos? Fantastic travel photos that will make Instagrammers drool for the places you’ve been and the things you’ve seen? Here’s how to take your travel photos from ordinary to extraordinary.
1. The Early Bird Catches the Best Images
The first trick for how to take better travel photos is to get up early, when streets are empty, dogs are busy chasing postmen and the air is still crisp and clean. One hour before sunrise and one hour before sunset the light is simply magical - and at that time tourists tend to be in their hotel beds or heading for Happy Hour, so you can take a clean shot of whatever image you're trying to capture without someone getting in the way.