Ways to Record Your International
Cameras for vacation, what you need to know
Cameras come in a variety of sizes, formats, and recording media.
Here is a brief overview of the types of cameras most used by
These film-less cameras are attracting a lot of attention. We
review digital cameras and their advantages for travel photography
This review covers cameras, memory cards, and memory card management.
Take travel notes
Writing a daily travelogue takes time but the rewards are
priceless for remembering your international travels. Click here
and get your journal ready.
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Making sure you get to share those vacation
You can enjoy your vacation pictures, only if the film survives
processing. Similarly, digital files need to be preserved before
you start editing the images. Here are some tips to help manage
your film and digital images and protect these important vacation
My Vacation, without me So many
vacation photos - Are you in any of them? Thought so! Read our
recommendations for including you in your photo collection of your
Take that picture when you see it
Many travelers decide to delay taking a specific picture, hoping that
there will be a better view or better weather later that day or
tomorrow. Take our advice and shoot the scene when you see it.
Taking travel notes: books or electronic notes?
Some travelers like to write their travel notes by hand, others like
to use electronic devices known as Personal Digital Assistants. We
provide recommendations on the equipment for each method.
What's this a picture of?
People often lose track of where they were and when a picture was taken.
The sequence problem is a great challenge when trying to organize your
vacation photos. We provide several recommendations to eliminate
this problem. We cover cameras with date stamp functionality,
camera based electronic folders to organize digital camera files, and
non-technical shortcuts that will help you sequence your images.
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Airport screening and damage to photographic film
If you still use film-based cameras, you should know that the devices
used for security scanning at airports can damage photographic film.
Read how to protect your film and help insure the integrity of your
Bring extra memory cards and batteries
Buying memory cards on the road can be inconvenient and expensive. Follow
our travel planning recommendations on taking a supply of memory cards
and batteries to capture all those lovely photo opportunities you will
see while on vacation.
Snake charmers and other photo opportunities
Before you snap that photo, ask if a cost is attached. Always
make sure that you have a person's permission before taking a photo.
Paint or sketch as you go
If you have a smidgen or artistic ability, take some paper and your art
supplies, and create your own vacation images. See how others do
Protect your expensive camera lens.
Scratches on camera lenses can often show up in photographs as
distortions. Protect your lenses from scratches with an inexpensive
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