Using This Site

Before you start reading through the trip reports, take a moment to look through the About Family Travel so you understand our perspectives and priorities for a vacation. This will help you to understand how our opinions might match - or differ - with your own.


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Travel photography resources

Family Travel provides the following travel photography tutorials and tips for photography and family traveler enthusiasts.

I'm working on a variety of tutorials to help you improve your family travel photography. Those will be posted on the site over the coming weeks. Some of the tutorials in the works will include:

What camera equipment do we use for our travel photography?

Control your camera - shutter speed, aperture, depth of field and how it all fits together

Look for unposed shots - and don't be afraid to pose them

Techniques of composition:

Be a flasher - use fill flash indoors and outdoors

Coming soon!

Using creative modes on a point and shoot camera

How to make cool travel panoramas