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9 Secrets to Taking Great Travel Photographs

Reader's Digest.CA Logo By Kat Tancock, readersdigest.ca of Reader's Digest.CA | Slide 1 of 9: 'A good photographer can take a good image with any camera,' says travel photographer Richard I'Anson, author of <a href='https://www.amazon.ca/Travel-Photography-Pictures-Richard-2009-08-01/dp/B019TMIMTU/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1492618084&sr=1-2&keywords=richard+l%27anson+lonely+planet&_encoding=UTF8&tag=reasdigcan-20&linkCode=ur2&linkId=2bbb4bced93eb6c9a8ac7c87d789c951&camp=15121&creative=330641'><strong>Lonely Planet Travel Photography: A Guide to Taking Better Pictures</strong></a>. One of the biggest mistakes people make with photos, says I'Anson, is failing to focus their photo on a single subject. 'Make sure you know what the photo is of and then try and fill the frame with your subject,' he says. 'If you have to explain something about the image, then it's probably not working.'

1. Choose Your Subject

'A good photographer can take a good image with any camera,' says travel photographer Richard I'Anson, author of Lonely Planet Travel Photography: A Guide to Taking Better Pictures. One of the biggest mistakes people make with photos, says I'Anson, is failing to focus their photo on a single subject. 'Make sure you know what the photo is of and then try and fill the frame with your subject,' he says. 'If you have to explain something about the image, then it's probably not working.'
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