8 common mistakes photographers make on holiday (and how to get it right)

8 common mistakes all photographers make on holiday (and how to get it right)

Classic Travel Photography Mistakes: 06 Images full of tourists

Classic Travel Photography Mistakes: 06 Images full of tourists

Getting great shots of places of interest without including hordes of tourists can be tricky, but not impossible.

One way is to get up early and beat everyone to it.

Alternatively, you can rely on the fact that people tend to mill around, so if you mount your camera on a tripod and take a sequence of shots you can produce a series of images which enable you to create one composite without anyone in it.

As a last resort, you can also rescue your images by using this Photoshop technique to make tourists disappear!

PAGE 1 – Classic Travel Photography Mistakes: 01 Kit damaged in transit
PAGE 2 – Classic Travel Photography Mistakes: 02 Sand/water damaged kit
PAGE 3 – Classic Travel Photography Mistakes: 03 Kit damaged by cleaning
PAGE 4 – Classic Travel Photography Mistakes: 04 Underexposed beach shots
PAGE 5 – Classic Travel Photography Mistakes: 05 Blurred night-time shots
PAGE 6 – Classic Travel Photography Mistakes: 06 Images full of tourists
PAGE 7 – Classic Travel Photography Mistakes: 07 Upsetting the locals
PAGE 8 – Classic Travel Photography Mistakes: 08 Gear overheating or freezing

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