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: 07 Upsetting the locals

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Not everyone likes being photographed; you wouldn’t push your camera into the face of a market stall holder at home, so don’t do it when you’re abroad.

Shoot from a respectful distance using a longer lens is necessary and if the subject objects, stop shooting and give a smile and wave to diffuse the situation.

In some cases a little cash is enough to persuade someone to allow you to photograph them, but tread carefully to avoid being swamped or causing offense.

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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