Many articles discuss the best practices for travel photography, and many of them, while providing worthwhile advice, tend not to take into account the fact that conditions are not always perfect for making photographs. The sky is not always blue, the crowds of tourists do not always clear a path for you to make your image, the light is not always perfect and you may not always have the latest gear. There are however some practices that you can put into place to help you create strong images when time is short and you can’t always wait for conditions to improve.

The next thing is to get yourself the best type of camera that will suit the particular type you want to tackle on. If you want to do underwater photography, you can get yourself a good water proof camera. You might be interested in Travel photography, in which case you can even start with a nice disposable piece that will suit your immediate needs. You can always upgrade later if you feel that indeed this is what you want to focus your energy for many years ahead.

The grieving widow of an Indian Emperor built the tomb. Here you can see the love for gardens and fountains the Mughals brought to India. The tomb was built around 1565 AD.

Make sure you’re familiar with how your camera works. If you haven’t read the manual, do it. You may find that your camera has capabilities you didn’t know about, or you may find answers to questions that have been bothering you.

Regardless of what percentage they take, stock agencies are the best way. The will have a list of paying customers on their books. They will know which market best suits your images. They will also know the correct prices to charge.

Done! Can’t wait for the next trip… Practice more, read books, seek information over the internet, maybe join a camera club, attend photo exhibitions, even have your own? Ask at local libraries, shopping malls etc if they allow you to post your pics.

We are all travel photographers no matter where we go. With inexpensive digital cameras and memory that’s very inexpensive these days. It’s easier than ever to document your travels. You don’t have to worry about rolls and rolls of film and having them developed. You can looks at your photos while you are shooting them to make sure you are capturing all that you want. Your travels are sometimes short and only last at times for no more than a few days. The pictures you take last a lifetime are the memories you have of your travels.