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T+L's Best Travel Photography Tips 2013

Photography Tips: Details

Jason Lowe

Sure, it’s easy to share photos of our dining experiences. But most of the food shots that appear on our social media feeds fail to capture the delicious meals they document.

This discrepancy between wonderful moments and mediocre photos happens all too often. Images in our albums rarely live up to the memories of the destinations we visit. (“You can’t tell, but the hotel pool actually was beautiful.”)

Luckily, T+L’s photo editors know a thing or two about taking pictures, and they’ve shared some of their most useful tips on shooting the trickiest of scenarios (including food).

Here’s one example: to capture that to-die-for hotel room, sometimes it’s best to step outside of it. Shooting a room through an open door can add depth, and it’s a fun way to vary your images.

For more travel photography tips, click through to see T+L’s guide on how to shoot like an expert.

—Peter Schlesinger


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