Another blog post from our recent series of travel photography related posts.

Travel photography is so much fun because you not only get to have those new and unique experiences, but you get to bookmark them as well with great photographs. You’ve treasured those memories, and you can even get into freelance photography as a job and not just a hobby. It’s really up to you how far you want to go with everything.

When you’re traveling to a new location, you’re going to want to make sure that you do some research so that you know all the great places to take photographs. It’s still going to be nothing like exploring the place in person, but familiarizing yourself with the territory is always good.

sunrise-beachMake sure you have all your photos backed up. Depending on the type of equipment you have, you might benefit from having a good portable hard drive. Laptops also come in handy of course, and these days it’s almost like people can simply just use their phones. I took some great photos of the Myrtle Beach sunrise by simply using my phone.

If you’re in a place with quite a few tourists like I am, it’s going to be better if you can work outside their schedule. This will give you the most peaceful opportunities for photographs, such as the sunrise I was talking about. Look for places with the best views, and it helps if you stay in a hotel with a nice view. You can always make it a practice to take those types of pictures from where you’re staying and make them into a travel journal of photographs.

One thing you might want to do is start a travel blog, and you can post updates to your blog on various social media sites. Make sure you have all of the other equipment you need and get ready to take some great photographs.