Holidays are the perfect opportunity to create lasting memories with our photography, however there’s always the added pressure of capturing the perfect moment. Whether it’s finding the right lighting or the perfect backdrop, there’s a lot that goes into a good photo, however it doesn’t always go our way.
Here are 5 relatable photography faux-pas that can happen when taking photos on holiday, along with some potential solutions!
There are two kinds of people in this world and they are those who photobomb, and those who don’t.
There’s nothing worse than looking through your pictures, to and find an innocent-looking bystander pulling a face in the background of your favourite holiday photos. However, this is nothing that a quick photoshop can’t fix if you want to get rid of those pesky photobombers, or you could even keep the photo as it is so you have a funny memory to look back on!
2. Eyes Wide Shut
Are you constantly looking back on photos to discover your eyes are closed?
Does it take multiple photo attempts before you get a picture where your eyes are actually open? If so, you’re not alone. We all know someone who struggles to keep their eyes open for photos.
Not to worry as there is a solution! Timed photos are a great way of preventing blinking in photos as you know exactly when the snap is going to be taken.
3. Missing the Moment
Whether it’s a dazzling sunset or a breathtaking landscape, there are plenty of things worth capturing on holiday and you always want to have your camera ready, so you don’t miss any photo opportunities.
The Case Farm’s LensPacks eliminate the need for traditional lens caps and have made it easier and quicker for you to change your lenses, so you never have miss a photo opportunity again!
4. Jump Photos
Holidays are the perfect place to get a group jumping photo as there are so many beautiful backdrops you can choose from, but it’s always difficult to get the timing right. There are also other things to consider: hands in the air or hands down? Silly faces or smiles? Posey or natural? The possible combinations are endless! However, no matter how hard jumping photos are to capture, the results are always rewarding.
5. Crazy Kids
Whether it’s your moody teenage daughter that doesn’t want to participate, or your 2-year old nephew who is refusing to sit still, getting that perfect family photo might be more difficult than first thought. A little incentive might help to get the whole family together for a picture; and you’ll get a lovely holiday photo that will be great to look back on in years to come!
These are just a few of the pesky problems encountered when taking photos on holiday, and there are probably plenty more we can all relate to. Don’t let this deter you from getting the perfect snap; just soldier on until you get that stunning holiday photo. It’s all part of the fun, after all!