8 Ways to Simply Step Up your Travel Photography

Nowadays, travelling and photos are deeply intertwined, we all want to capture those memorable moments. But getting a postcard-perfect photo without the crushing crowds cluttering up the view, all fighting for their very own photo with Big Ben, the Eiffel Tower, the Taj Mahal… We all know the great struggle of  wanting to see those iconic sites, yet not wanting to share them with all the tourists!

There are definitely times where you would want people in your snapshots, whether they are the locals going about their daily chores or bustling along city sidewalks. Often enhancing the story you are trying to tell. But hordes of tourists bunched up with selfie sticks on the Great Wall of China is not one of those times!

If you are anything like me, a perfect photo is void of photobombing tourists. And so over the years I have mastered a few techniques that have helped me step up my travel photography game and capture beautiful – most often people free – photographs.

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Top Photography Spots in Toronto

11 Top Photography spots in Toronto

When visiting Toronto there are a few key photography spots to ensure you capture the iconic skyline, the diverse architecture and the many unique elements that give Toronto its character. Everyone wants to get that perfect shot and Instagram-worthy photos but let’s face it there are only so many ways to photograph the CN Tower when you are standing right below it.

I always try to look for a different angle, reflections and elements of colour to spice up my photographs (which means I am often lurking in bushes). We all want nice travel photos, that not only capture the moment but are beautiful enough to frame and tell the story of where we were.

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