Bring it when you travel
Pack your bags. Pack your Canon. And get ready to BRING IT. Because you don't want to miss the chance to see the world in a whole new light.
Explore the travel images below for tips on how to capture awe-inspiring photographs and videos.
Before You Leave
Your travel story starts with what you’re bringing. Start thinking about how to prepare for the trip of a lifetime with these helpful tips.
Photography Tips:
• Begin by documenting what’s going into your suitcase or backpack.
• Arrange your travel items and shoot them from an aerial perspective using the vari-angle LCD screen.
Street Scene
The energy of city life can be mesmerizing for any traveler. Make the most of it with the Full HD Video tips.
Photography Tips:
• Simply touch the LCD screen to keep your subject in focus during movie mode.
• Explore different angles to show various perspectives while utilizing slow motion video.
Night Life
See what you can do when the sun goes down and the city lights up. Check out the below tips to learn how.
Photography Tips:
• Fisheye lenses make your audience feel like they’re part of the action.
• If your photos are coming out too dark, try increasing your ISO.
Epic Sunsets
No two sunsets are alike, but they all set quickly. Learn how to best capture them before it’s too late.
Photography Tips:
• For a more creative image, use silhouettes to tell your story.
• Switch auto white balance (AWB) to Cloudy to add warmth to the image.
Eats & Drinks
There’s no better way to get a taste of a new culture than tasting its cuisine. Make every dish shine with these easy tricks.
Photography Tips:
• Get in close to dishes for a more vibrant image.
• To get closer to your subject, try using a macro lens to reduce the minimum focus distance.
Portraits
The people you meet make the trip. Capture all of their character with these helpful tips.
Photography Tips:
• Try making direct eye contact to add a sense of human connection.
• Use Aperture Priority (Av) mode and set the F-stop to the lowest possible number for a shallow depth-of-field. This allows your subject to remain the focus of your image, especially when there is a busy background.
Animals
No matter how fast or far away, keep up with the wildlife around you with these quick and easy tips.
Photography Tips:
• Get down low and zoom in close to animals for different compositions.
• Wait for your unsuspecting subject to make eye contact before pouncing on that perfect moment.
Landscapes
Everybody remembers the breathtaking views. Make sure your photo lives up to the memory with these easy tricks.
Photography Tips:
• Experiment with black and white to set the mood of the location.
• Keep the sun behind you for a well lit scene without the bleached sky.
Post-Trip Reflections
The trip is over, but the thrill doesn’t have to be. Learn how you can relive it with tips for a unique photo book.
Photography Tips:
• Try to create a story with the order and combination of your photos.
• Vary size and layout, giving your photos room to breathe.
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