How many times have you traveled overseas only to return with photos that look similar to everybody else or even similar to all the postcards? Don’t most Eiffel Tower photos look similar? Same occurs with all iconic landmarks such as Big Ben in London and the Duomo in Florence.
Whilst travelling through Europe over the last two months I set myself the challenge of getting some ‘out of the ordinary’ photos of classic tourist icons. I set this challenge particularly to get some interesting and unusual photos of the Duomo in Florence. Now you can learn how to get some great travel shots by following these handy hints with examples from my personal challenge from the Duomo in Florence.
Get the classic shots first to free your creativity
Go ahead and get your classic photos out of the way. Circle the building and get a nice clean shot of the most standard iconic aspects. Then go inside and do the same. Once you have completed this task you will be freed up to try some creative shots using some of the techniques described below.