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There are few better souvenirs from a trip than a set of photos you can look at for years to come. Whether you're snapping pics with a state-of-the-art DSLR or a simple smartphone, we've got advice to help you take better travel photos and share them with your family and friends after you get home.

silly selfie 12 Travel Photography Mistakes to Avoid
Do your vacation photos live up to the experience that you had on the trip? If they leave a little to be desired, you might be making some of these common travel photography mistakes.


taj mahal photograph 19 Tips for Better Travel Photos
You don't necessarily need thousands of dollars of expensive camera equipment to take a great photo. These 19 easy photography tips will help you come home with well-composed shots that truly capture the spirit of your trip.


soccer game morocco 12 Things You Don't Photograph -- But Should
If you come home from every trip with a similar assortment of photos -- momuments and museums, landscapes and skylines -- it may be time to adjust your filters. Look beyond the obvious tourist sights and take pictures of these 12 things as well.


woman with camels A Pro Photographer Shares Her Secrets
Professional photograher Ami Vitale's images have been exhibited in museums and featured in publications such as National Geographic and Newsweek. She took some time to share a few of her top tips for taking travel photos.


great wall of china photo travelers Sharing Your Travel Photos and Experiences
Don't bore your friends and family with an endless slideshow of photos every time you get home from a trip. Instead, check out these creative ways to share your travel memories. (One of our favorites? A Shutterfly photo book.)


senior couple selfie How to Back Up Photos When You Travel
What happens if your camera is stolen or you damage your smartphone during a trip? Save yourself some angst and protect your memories by backing up your travel photos during your trip. We explain the ins and outs of how to do it.


hawaii sunset Your Most Cherished Travel Photos
A dozen travelers shared their most beloved photos of themselves on the road, as well as the intimate stories behind each one. Collectively, this slideshow serves as a snapshot of the human experience and the magic of travel.


northern lights 12 Travel Photos That'll Make You Want to Get Up and Go
The best travel photos aren't just beautiful or colorful; they also inspire you to start planning your next trip! Check out a dozen spectacular photos from around the world that will make you want to pack a suitcase and hit the road.


travel photos Want Great Travel Photos? Hire a Flytographer
Forget strangers and selfies -- hire a "flytographer" on your next trip and never worry about capturing yourself on location again. A new site called Flytographer.com connects you with local professional photographers who can capture your vacation in style.


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