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Don't Make These Errors On Your Travels In The US If You Want Amazing Photos


I love exploring the US and taking my camera with me. After all, there are so many picturesque places to visit where you get some amazing shots. However, a lot of people make errors when they are traveling around America.

Here are some mistakes you need to avoid making when you are traveling in the US if you want to capture amazing photos that you can keep forever.


Don’t just visit the tourist areas 

When people think of America, they think of the big touristy areas such as New York City, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas. But, as amazing as these places are, there are so many other beautiful areas that are perfect for photos. Therefore, don’t make the mistake of just sticking around the tourist areas if you want to get amazing photographs. You can use them as a base and then visit other areas. For example, the Red Rock Canyon Park is only 15 minutes from Las Vegas, but it boasts some of the most beautiful landscapes. 

As this article says, you should head there for sunset and take photos as the mountains change colors. You could even camp there so that you can get some amazing photos of wildlife the next day! And of course, if you are staying near Las Vegas, you can’t miss a photo opportunity at the Grand Canyon. One of the natural wonders of the world, you will love taking pictures in this beautiful spot!

*The stone Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area entrance sign — on Nevada State Route 159 near Blue Diamond, Clark County, southern Nevada.Source: Own Work. Author: FrankFortePhoto. Date: 17 February 2009

Don’t just stay in one place 

A lot of people go to America and then just stay in one area for the length of their travels. But if you want to get some amazing photos, you need to travel around to find some beautiful places. You may want to hire a car and then head on a road trip. That way, you can stop at different locations to take photos, and then get some kip at a motel. 

Or you could even look into getting a travel trailer. You can then stop wherever you want to take photos and don’t have to worry about hunting a bed down for the night. You will have everything you need in your trailer. You can find some from companies such as Vermont Country Campers which would be perfect for your adventures in America and beyond.


Don’t forget to research amazing places 

So many people head to America and don’t research where to go while they are on their travels. It means they might miss out on some amazing places where you will have incredible photo opportunities. Therefore, it’s so important to research amazing places to go in the US before you go on your travels. 

There is a lot of sites online which have information on places you might not have heard of before. For example, you might want to head to the small town of Chautauqua, which has a lovely lake where you can camp and get some amazing shots!


And try not to worry about what people think when taking photos. Just ignore them and smile while taking photos on your travels!


*This post is contributed by Ellie Jo for Blissful Snapshots. 


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