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When you travel you experience lot of magical moments, you meet many nice people, you eat the world’s best food. Finally these are your best memories for the whole lifetime. And with the advancement of the technology, you will end up having thousands of photos of your whole trip making it an amazing holiday to remember!

What do you do for your photos after the holidays? Do you print those into an album? A travel photo album is one of my favourite ways to keep memories documented other than the travelogues I share in this travel blog. Be it for a travel blog, travel photo album or even for sharing over social media, you need to do some post editing for your images to improve your photography.

Then,how to improve your travel photography in 3 easy steps?

How to Improve Your Travel Photography in 3 Easy Steps

If you are a professional photographer, this post is not for you because you know how to edit your photos professionally. However if you are a traveler just like me, some simple edits will improve your photos dramatically.

Here are 3 basic things that you can to do to improve your travel photos even if you are a beginner. With a photo editing toolkit that allows easy editing features, you can easily enhance your travel images!

1. Adjust the Brightness and Contrasts

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Most of the times we experience that the photos don’t look beautiful when we transfer those images to the computer! Images don’t look vibrant as they were in the camera. They look dull and dark. This is where you need to play with the brightness of images. In any photo editing program, you will find the tools for brightness and contrast adjustments. By adjusting the brightness you can improve the photo exposure giving a good look for your images.

2. Crop the images

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Composition is one of the important factors for a good photo. If you think the photo need some adjustment in composition, one of the ways to do that is by slightly cropping your images. This will zoom the images and you will be able to improve it to the better.

3. Adjust and Balance the saturation

It can be a cloudy day or a rainy day that you couldn’t capture the images with proper lighting. You may not find the beautiful and vibrant colours in your landscape photos that you experienced in your trip. I know this is a sad moment when the photos look dull. But, you can easily adjust saturation of photos and give some new look for your images.

But, be careful when you adjust the saturation. Sometimes, your photos will look artificial if you don’t balance the saturation properly. So, always adjust saturation with care and improve the quality of colours.

Above are the 3 basic things that you need to do for your travel photos before you use those for any purpose. Although there are many other ways to enhance your travel photography by using photo editing techniques, these basic tips will help you to improve your photos dramatically.

How do you improve your travel photos? What are the post editing photo techniques that you use for your travel photography? Please share your experiences.






How many times have you wanted to take a photo of yourself or even a photo of your whole group during traveling, but didn’t want to ask a stranger to operate your camera? For me, there are lot of such moments. Although we could take selfies using our phone camera, those are too big or not too nice.
Selfie Stick (Monopod) Review
Selfie Stick (Monopod) Review
However, now there are selfie sticks available on the market to solve this problem. Selfie stick Mono pod is the latest gadget I used and it is perfect for taking selfies when there is no helping hand.I received this selfie stick/Monopod from selfiesticksg.com and I am really attracted to it due to its features.
Features of Selfie Stick/Monopod
Below are some notable features of this selfie stick.It is really easy to carry anywhere with you.
It is light and compact

Selfie Stick (Monopod) Features

Selfie Stick (Monopod) Review


The selfie stick only weighs 120g.It is a convenient gadget to carry anywhere with you.
Selfie Stick (Monopod) Features


It works with any camera or a phone. The phone bracket on the selfie stick will allow any phone to clamp well. It is compatible with any phone.
Selfie Stick (Monopod) Features
Selfie Stick (Monopod) Review


The phone bracket is removable. It is easier to use a camera when the bracket is removed.
different rotations
Selfie Stick (Monopod) Features
Selfie Stick (Monopod) Review
It comes with  different rotation built into the head of the selfie stick. Therefore it provides the capability of taking selfies in different angles.
-It is extendable up to 115cm
Selfie Stick (Monopod) Features


This selfie stick is extendable. Once it is extended to full length, the length is 115cm.The fully extended selfie stick is perfect for taking full body selfies and group pictures.
-It is comfortable to use
Selfie Stick (Monopod) Features
Selfie Stick (Monopod) Review


The end of the selfie stick is a Soft and smooth rubber grip. This rubber grip makes the selfie stick comfortable to hold. The rubber sleeve is removable and also it is water resistant. The lines in rubber grip make it easier to grip while operating it.
When to use
  • This selfie stick is ideal for anyone who wants to take selfies. It is specially suitable for traveling, Video blogging, parties or even for weddings. Simply it is suitable for any place when you want a helping hand.
  • And,here is another idea.Not only for selfies.It is suitable to capture objects or anything where you are not tall enough or not reachable.Simply adjust the selfie and use the timer of the camera.Selfie will hold the camera in the angle you desired.
Below is how I tried to capture a wall hanging picture frame which I am unable to capture directly.
Selfie Stick (Monopod) -how to use
 Below is the picture I captured using this selfie stick.
Selfie Stick (Monopod) -how to use
How to install and use
Selfie Stick (Monopod) -how to use
This portable selfie stick is easy to carry anywhere with you.
When you want to take a selfie,
  • Connect your camera to monopod adapter using the tripod insert.
  • Fully extend the Monopod
  • Setup time on camera and press capture button if you capture a photo.If it is a video,simply adjust the camera for video mode.
  • Finally,extend and aim the camera.
My thoughts and review about this selfie stick
This selfie stick is absolutely a fantastic gadget specially when traveling. I really like it and recommend it for anyone who loves to take pictures. It is not very expensive, so anyone can easily purchase it for few dollars.
I like its rotating feature and compatibility with any camera,I mean I can use it either with my phone or even with a camera.
Do I recommend it?
Yes, this is a great product to keep with you when you are in anywhere in the world.
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