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Print Posted By Content Amplified on 10/10/2017 in Hiking

Hiking and Photography Go Hand In Hand

Hiking and Photography Go Hand In Hand

Hiking With Your Camera

We all want to capture the amazing moments of our adventures. Hence, one of the reasons why we always wish to capture this moment is to create a lasting memory in the form of a quality outdoor photograph. We all love to look at that picture of us hiking and then smile to ourselves as the memories keep flooding. Most times, images are the gateway to our minds. A single photo can lead you to remember that beautiful hiking experience you had last summer while on vacation. Furthermore, we wish to share this moment with everyone, hence the reason why Hiking and Photography seem to go hand in hand.


Hiking and photography go hand in hand as we all want to capture the unique moments that form our new experience in new environments. Little wonder you find a lot of photography lesson and tips for hikers.


Everyone always wants to have a memory card full of pictures showing their experiences and also areas they covered after hiking. Most times to show to friends other times to cherish those moments and also to have a laugh about some of the funny actions that must have occurred during the hike.

Hiking Photography Tips

It is essential to capture the best moments when hiking, and the following are tips for taking photographs during a hike.


•    Taking lots of pictures: It is important to take lots of photo's during a hike; you would be amazed at some items you didn't make a note of that might become visible in the photograph. Photography adds some flavor to your hiking experience.


•    Always be ready for Action: During hiking, the best moments are the ones that are not planned for. It is essential for the camera to still be close by when hiking, this enables you to capture the unique moment, even if it occurs for just a couple of seconds.


•    Be calm: When it comes to capturing wildlife, silence is the key as most animals are shy. Any sound would get them into hiding. Always be quiet if you want to attract wildlife.


•    Pay attention to little details: Paying attention to small details helps create the perfect shot. Small details help tell your hiking story better.


•    Keep it simple: The photograph is for your personal use and not for a competition. You don't have to do crazy stuff to get the best view. Take pictures as you see fit and as makes you comfortable.


•    Always be safety conscious: It is important to note that safety is paramount and adventure is meant to be fun not suicide. Always study your terrain carefully and map out the dangerous areas. Always stick to the regular safety routine, no matter how boring.


Hiking and photography go hand in hand as it is very difficult to go hiking without your camera, well it is not so difficult it's just exciting to do so. The photographs from your hiking experience can tell your hiking story better than you, as the images you capture can remind you of the little details that you might have missed. As the saying goes, a picture is worth more than a thousand words.

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