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3 Ways To Document Your Family Vacation With Photographs

By May 6, 2019 No Comments

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One of the best things about traveling with your family is creating life-long memories. It’s those little moments that live long beyond each trip, and having a strategy in place to make the most out of your time together definitely helps. If you’re looking for a great way to document your next family vacation with photographs, here are some ideas you can try!

3 Ways To Document Your Family Vacation With PhotographsDocument Your Family Vacation With Photographs

1. Establishing Pictures

I’m a firm believer in storytelling. I love setting the scene of the places my family and I are visiting by taking some establishing shots to help tell the story of our trip. Whether it be the place we’re staying at, the beach, traditional food dishes, etc., I love snapping these images!

beach vacation

2. Candid Photos

Not all shots need to be posed or perfect. One of my favorite things to do is capture my little ones playing together on our family trips. It’s the little moments that I treasure the most and it’s really important to me that I document them whenever possible.

3. Same Pose, Different Place

You’ve likely seen those photos where adults recreate an image from their childhood. Using the same concept, you can make it a family tradition to recreate the same pose in every new place you visit.

Bonus tip: Create a Photo Book

Photo books are a great way of organizing all your favorite memories in one place. They are easy to make and you can enjoy flipping through the pages of a photo book with your loved ones anytime you want to go back to your favorite memories together. They are also a lot of fun to make!

palm trees

These are my favorite tips for documenting my own family vacation with photographs. Have you tried any of them so far? Which of the tips above are you going to implement on your next trip? Let us know in the comment section below!

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About Alina Thomas

Alina is a Northern Virginia wedding photographer based out of Leesburg, VA. She has a passion for arts and design, and strives to express it through her work. She is creative at heart and loves nothing more than sharing her knowledge in photography with other Virginia wedding photographers on her blog each week. Alina loves being a new mom to her first-born and spending time with her husband who helps her run her businesses. Please feel free to follow her on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest or Google+.