Take a Photo Field Trip

Deena Wuest



 What to Pack for a Photo Field Trip

  • Camera
  • Additional lens and microfiber cloth to keep it clean
  • Camera manual to help you get those shots you just can't remember how to set up
  • Tripod to help with those tricky shots-try a flexible tripod for really creative angles.
  • Extra battery
  • Extra memory card
  • Camera remote to either get you in the picture or to get those hard-to-get-without-being-shaky shots
  • Maps or travel guides to help you find fun new spots to shoot
  • Notebook and pencil to document your observations and the camera settings you used
  • Snacks and water to keep you going
  • with a quick reference guide to camera settings, shots to get, and tips for success


Photo Teach Sheets

Photo Teach Sheets

Never be without the information you need to get a great shot!

Download these free index size cards that can be laminated and bound together, then tucked inside your camera bag. They'll put information about camera settings, shots to capture, and great tips for success right at your fingertips.



More Tips for Taking Great Photos

For even more great information on getting that perfect shot, check out Deana Dieudonne's guest blog at the Creating Keepsakes blog. She shares wonderful tips on getting that perfect shot, complete with sample photos.



For the full photo field trip experience and more great information on getting that perfect photo for your scrapbook, check out the September 2010 issue of Creating Keepsakes magazine.


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