Category: Bicycle touring photography tips

How many times have you returned home from a bicycle tour with memories of amazing spectacles and awesome scenery only to share your photos and realize they are flat and boring?

It’s a common problem, that’s why we’ve written these easy bicycle touring photo tips to help you improve your images.


Scanning the road

When you come across a beautiful stretch of road, first scan it to find the point from which you want to photograph the bicyclist. Next, look……


Cycling self portraits

For better-composed solo riding photos, consider investing in a remote control. The image right……


Sense of place

Cycle touring isn’t just about racing over mountain passes. Experiencing new cultures is another important aspect and……


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Kids

When photographing kids, you have to work quickly. Children have a short attention span and after a……


Pictures of your bike

A bike is more than just a metal frame with rubber tires – it’s……


Bright colors

Many bikers wear dark colored clothing since it’s great for hiding dirt yet it also hides them……


Setting up the tent

When taking camping photos, spend some extra time studying how your partner looks through the camera viewfinder…….


Travel photography tips

To tell the complete story of your journey, you will want to take pictures of more than just your bike. Before the trip, make a shot list of the different subjects you want to photograph……


Switchbacks

Sure you want to take a picture of the entire downhill, but why not also zoom in……