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Taking Bad Travel Photos

My Bad Travel Photo: Trying (and Failing) to Use the Light of a Concert to Get a Great Shot

While entering what I think is an actual decent shot for the current Travel Photo Roulette I noticed the host had won the previous event with a photo similar to something I had tried myself. The difference is he succeeded and won a photography competition while my attempts are a pitiful failure.Read More
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My Bad Travel Photo: Getting in the Way of the Sunset Snapping Monk

The monk was taking pictures of the sunset and I was taking pictures of him. As the sun dipped and reflected off of the Mekong we both saw a wonderful photo opportunity but I wanted something more than nature’s daily final curtain.Read More
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My Bad Travel Photo: Aborigine in the Distance, Nhulunbuy

A bad travel photo of an Aboringine in Nhulunbuy, Northern Territories, Australia.Read More
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My Bad Travel Photo: Balinese Dancers, Ubud, Bali

A bad travel photo of Kecak Balinese dancing in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia.Read More
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My Bad Travel Photo: Camels Hex my Camera, Aqaba & Sinai

Bad travel photos of Camels in Aqaba, Jordan and in the Sinai, Egypt.Read More
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My Bad Travel Photo: Turkcell and the Polis, Diyarbakir

A good little traveller I had turned off my Turkish phone on boarding the plane to the UK. I realised my mistake immediately even though I had made it many months before when I chucked the password in the bin without memorising it.Read More
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My Bad Travel Photo: A Bird’s Arse, Foz de Iguacu

As we demonstrated in the last MBTP, good photographs can sometimes be made by getting the angle just right. Read More
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My Bad Travel Photo: Shot From a Hill, Salta

A bad travel photo of Salta, Argentina.Read More
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My Bad Travel Photo: Elephant Ear, Ko Samui

A bad travel photo of an Elephant taken in Ko Samui, Thailand.Read More
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My Bad Travel Photo: Failing to Catch the Drama of the Location, Amadiya

Continuing our series inspired by some of Wandering Earl’s photographic failures combined with self- depreciating humour, this picture of the Iraqi town of Amadiya is a fine edition to our own efforts to blur and misrepresent some of the astounding things we’ve seen around this planet of ours.Read More