When you're traveling around the country in your RV, you may want to chronicle your vacation for your own personal photo album or to post on Facebook and share with your friends. Chances are you want to be able to capture the best moments and take impressive photos, so here are a few tips to help you get great shots and remember your vacation for years to come.
Take multiple pictures to get the best shot
Whether you're snapping candid photos of your family playing games and bonding at RV campgrounds or posing everyone for a photo-op, you should always take at least a few shots. This way, you'll increase the odds of getting one picture where no one is blinking or making funny faces – unless that's what you want. In the old days, you would have to take the amount of film into consideration, but now pretty much everything is digital, so don't be afraid to go a bit overboard.
Bring extra memory cards or another backup method
If you're going to be taking more pictures than the paparazzi at the Academy Awards, you may want to invest in extra storage space. You can keep multiple memory cards aboard the RV or bring your laptop so you can transfer photos to the hard drive. This is easier than going through the camera and deleting the excess shots that didn't quite do it. Plus, if you back up files on a computer or to an external hard drive, you don't have to worry about accidentally erasing every picture you've taken.
Try to include your loved ones in as many shots as possible
The scenic landscapes you come across in your travels may take your breath away, but instead of just snapping generic pictures of mountain ranges, use them as backgrounds. Having pictures of your loved ones in the environments you enjoyed so much on your trip makes the photos more memorable and more interesting. Instead of recalling the way an area looked, you'll be more likely to remember a funny anecdote about a certain leg of your trip when you go through the photos. This helps keep your memories alive long after the vacation comes to an end.