When taking pictures of strangers in foreign countries, beware of cultural faux pas. Photo: Shutterstock When taking pictures of strangers in foreign countries, beware of cultural faux pas. Photo: Shutterstock
When taking pictures of strangers in foreign countries, beware of cultural faux pas. Photo: Shutterstock

Tips for perfect portrait photography on your travels: tell a story, use the right lens, and talk to the person you’re shooting

  • Consider cultural norms when you want to take photos of the people you encounter – some don’t like having their pictures taken by a stranger
  • You don’t always need to be close up; shooting a distinctive silhouette or big scene with a small figure in it can transform an image and can be less invasive

Topic |   Photography
When taking pictures of strangers in foreign countries, beware of cultural faux pas. Photo: Shutterstock When taking pictures of strangers in foreign countries, beware of cultural faux pas. Photo: Shutterstock
When taking pictures of strangers in foreign countries, beware of cultural faux pas. Photo: Shutterstock
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