How To Click Pictures While Travelling Solo? Here’s A Guide

by Shreya Ghosh
How To Click Pictures While Travelling Solo? Here’s A Guide

Who doesn’t love to get clicked? Pictures from your tip are souvenirs that you will keep with you forever to reminisce these memories in the future. But clicking ‘good’ pictures is literally a task when you are travelling solo. Every solo traveller struggle for that perfect picture for Instagram. Every effortless picture of solo travellers that you see on social media, takes a lot of effort. But the process seems easy with consistency and practice. Here are some tips & tricks for all the solo travellers to click pictures while travelling solo and keep them as a memoir forever!

1. Tripod And Bluetooth Remote Camera Shutter

The duo of a tripod and a Bluetooth remote camera shutter is your best friend for clicking the most beautiful pictures. Set your mobile or camera on the tripod stand and keep it at a distance as your preference. Then connect the Bluetooth remote with your mobile phone or camera. After you have adjusted the frame properly, start posing and click that shorter button for some amazing pictures. All you have to do is wait for a couple of seconds after pressing the shutter button so that it captures the moment beautifully.

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2. Self-Timer Mode

Every phone, be it Android or iOS, comes with a self-timer mode. All you need to do is set your mobile on to something for support and set the timer according to your adjustment; 3 seconds, 5 seconds, or 10 seconds. Now go and pose in front of the mobile, and there you have your picture of your solo trip. Even, cameras have this self-timer mode so you can use this device too for your solo trip pictures.

3. Ask A Stranger

You will find so many tourists around you travelling at the same location. You can simply go to them and ask them to click your pictures. One thing you can do is teach the person behind the camera to set the frame or you can simply set your preferred frame and ask them to click the button. There are so many travellers who you will see clicking every nook and cranny of the place. These are the best people you can ask to help you.


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4. Click Different Parts Of You

Capturing different parts of your body can result in some of the most aesthetic pictures of your life. Adding a few human elements with some accessories will add an unbelievable feel to the photo. Suppose you are on a beach, relaxing under a shack. The best idea to click here is to stand somewhere between the sun and the sea and click your feet while it gets hit by the wave. For some extra oomph, you can add some shells or a leaf beside. Another great example is holding a cup of your favourite beverage or drink while you are travelling in the lap of mountains. You can simply take your cup, hold it up a bit above and use the serene nature as your backdrop.

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5. Use A Go-Pro

For some mind-blowing wide-angled photos, you need to get your hands on a GoPro. GoPro is a saviour when you are an adventure enthusiast. You can simply fasten it up around your body and save your entire trip and thousands of memories into it. The best part is that you can even click pictures underwater as they are waterproof too.

Creativity is the key and the result improves with consistency. There are tons of ways how you can click pictures while travelling solo. All you need to do is go outside, do trial and error, and learn the most efficient way suitable for you. In no time you will be clicking the most amazing photos.