07/20/2012 07:04 am ET Updated Sep 19, 2012

10 Tips For Better Vacation Photographs (PHOTOS)

Summer is typically when most families travel on vacation, and more likely than not, you'll be traveling with a camera. Any photographer -- professional or amateur -- can use simple tips to help them take better vacation photos.

During the past decade, I've made a living teaching others how to take better photos at some of the most beautiful, exotic locations on earth. While the breathtaking landscapes of Antarctica or the fascinating creatures of Botswana help make for a pretty great photograph, you can make the best of any location or experience by following a few simple tips and techniques.

Here are my 10 tips for taking better vacation photos:

10 Tips for Better Photos