10/22/2014 10:17 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

6 Tips for Taking Great Vacation Pictures


Travelzoo's Director of Photography Stephen Aviano spends his days pouring over the beautiful images that grace our website and inspire our subscribers -- and our deal experts -- to set off for adventures unknown. When he's not at work, he's behind the camera: on his last trip he even got to take a dip with the swimming swine at the Pig Beach in the Bahamas (shown above).

All the photos in this post were taken with Stephen's iPhone 5: proving that you don't need to invest thousands of dollars in equipment to practice your shooting skills.

Follow Stephen's tips to take great vacation shots of your own:

Tips for Taking Great Vacation Pictures

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