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Photo Showcase - Featuring Wilma Yurko

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Life's little moments are meant to be captured, shared, and celebrated! For that reason, we're celebrating photos submitted into our photo contest starting with Craig Traveller Wilma Yurko.  With her below photos and more, Wilma has earned herself some wins in our photo contest as well as several honourable mentions with her ability to capture great shots during her travels with us. She tells us that her keen interest in travel was inspired by the amazing and curious images popping out of National Geographic and Life Magazine pages.  So fascinating and colourful!  Seeing images that brightened up the world for her stimulated her keen interest in capturing her own.  We are all really impressed with the results, enjoy the display!

Video of Wilma's Travel Images

We've put together a video compiling photos Wilma took on her travels with us to East Africa, Iran and Japan.  Have a watch on Youtube by clicking here or on the play button below, enjoy!

Alive with Colour

A lot of rich, vibrant colours really make these photos pop!

Welcoming Faces!

Smiling faces from around the world welcoming and entertaining world travellers.

Around the World

Various images from Wilma's travels with us.

Wilma's Insight on Photography

Choosing a camera which has an eye piece is so helpful.  If you are restricted to the LCD screen, many times you can't see what you're shooting, the screen would be black.  With the eye piece you can see the subject.  

To really have fun with a camera, the ability to zoom in on your subject is wonderful.  It allows you to move in to the precise distance you wish to capture your image from.  Instead of seeing two zebra from far off in the field, you can now move in and fill the photo with them up close.  

With a SLR camera, which I used some years ago, my go to lens was a wide angle zoom lens. A marvelous toy!  But in the past ten years I have found the higher level of aim and shoot cameras provide a great alternative to the SLR's.  They are somewhat larger size to hold steady, and have the amazing zoom lens, and are not heavy.  

Photography Tips

Check out these helpful resources to keep your photo skills sharp!

Beginners Guide | Shutterfly shares Photography for Beginners Guide With Basic Photo Tips

Photograph Animals | National Geographic Photographers Give Their Tips on Shooting Wildlife

Phone Camera | Shareably suggests 45 Brilliant Tips to Taking Better Photos With Your Phone

Find Fun Inspiration | Fix The Photo shares Creative Photography Ideas to Try

Photo Contest

Share your best photos with fellow travellers, get featured in our annual calendar and our Facebook page!  View our recent winners and honourable mentions and submit your photos here.