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Digital Parade Photography
Help and Tips

Do you love a parade? Learn how to take great digital photos of marching bands, floats, balloons, and more.


#1: Don't Neglect the Background
Zoom out so your parade photos can tell a story.

#2: Get Near a Corner
Consider situating yourself at a corner when taking digital photos of parades.

#3: Ensure you Have Enough Power
Don't let empty batteries spoil your digital parade photography.

#4: Don't Neglect the Bystanders
A parade audience may provide lots of unique photo-taking opportunities.

#5: Shoot Quicker Without Refocusing
Don't waste time refocusing between shots during a parade.

#6: Get There Early
Two reasons why arriving early is vital when shooting digital photos of parades.

#7: Scout out a Location Beforehand
A little preparation before a parade may result in spectacular digital photos.

See Also:

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