Tip of the Day: How to Photograph Out of a Plane Window

1) Switch to manual focus - quite often cameras get confused when shooting through glass.2) Shoot early in the flight - windows tend to ice up or get condensation on them once you’ve been flying for a longer period of time. 3) Turn off your flash – It’s not strong enough to light the scene and it will just cause reflections against the window.

We've been giving you a lot of tips lately to help you prepare for your summer photos trips. Digital Photography School offers a few tips on getting the very first photo for your vacation album—the perfect shot from the airplane window. Here are a few things to keep in mind. Read the full post here.

1) Switch to manual focus - quite often cameras get confused when shooting through glass.
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2) Shoot early in the flight -** windows tend to ice up or get condensation on them once you've been flying for a longer period of time.
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3) Turn off your flash –** It's not strong enough to light the scene and it will just cause reflections against the window.

4) Look for points of interest - It might be the wing or engine of the plane, it could be a cloud formation, another plane, a coastline, a change in the landscape below or a setting sun etc.

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