Let's Connect:

real talk + attainable fashion

LOOKBOOK

Why You Should Book a Photographer for your Vacations

January 28, 2019

By:

Becca Grabner

Every year, we plan out how we are going to spend that PTO. We calculate our remaining days, see if any of those hours can roll over, and plot and plan our next getaway. We pull out our bucket lists, we pull up our Pinterest boards, and land on a beautiful destination. We save our pennies and buy tickets, book hotels, shop for new outfits and tiny bottles of shampoo. After all this time and planning and money set aside, the time finally comes! We take in the scenes, enjoy a break and get some wonderful memories. But when we return home, we realize that all we have to show for it is some grainy selfies with poor lighting, terrible angles and someone’s face is cut off — or the other classic travel photo where one person is awkwardly standing in front of an iconic monument or building all by themself and the other is…well, taking the photo.

For all of these reasons, I have decided to book a photographer on our vacations, especially international trips! After all the planning and money spent, I want something better than that mediocre-at-best selfie to frame and hang on my living room wall and look at every single day. And I had gorgeous options to use for our holiday cards as well!

A few years back, my husband and I took our first trip to Europe. In preparation for that I booked a photographer through Flytographer and it was such a great experience! We chose from the list of photographers in our destination [they have photographers in over 300 cities!] by taking a look at their style and portfolio. The cost was comparable to what I would pay for a family photo session at home, so it didn’t even cost any extra to have our photos in front of the Eiffel Tower than it would have at home in front of any old Indiana corn field! We booked a quick 30 minute session so that we could get on with our site seeing. The photographer spoke English and was super friendly, knew the area well and got us some gorgeous professional photos that now hang on our wall and remind me every day of our fun and romantic trip to the City of Love! Do yourself a favor and book a photographer for your next getaway with your spouse, family or friends — you will not regret it!

All photos were taken by our Flytographer in Paris, the lovely Olga. To see more of her work or to book her yourself, check out her page here!

share this with your best girlfriends:

Read More

As much as I love shorts season [aka summer] I sometimes despise the actual “denim shorts season” itself. Shorts can be tricky. Sometimes they are too tight, too short, too loose and the list of all of the discomforts of shorts goes on. Today, we’re here to put some of those discomforts to rest and […]

Read More

If there’s one trend I’m happily hopping on board with, it’s the white sneaker rage. Maybe they never went out of style, maybe it’s more socially acceptable than ever to wear tennies with every. single. outfit. Either way, I’m here for it.

Read More

If there is one thing I have learned over the past year of life it is that 30 minutes on a bike can change your life in the best way possible. After years of hearing how great a workout on a stationary bike can be, Shawn & I finally decided to put the pedal to […]

Read More

The LIY Virtual Book Club was born in 2020 as a way to connect with you, our LIY Community, and to encourage each other to hit the books– virtually. Our first official meeting was a success [as in, we laughed and sipped wine which is considered a success in my book 😉 ] and we’ve […]

Oldies but Goodies

Check Out These

The newsletter you actually want to read.

signed, sealed, delivered.

© Living in Yellow. Site Credits.