Have you ever gone on a vacation and filled your camera up with tons of files of photos only to see that they are blurry, ugly, or all black? I used to have this happen to my photos all of the time. Then I learned some easy tips to improve my vacation shots. This article will give you some digital photography tips that will help you out.When out on vacation taking photos, you are at a severe disadvantage than being at a studio. You don’t have the precise control over the image and must leave a lot of what you control up to chance. You can’t control if it will rain, if there will be lots of smog, or even fog. The best solution is to prepare, prepare, prepare!Research is key for this. Look up the place you are going to be visiting and find out what the weather is typically like, how the setting is, etc. Check if there are any special events coming up and such. Bring all the equipment you need and even stuff that you may not need. Have lots of extras. Extra batteries are life savers when you find out that your only battery is half way gone.Another piece of equipment that is great to have is a set of filters for your lens. UV filters ca help for very sunny settings. Also, a polarizing filter should be with you in case you are shooting through glass. It will get rid of reflections and make it look like there is no glass, unless, of course, the glass is dirty.Overall, the key is preparation. I remember when I went to Cancun, I was expecting sunny days all the time. I was surprised when I found out that out of nowhere it would start raining with hot weather at the same time!