Does summer mean picnics, building sand castles at the beach, car rides with the top down, or playing Frisbee with the dog? Do you think of blue skies, blazing heat, and cornfields? Is summer a time to spend at the cottage with your family, fishing, swimming in the lake, and roasting marshmallows on the camp fire? Does it mean eating ice cream, soaking up the air-conditioning at the mall, and wearing flip flops?
Whatever summer means to you, it is memories that you want to capture. These are the memories to share with friends and family, now and in the future. These images are the story of your life.
Think about what summer means to you, and strive to capture that in your images. You want your images to tell the story of summer and how it makes you feel.
These activities can all be turned into iconic images that capture the mood of summer. The most important thing is for you to make your images personal and to photograph the subjects that represent summer for you.
These are a few ideas and suggestions on how to make those memories stand out.