Great spots for travel photos

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If you’re the type of traveler who doesn’t leave the hotel without a hefty camera strapped around your neck, don’t miss these five spots.

If you’re the type of traveler who doesn’t leave the hotel without a hefty camera strapped around your neck, don’t miss these five spots from around the world for unforgettable travel photos.

Patagonia

The charm of Patagonia can be found in its glaciers, wildlife and natural beauty. Whether you’re a landscape photographer or enjoy waiting for the perfect wildlife shot, you’ll find plenty of inspiration here.

Patagonia (Image: nestor galina)
Patagonia (Image: nestor galina)
Patagonia (Image: pclvv)
Patagonia (Image: pclvv)
Patagonia (Image: k1llYRid0ls used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Patagonia (Image: k1llYRid0ls used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Patagonia (Image: Majo´s Photos used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Patagonia (Image: Majo´s Photos used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)

Kyoto

Traditional temples and buildings are just one of the convincing arguments for Kyoto as a top photo destination. Kyoto is also where you’ll find the last of Japan’s true geishas, another inspirational subject for photos.

Kyoto (Image: Michael Elleray)
Kyoto (Image: Michael Elleray)
Kyoto (Image: Marufish used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Kyoto (Image: Marufish used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Kyoto (Image: roybuloy used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Kyoto (Image: roybuloy used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)

Istanbul

This historic city begs to be photographed. Ancient mosques, intricate mosaics and grand monuments make it easy for even novice photographers to capture the perfect shot.

Istanbul (Image: xiquinhosilva used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Istanbul (Image: xiquinhosilva used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Istanbul (Image: masochismtango used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Istanbul (Image: masochismtango used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Istanbul (Image: echiner1 used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Istanbul (Image: echiner1 used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)

Prague

The gothic architecture of Prague is mesmerizing, from the towering cathedrals to the intricate details of bridges and buildings. Travel photographers who enjoy shooting architecture will particularly enjoy this European city.

Prague (Image: Iordachescu Nicu)
Prague (Image: Iordachescu Nicu)
Prague (Image: Nigel's Europe used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Prague (Image: Nigel’s Europe used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Prague (Image: anka @ happyhangaround)
Prague (Image: anka @ happyhangaround)

India

From traditional temples to architectural marvels, you’ll find plenty to shoot in India. While the Taj Mahal easily tops the travel photography bucket list, don’t miss the ancient ruins and temples throughout the country.

India (Image: particlem)
India (Image: particlem)
India (Image: archer10 (Dennis) used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
India (Image: archer10 (Dennis) used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
India (Image: Casina Royale)
India (Image: Casina Royale)

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Great spots for travel photos was last modified: June 26th, 2019 by Marissa Willman
Author: Marissa Willman (786 posts)

Marissa Willman earned a bachelor's degree in journalism before downsizing her life into two suitcases for a teaching gig in South Korea. Seoul was her home base for two years of wanderlusting throughout six countries in Asia. In 2011, Marissa swapped teaching for travel writing and now calls Southern California home.