The Top 5 Photography Locations in the World

The Top 5 Photography Locations in the World

Life is short, and we live in a vast and beautiful world. There are so many beautiful places all around the world, and in this article, you will find the top 5 most beautiful locations to visit for photography.

Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, Iceland

Iceland is a phenomenal country with many iconic nature locations. One of the most iconic is Seljalandsfoss Waterfall as it will make you feel like you are in a fairytale. It is located near the capital of Reykjavik, and it is a must-see place if you ever find yourself in Iceland. The magnificent waterfall is guaranteed to provide you with amazing photos.

 The best time of the day to visit this location is evening as sunsets near Seljalandsfoss Waterfall are some of the most beautiful sunsets in the entire world. This location is known to be featured in many movies, and once you visit it, you will realize the reason behind this. 

White Sands, New Mexico

As the name suggests, White Sands is a beautiful place that will reward your camera with stunning images of white sand that entice the attention of curious viewers. This beautiful location is located in New Mexico, and it offers vast fields of white sand dunes that stretches far in the distance.

A vital tip to remember if you visit this location is to protect your camera. As  sand grains can damage your camera and scratch your lenses. Still, this place is worth your time as you will feel like you are on a completely different planet.

What makes White Sands National Monument so attractive, except for the beautiful views and fantastic photo opportunities it offers, is the ability to go sledding down the dunes. It will make you be like a kid and feel warm in your heart by having fun at the same time.

Speaking of warmth, make sure you are not visiting the White Sands during the day as temperatures can exceed 100°F. The morning is the best time for sightseeing as it will allow for more comfortable temperatures and a better experience. Make sure to bring some wide-angle lenses for your camera cause White Sands in New Mexico will provide you with some of the best looking landscapes you will ever have the opportunity to capture on a photo.

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Croatia is a small country located in southern Europe, more commonly known to the people in that area as "Balkan." Dubrovnik is a small city in Croatia that has old buildings and structures that will take you back to a medieval time. If you are interested in street photography, excellent seafood, and beautiful beaches, Dubrovnik is a place you must visit.

Lately, it is getting more attention from tourists, mostly because it was used as filming locations for the most popular series of all time - Game of Thrones. If you find yourself in this beautiful medieval city, make sure to go on a cable car ride as it will allow you for stunning landscape views and the opportunity to get some great shots with your camera.

Cinque Terre, Italy

Italy is a country known for many things, best pizza, great wine, and beautiful cities. But one of the less popular tourist attractions is a string of seaside villages known as Cinque Terre. What makes Cinque Terre attractive as a photography location are the brightly-colored buildings that are built on top of each other. 

These villages are also extremely close to the sea, which allows you to capture both the sea and city in one frame resulting in beautiful, yet unusual landscape photos. During the night Cinque Terre has a unique charm to it as it looks even more stunning. If you love old architecture and an exceptional location with many photographic opportunities, Cinque Terre is a place to visit when you find yourself in Italy.

Machu Picchu, Peru

Last on our list is one of the most popular locations in the world - Machu Picchu. This Incan city was built in the 15th century and it stands high above the ground - at almost 8000 feet. Anybody who visits this location is amazed by how special it looks. There is a reason Machu Picchu is such a famous location as it provides the ultimate photography experience.

Make sure to bring all your lenses as you’ll find more than one photo opportunity during your visit. Your wide-angle shots will capture high mountains touching the sky, while also getting close up details of the 15th century ruins. Machu Picchu is a beautiful place that will leave you breathless.

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