- Santorini Island, Greece
Santorini is truly incredible. The combination of the white houses and buildings, navy blue roofs, teal blue water, and black sand all mix together to create stunning photos. Santorini is not only an incredible vacation destination, it is also a photographers paradise.
- The Alps, Switzerland
The Alps are one of the grandest and most picturesque mountain ranges in the world. They offer stunning views during all seasons and are one of the major tourist attractions in Europe.
- Grand Bazaar, Istanbul, Turkey
As one of the largest and oldest covered market places, the Grand Bazaar offers over 4,000 colorfully decorated shops and passageways. This is a perfect place to capture the vibrant colors of the culture.
- Antelope Canyon, Navajo Tribal Park, Arizona, USA
Antelope Canyon is a popular location for photographers because of the Park’s unique caverns and crevices. The bright orange and red colors of the rocks mixed with the sunlight that peeks into the cracks creates stunning photographs for any level photographer.
- Wat E Kang Vieang Kum Kam, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Wiang Kum Kam is an ancient lost city just outside of Chiang Mai, Thailand. Since being rediscovered only about 10 years ago, Wiang Kum Kam is quickly becoming an attraction for photographers looking to capture the past. The city is almost perfectly preserved from sitting in the mud for almost 700 years.
- Banff National Park, Canada
Labeled as one of the world’s most visited national parks, Banff offers many beautiful sights that people from all over flock to. Some major attractions in Banff include, glaciers and icefields, dense coniferous forest, and alpine landscapes.
- Cinque Terre, Riomaggiore, Italy
Cinque Terre, meaning “the five lands,” is considered to be Italy’s jewel box. The multi-colored buildings all layered on top of each other make this the perfect spot to watch the sun set and catch all the colors combining together.
- Aurora Borealis, Fairbanks, Alaska
Situated in the ring-shaped region around the North Pole, Fairbanks is one of the best places to see the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights. Photographers from around the world come to Fairbanks every year between August and April to photograph this amazing phenomenon.
- Stonehenge, Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Beauty and mystery are what make Stonehenge one of the world’s most popular ancient landmarks. This is a great place for photographers who are searching for a challenge. Stonehenge is an iconic spot for photos which makes it very difficult to photograph in a unique way.
- Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Serengeti National Park is one of the most visited animal sanctuaries in the world. Famous for the annual wildebeest and zebra migration, the Serengeti is the best place to photograph over 35 species of plains animals.
11. Trolltunga, Norway
Hovering over 2,200 feet above lake Ringedalsvatnet, Trolltunga is situated atop one of the most amazing scenic cliffs in Norway. Trolltunga is the perfect attraction for any thrill seeking photographer.
- Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru
Believed to be the former home of an Incan emperor, Machu Picchu is an incredible location visited by many photographers and adventurers every year. Though this is ancient city is the main tourist attraction, many people believe that the 26-mile mountain trail is the best part of the trip. The trail is said to be one of the best hiking trails in the world with incredible views in any direction.
- Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavaria, Germany
Neuschwanstein, one of the most popular castles in Europe, was built in 1868 for King Ludwig II of Bavaria, appropriately nicknamed the fairytale king. Neuschwanstein’s incredible architecture and idyllic setting have made it the inspiration for many fairytale castles, even the castle in the Disney classic, “Sleeping Beauty.” This is the perfect place for any photographer looking to create a fairytale themed photo series.
14. Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
Plitvice Lakes National Park is Croatia’s oldest and largest national park. Plitvice is known for the 16 lakes arranged in cascades formed by runoff from the mountains. The lakes picturesque colors are caused by different minerals catching light from the the sun. The different shades of turquoise and blue are incredible next to the white rocks and green trees. .
- Patagonia, Chile
Patagonia, located at the southern section of the Andes mountains, offers the perfect combination of mountains, deserts, steppes, and grasslands to create a scene that is unlike any other landscape in the world. Patagonia is the perfect location for any photographer looking to photograph every landscape all at once with stunning results.
Hopefully all these photos inspired you to pick up a camera and go explore the world.