Travel and photography are often inseparable. Any photography lover knows that photography can make even everyday life amazing. However, you can also find beautiful themes anywhere in the world when you want.
If you want to go on a pilgrimage out of love for photography, here are nine fascinating destinations to include in your travel plan.
1. Marrakech, Morocco
There are many beautiful landscapes you can find in Marrakech, Morocco. Some are best seen on foot, so be sure to bring your own mountaineering sticks with you if you feel ready to smoke when it comes to hiking trails.
You will be able to take amazing travel photos in these hard to reach areas, so it would definitely be worth your time. You can also see colorful and large palaces and mosques outside these natural places, which would be a pleasure for your camera lens.
With their vibrant colors and excellent structure, every photography lover would love to see these mosques. Some examples would be the Koutoubia Mosque, the Bahia Palace and the Saadian Tombs.
2. Arashiyama, Japan
Japan always has fascinating cities that are sure to capture the hearts of many photographers. However, if you want to focus on just one city in the state for your photographic pilgrimage, you should go to Arashiyama.
Located on the outskirts of Kyoto, much can be seen in Arashiyama.
One of the most popular places to visit would be the numerous temples throughout Arashiyama. The famous temple would be the Tenryuji temple as it is surrounded by a green bamboo forest on the way to the temple.
Another unique place to take photos would be the Kimono Forest in front of Arashiyama Station.
3. Vanuatu, South Pacific
There are many lavish island states around the South Pacific. But Vanuatu is perhaps one of its most esteemed, yet beautiful islands.
For beach lovers or those who love the tropical scene, Vanuatu is a must-see list. As a photographer, there are certain places in Vanuatu that might interest you more.
The blue lagoon in Vanuatu is like a precious sapphire stone in the middle of an emerald landscape. Not only is it great for cooling, but it’s also perfect for painting.
If you are looking for exciting and unique themes in your photos, try touring the volcano to Mount Yasur. This regularly active volcano will surely show you what it means when sparks fly.
4. Otago Region, New Zealand
New Zealand is known for its unique and fantastic landscapes, which is why it is most often set behind several fantastic films.
The Otago region of New Zealand should prove to you how diverse and beautiful New Zealand’s landscapes are. Moeraki Boulders Beach in Otago is one of the unique sights you can find in New Zealand.
The stones that cover the beach are round, which makes them stand out. Be sure to go there during low tide to have a chance to see them better.
Another attractive sight in the Otago region is the only castle in New Zealand: Larnach Castle and Gardens. Its gardens are nice to see, and will surely shine more when you are caught by the lenses.
5. Ring of Kerry, Ireland
If you crave travel while taking great photos, the scenic Ring of Kerry ride in Ireland is one of the most popular.
There’s history there, but also dramatic views if you’re looking for them. You will feel magical when you take the time to stop by these landscapes.
Some of the cult and unavoidable stops on your Ring of Kerry journey would be Ladies View. Ladies View is a beautiful sight to see, especially when the weather is clear and you can fully enjoy all the details.
Other places worth noting are Moll’s Gap, Skelig’s Island from afar, Dunloe’s Gap and more.
6. London, England
London in England has plenty of cult and world famous places that you would like to capture in your own way with a camera.
The London Eye is a popular topic for photographers in London for a reason. Big Ben is also a sight to see when you’re there.
If you want to capture a photo of the cult red phone booths, you should head to the back of Covent Garden, where you’ll see some of them.
6. Burano, Italy
In Venice, Italy, the island of Burano is one of the most unique places to see in the country, precisely because it is picturesque. Every street is striking, and there are many corners and styles that you can use to capture the picturesque houses on the island of Burano.
It’s a scene to watch, and capturing them in photos will help you keep that memory with you.
8. Paris, France
Of course, one of the most painted places in the world would be a beautiful city called the City of Light, called Paris, France.
The Eiffel Tower is a popular theme. The Arc de Triomphe is another man-made structure that you would like to capture with a camera.
However, just walking the streets should bring you enough material without going to certain places popular in Paris.
9. Whitsundays, Australia
Whitsundays in Australia has something beautiful beaches which your camera would like to capture. To get the best shots of these beaches, you should consider jumping into a small plane and taking photos from there.
Some of the places you would like to catch would be Heart Reef or Hardy Reef and Whitehaven Beach.
These nine destinations have something unique and beautiful, inspiring you to take a camera and start shooting. If you want to find beautiful photos, these destinations will really create a spark in your creative mind. Be sure to visit them if you need inspiration.
Geraldine Mills is a self-proclaimed wanderer from the land below, Australia! He finances his adventures by working as a brand consultant and as a travel writer. She loves to share the appeal of backpacks and be one with nature. You can read more of her adventures here https://maptia.com/geraldinewalks