Whether you are a budding photographer or just an amateur looking to take some holiday snapshots, there are many places around the world that offer spectacular photo opportunities. Just using your smartphone and an Instagram filter can transform the most boring pavement into a work of art, so if you are keen, why not search out some truly awe-inspiring scenery around the world. Here are some of the best locations for photographers.
Mongolia is the perfect place for adventuress photographers. Mongolia offers lots of beautiful scenery including the Gobi desert, dramatic gorges, snow-capped mountains and sparking lakes. You will find horse racing, camel trekking, Mongolian wrestling and even locals hunting with golden eagles. This land also offers up temples, ruins and abundant wildlife for the photographer. If you are an adventurer, Mongolia is the place for you, you can ride horses across vast plains, and even camp out with nomadic families. Mongolia will give you unique mages of people living a simple existence that seems to belong to years long past. It offers rich and diverse subjects to the photographer.
Pantanal is perfect for a nature photographer, the scenery is exquisite with blooming flowers, hundreds of species of birds and thousands of different types of butterflies, it also gives you other exotic wild creatures such as toucans, anacondas, monkeys, macaws, jaguars and giant river otters. It becomes truly magical when the birds migrate to this area in the dry season. The area is relatively untouched and offers one of the most pristine environments on the planet.
Baja is another very adventuress destination for photographers. Stunning coastlines, charming villages, as well as ancient cave paintings skewering over 1,200 kilometres of exotic land. Baja is full of colour and your lens will love it. You will find beautiful bays with azure waters and soft pink cliffs along the coast. Plenty of animal life and lush forests to capture on camera. You can hike and photograph amazing sherbet coloured canyons and hit the road to discover many incredible vistas.
This desert country is a photographers dream. It contains four geographical regions, the Kalahari along its borders with Botswana and South Africa, the Namib Desert, The Central Plateau and the wooded bush lands of the Kavango and Caprivi areas. Situated between the Kalahari Desert and the South Atlantic Ocean, it features lonely, vast deserts as well as rugged mountains and wild coastlines. The landscapes are diverse and stunning.
New Guinea has great natural beauty and amazing wildlife, such as birds and frogs. It has truly fascinating tribal cultures; in the highlands you will find in the town of Tari, the traditional Huli wigmen. While there is little in the way of tourist infrastructure in New Guinea, if offers the adventurous photographer the chance to film cultures largely untouched by civilisation, peoples who live off the land.
Northern Thailand has exquisite features, including beautiful waterfalls, mountains and bright green patty fields, these are all amazing places to go and capture the moment. The Thai mountains are great for the photographers that love to hike up high to get the best pictures; the mountains are filled with big, green, leafy trees that are filled with lots of birds. Their waterfalls hold some incredible sea creatures and can give you some amazing pictures. Thailand is home to some amazing animals; the leopard cat, Asiatic golden cat and the dhole, Asiatic wild dog. These can all be found roaming in the outdoors. Thailand also has beautiful temples for the Buddhists. The man made Buddhist temples of the region are stunning against the natural backdrop and pervaded you have view of Thailand from a different angle.