Whether searching for wildlife in the Amazon, capturing the long-standing Great Wall of China or on a safari in the Serengeti, the following beautiful places are destinations where photographers can take the perfect picture.




1. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming




Want to find a place filled with natural beauty at nearly every turn? YellowstoneNational park is a sanctuary for photographers across the globe. The best times to shoot at the park include pre-dawn, mid-morning and late evening until after-dark during any season.


Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park (Photo credit: chuq_ui)





2. Santorini, Greece




Santorini is the site of one of the largest volcanic eruptions in the world, which means photographers have the opportunity to capture multi-level buildings, walls, streets and squares that remain from the eruption. Additionally, photographers can capture the crisp whitewashed houses against the cobalt blues of the Aegean Sea.


Santorini , Greece

Santorini , Greece (Photo credit: ilkerender)





3. Amazon Rainforest, Brazil and South America




Photographers can visit the Amazon during any time of the year, but a trip to the rainforest requires a lot of time and patience. It is important to be willing to wait for some of the rainforest’s unique and elusive animals to make their appearance, but as any photographer knows, capturing the perfect image is always worth the wait.


Aerial view of the Amazon Rainforest

Aerial view of the Amazon Rainforest (Photo credit: CIFOR)



4. Venice, Italy




The sinking city with its historic buildings and canals is a photographer’s dream. October through March is peak photographer season, as the autumn and winter sometimes cover the city in fog. Photographer’s looking for images of the rich cultural events will find that the summer season has plenty to offer.


English: The Palazzo Cavalli-Franchetti in Ven...

English: The Palazzo Cavalli-Franchetti in Venice, Italy alongside the Grand Canal. Nederlands: Het Palazzo Cavalli-Franchetti in Venetië, Italië aan het Canal Grande. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)





5. The Great Wall of China




The Great Wall of China was built to protect China from Mongol raiders. Nowadays, on a perfect day, photographers can capture the wall looking as if it is touching the cobalt blue skies above.


English: Great Wall of China near Jinshanling ...

English: Great Wall of China near Jinshanling Polski: Wielki Mur Chiński w okolicy Jinshanling (Photo credit: Wikipedia)



6. Galapagos Islands, Ecuador




Animal-loving photographers flock to the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador to capture wildlife on land and in the sea. Photographers can get up to six feet away from animals such iguanas, whales, fur seals and sea turtles. Since the islands sit right on the equator, sunrise and sunsets are quick, so research the sunrise and sunset times for good lighting.




Galapagos Islands-26

Galapagos Islands-26 (Photo credit: Peri Apex)





7. The Serengeti in Tarzania, Africa




Looking for an even bigger adventure? Try a safari in the Serengeti in Tanzania, Africa. Leopards, cheetahs, giraffes, elephants, lions, foxes and so much more abound the plains as eagles and other raptors soar above in the trees.




Sunset on the Serengeti

Sunset on the Serengeti (Photo credit: wwarby)



8. The Australian Outback




A trip to the outback encompasses many different types of terrain, as there are a number of picture-perfect options for photographers. Just remember to protect your equipment from the Australian dust and also plan your trip on days when the temperatures aren’t dangerously high.




Australian Outback: Mount O'Connor, a mesa bet...

Australian Outback: Mount O’Connor, a mesa between Alice Springs and Uluru Français : Paysage de l’outback. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)




9. Antarctica




Whether capturing glaciers, the sea meeting the icy coast or the glacier-capped mountains, Antarctica has a photographic moment at almost every turn. Capture the blues in the ice under cloudy skies, or stay up for sunsets or sunrises to get the soft lights and colorful skies that are unlike those seen anywhere else in the world.


Antarctica Trip 2001

Antarctica Trip 2001 (Photo credit: John “Pathfinder” Lester)



10. Swiss Alps, Switzerland




Photographers of all skill levels will marvel in the Swiss Alps’ landscapes and mountain panoramas. The Alps are also the most accessible mountains in the world, making it an easy trek for a great photo.


English: The Matterhorn

English: The Matterhorn (Photo credit: Wikipedia)




Looking for the perfect picture? Book a flight, train or boat to any of the above destinations for perfect pictures from almost any angle. After returning from your trip, you can get your photos printed on canvas in order to put up around your home.


This post was written by Paul, amateur photographer and traveler  who highly recommends Entity Photographic for any commercial photography projects.




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