Posts tagged: travel photography

Female Beauty Photographed All Around the World




Havana, Cuba



Almost three years ago the Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc quit her office job and set out on a journey to photograph the diversity of female beauty around the world. Equipped with just a camera and a backpack and the few savings she had, Mihaela never imagined that her project would go viral. Given the success and visibility of the project, Mihaela felt a personal responsibility to make her personal message heard: “More than ever in today’s worn-torn society, I think our world needs an atlas of beauty to show us that diversity is something beautiful, not a reason for conflict”.

Photographer Inspires Serious Wanderlust With ’72 Hours’ Project



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When Wales-based photographer Finn Beales travels the globe, he gives himself three days to immerse himself in the culture and landscape of each place. He seeks out the holes in the wall, pulls back the layers to reveal the bared, thrumming heart of every locale. He lives for the mountain air, for the scent of forgotten spaces in faraway lands.

A Surprising New Photo Book About Toilets


Thiksey Monastry, Ladakh, India © Bernhard S. / 500px

Portable Toilet in Monument Valley, Utah

Monument Valley, Utah, USA © Jure Kravanja / 500px

When it comes to restrooms, it’s often assumed that form follows function, but Lonely Planet’s decadent new book, Toilets: a Spotter’s Guide, elevates the latrine, so often scorned by modern society, to the realm of the objet d’art. Spanning the globe, the book features hundreds of facilities, giving each lavatory the attention it deserves.

Photographer Ben Moon Embarks on the Road Trip of a Lifetime (Sponsored)

Over the past week, Sony Artisan of Imagery Ben Moon took over the Feature Shoot Instagram, inviting us to follow him to the water’s edge in Norway, Sweden, and Oregon. He took us along for the road trips of a lifetime, through the hilly terrain of Scandinavia and into the golden beach grass of America’s West Coast.

One Photographer is Traveling the World Taking Photos of Doors





It was while studying computer science abroad in Trento, Italy that Portuguese photographer André Vicente Gonçalves found his passion for photography. During his second year of studies, he changed his entire route in life, applied for a Photography Bachelor’s Degree and began following his passion. He hasn’t looked back since.

Eerily Abandoned Checkpoints and Border Crossings of Europe

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In Josef Schulz’s poignant series Übergang, the Düsseldorf-based photographer documents the abandoned checkpoints across Europe.

Bathed in Blue: 17 Photographs Capture Turquoise and Cobalt Moments from Around the World (Sponsored)

Underwater Woman

A woman in a white dress in a dark pool. © Lucia Griggi/Vault Archives

Buried Doorways

Kolmanskop, a deserted diamond mining town being reclaimed by the Namibian sand, Namibia. © Andrei Duman/Vault Archives

“Since earth is earth, perhaps, not heaven (as yet) / It only gives our wish for blue a whet,” writes Robert Frost in his 1920 poem Fragmentary Blue, in which he laments the fact that the divine color appears on the ground merely from time to time, becoming an ever-elusive link tying us to the firmament above. In winter, more than any other time of year, the azure hue reigns supreme, and the earth, if just for a moment, mirrors the sky.

Talking Globe-Trotting, Natural Wonders, and Mirrorless Camera Technology with Photographer Matt Kloskowski


New York Sunrise, shot using the Sony A7R II

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Golf Course from Above, shot using the Sony A7 II

The American terrain has been charted by cameras since the heroic landscape photographers of the early 19th century and their visions of Westward expansion. Today, it takes a rare marriage of thoughtful composition and groundbreaking technology to capture landscapes that truly propel the photographic medium forward. Tampa-based outdoor photographer and leading Photoshop expert Matt Kloskowski brings together a masterly understanding of the landscape genre and a daring, innovative perspective on digital advances to create images that are at once timeless and modern.

Travel Photographer Vivienne Gucwa Takes Us On an Enchanted Journey Through the Streets of Paris, NYC, London, and Tokyo (Sponsored)

On a rare snow-filled evening, the city of New York stopped all trains and buses, banning all cars and cabs from driving the roads. Vivienne Gucwa @travelinglens was one of the few souls who ventured outside, capturing the eerie but magical night using her #a7II mirrorless camera by @sonyalpha. When she experiences these moments that few people get to see first-hand, she turns to her Sony cameras for their built-in Wi-Fi, which allows her to share her professional-quality images over social media to an audience of tens of thousands. For more imagery taken by these groundbreaking cameras, follow our sponsor @sonyalpha. And for more about Sony Artisan of Imagery Vivienne Gucwa, visit #SonyAlpha #sp

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Over the holidays, travel photographer and Sony Artisan of Imagery Vivienne Gucwa took over the Feature Shoot Instagram, ringing in the New Year with breathtaking shots from around the world. From the hidden corners of the Parisian street scene to London’s iconic and singular Dennis Severs’ House, decorated in the style of the 16th-17th century Huguenot silk weavers, Gucwa sought out secret treasures in some of the planet’s most populated metropolises.

Photographer Finds Surprising Similarities Between South Africa and Burning Man



When Houston-based photographer Priscilla Kanady embarked on a much-anticipated journey to South Africa, she longed to soak in the place, to find rare and precious moments within the span of her two week stay that would linger by her side long after her feet touched home. Two weeks later, as she made her way the Nevada desert for the annual Burning Man festival, she found her recent memories of South Africa echoed within the temporary Black Rock City, which stands for exactly one week every year before being burned to the ground or cleared out without a trace.

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