Travel photography is an art and no one knows it better than these 24 photographers who have been traveling the world and capturing moments for all of us to re-live. Let’s take a moment to appreciate the beautiful work they have done so we can enjoy nature in it’s purest form. There is so much to see and experience out there, let’s take the plunge and follow these photographers to see the world.
Also, it wouldn’t hurt to show them your love on Instagram!
1. Scott Stohler
Scott Stohler is one-half of the dynamic travel duo, Roamaroo. A former chemical engineer, his unique compositions stand out from the saturation of travel photographers on Instagram. He shoots with a Sony a7 II, GoPro, and a DJI Mavic drone.Here is a perfectly captured moment.
Self-taught photographer with a serious case of wanderlust and a love of fashion. Started Sher She Goes in 2012 as an online diary chronically life in NYC and travels abroad. Here she has captured the cute traditional boats called perahu on her visit to Indonesia. The best part about her is she capture the local culture , food and architecture.
3. Dan Houde
An accomplished and published photographer with a 20-year marketing career rooted in the tourism and hospitality industry of Northern New England. With a focus on the Mt. Washington Valley and White Mountains of New Hampshire, Houde sets out weekly to capture the scenic landscapes and unique recreational opportunities which visitors from all over the world come to experience.
Ukrainian by origin, but living in Amsterdam now. Fell in love with Florence and stayed there for almost 4 years taking pictures of tourists enjoying their vacation. Used to work in a corporate world, but her passion for lifestyle photography brought her to Italy. Covers couples and Destination weddings.
5. Tyann Marcink
Love adventure want to travel to Europe and see the places only the locals know about . Her recent adventures took her down the face of a slippery cliff off the Na Pali Coast in Kauai and into a secret cave with 20 sleeping sea turtles. And then to the edge of the Waimea Canyon with gusting 40mph winds as she captured a nearly full circle rainbow.
7. Michael Baynes
Freelance photographer whose love of travel has seen him explore all seven continents and more than 50 countries. He specialises in landscape and wildlife photography with a particular interest in photographing the Polar Regions, where he also works as a photography guide for expedition company Aurora Expeditions.
8. Laurence Norah
Founders of Finding the Universe slowly exploring the world. Laurence likes to take the pictures and stand on mountains, and Jess loves to explore museums and discover what makes a place tick. Their favourite subject is landscapes, and they loves to document the beauty in the world around them. Here is beautifully captured sunset over the Florence Cathedral, Italy.
9. Rafika & Karim of Le Big Trip
Karim and Rafika, first met at university, and have been travelling as a couple for over 10 years. They developed a passion for photography 8years ago when they got their first DSLR (EOS Rebel). Karim loves minimalist pictures and Rafika tends to focus on wildlife photography. But right in the middle, both love travel photography as a whole and love sharing their findings with thier online community
11. Josh Summers
Ever since 2006, when Josh moved from his home in the US to a remote village in Central Asia, he quickly fell in love with the region’s stunning scenery and beautiful ethnic cultures. He rarely leaves home without his camera now. Daily photos of Xinjiang, China and Uyghur culture from him, an American who has lived in the region can be seen here. Xinjiang highway, called the “Du-ku” from the lenses of Josh.
12. Lina Stock
Travels full time with her husband, David Stock, and runs the adventure travel blog, Divergent Travelers. Recently won 3 gold medals from the North America Travel Journalist Association for best travel portrait for an online publication, best nature shot for and online publication. Here is the drone captured shot for your eyes.
14. Joanne DiBona
Joanne DiBona is an accredited travel journalist and photographer with a vast portfolio of published work under her belt. After a long tenure in communications for the San Diego Tourism Authority, she now travels the world with her husband and fellow photographer Tony to produce a gallery of photos of each place they visit. In addition to her numerous freelance outlets, she is also a contributing travel photo editor of USA TODAY 10Best.com.
15. Mark Downey
Internationally respected photographer based in Portland, Oregon. Named “Travel Photographer of The Year”for the United States by SATW. Literally “freezes moments in time”. His goal is to document the world in our era and the important leaders and issues of our time.
16. Jessica Mlinaric
Her work covering travel and culture has ranged from major music festival coverage like Lollapalooza to all the fried food at the Iowa State Fair. Jessica founded urbnexplorer in2010 to share stories about cities and their cultures. Her first book on secret locations in Chicago is forthcoming from Reedy Press. She captures cultures and people.
17. Jean Ramey
Features beautiful color travel photography from the world’s favorite destinations, geared towards both globe trotters and armchair travelers. Jean is an award-winning international travel photographer, based in Chicago. She’s passionate about capturing the essence of a location, from the iconic to unique vignettes and whimsical moments.
18. Jehanne Oostra
20. Christine Armbruster
Blends her interests in documentary style photography with travel photography to create real, authentic images. Her focus is not only on the location, but often stretching deeper into a culture to incorporate culture and real people into her images. From nomads in the Arabian desert to coffee pickers in the Dominican Republic, she has easily connected with the people and cultures around her.
21. James Kaiser
Writes and photographs travel guidebooks to national parks, including Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Acadia and Joshua Tree. He has also photographed over 20 adventure trips for OARS, including, most recently, a one-week sea kayaking trip in Cuba. When not traveling he lives on a sailboat in Maine.
24. Simone Anne
Photographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her work is exuberant – full of color, emotion, & movement. Simone travels extensively, both personally and professionally.Recent explorations have included a month long solo hike of all 220 miles of the John Muir Trail, road tripping through South Africa, wandering back roads in Uganda, eating street food in Thailand, and train touring Europe.