The Best Holiday Destinations for Photography Enthusiasts

There are hundreds of various photography styles and techniques that different photographers enjoy using. Some of the most popular styles used among photography enthusiasts include portrait photography, still life photography, landscape photography, wildlife photography, food photography, and sports photography. All of these different styles of photography would be best suited to different holiday destinations so you’d have to decide on your favorite style.

Photography enthusiasts will know that there are 8 different elements to ensuring you take that perfect picture every single time, the most important being light, subject, and composition. There are also a lot of photography techniques to master, the best way to see what fits your photography style is trial and error, give all of them a try and see what gives you the best result. Some of the most popular techniques include point-and-shoot, motion blur, high speed, and long-exposure. After finding your best technique and your favorite style of photography, it’s another difficult decision to choose the destination with the most picture-perfect sights and views for your needs. We’ve compiled a list of what we think are the best 4-holiday destinations to help you decide.

 

Iceland

Iceland is a very small country; it is an island in the North Atlantic Ocean, very close to the Arctic Circle. To put how small it is into perspective, the USA is more than 9000% larger than Iceland. Iceland however would be the perfect destination for any wildlife photography enthusiasts. Iceland has a vastly different climate to America and so is home to completely different wildlife. Some of the amazing wildlife you’d be able to snap photos of here include the arctic fox, mink, reindeer, puffins, and dolphins. In the winter Iceland is very snowy so you’d be able to get some great photos of these animals with the perfect background, it is also possible to see the Northern Lights in Iceland so if you’re really lucky you could even snap a photo with these illuminating the sky.

 

Italy

Italy is a country located in south-central Europe. There as many popular cities to choose from to visit in Italy including Rome (The Capital), Florence, Venice, Milan, and Pisa. The Italians are known worldwide for their outstanding food, specializing in pizza, pasta, and ice cream. It doesn’t matter what city you choose to visit, any city or town in Italy would be the perfect destination if you’re interested in food photography. Going in the summer would definitely be ideal as Italy is sunny during the summer months so the natural light with the incredible food would make your photos the best you’ve taken yet. If you want to enjoy the food as well as taking some great photos, the most popular pizza in Italy is from a restaurant called ‘L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele’ in Naples.

 

Israel

Israel is located in Asia and considered to be part of the Middle East region, it borders Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, and Egypt. Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and is home to one of the most widely known shrines – the Dome of the Rock. This is the perfect place if you’re interested in architectural photography. The Dome of the Rock is a shrine on the Temple Mount that is important to any followers of Islam. It is a UNESCO world heritage site and is one of the oldest works of Islam architecture that is still standing today making this one of the most popular and important architectural photography destinations in the world.

 

France

France is located in western Europe, it is bordered by Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany, Switzerland and Italy. Paris, the capital of France is known as one of the most fashionable cities in the world, alongside Milan and New York. If you’re interested in fashion then Paris would be the perfect holiday destination for you. Paris still attracts thousands of want to be fashion designers every year, hoping to move to Paris and learn from the best. The best time to visit to take the best fashion photos is usually the last week of February as this is when Paris fashion week takes place, the perfect event to fulfill your photography needs. Usually hosting at least 90 shows with more than 2500 guests this is definitely the ideal holiday destination for fashion photography.

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