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Photography is an art form to which we can all relate. After all, we are taking a snap on our phones, cameras and any other gadget that has a lens. This is why I wanted to share some of the best places to travel for epic photos. You see, when people say that a picture is worth 1,000 words, as it sounds, it is absolutely true. Now, you can always look for ways to improve your photography skills, which can help. Also, by knowing more about exposure triangles, you know; ISO, shutter speed and aperture, you can actually get to make some incredible photos. In addition, you can use some of our completely free Lightroom presets to help you along the way. While it's worth noting, you can find plenty of photography inspiration to help improve taking epic photos, but, you can't control the destination. This is why it is important to find some of the best places to travel for epic photos. Eventually, you can magically create a desert in Iceland or in a tropical beach in the center of London. However, you can set yourself up for success! Going to some of these amazing places, which, quite frankly, do a lot of work for you, too. Honestly, it is very difficult to take a bad photo in these places which are so beautiful and completely unbelievable. With this in mind, take a look at some of the best places to visit for epic photos. Oh, and seriously, don't worry about your equipment. Use whatever you have and love to use the most. A great time to discover some of these best places to travel for epic photos. Have fun!

Northern light evening
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1.) Iceland

Will start with an easy favorite; Iceland It is easily one of the best places to visit for epic photos and is absolutely stunning to explore. On top of that, you've got a pile of the best places in Iceland where you can really flex your skills in taking those pictures. Just be sure to head on some of the epic hikes, see the cutest little towns and take a dip (with a waterproof camera) in the Blue Lagoon.

See the beauty of B.Kendhoo a.k.a "United Kendhoo - UK" with pristine blue lagoon and lofty palms 😍🌴
Photo by Ahmed Yaaniu / Unsplash

2.) Maldives

The island nation of Maldives is completely unique and one of the best places to visit for epic photographs. This is especially true if you want to focus on underwater photography as well. You see, the islands are stunning and there are so many incredible places to explore. Seriously, this is such an explosion of color. Even the sea wildlife is colorful.

Photo by Daria Nepriakhina / Unsplash

3.) Greek Islands

Easily, the Greek islands are a completely incredible and finest place to visit for epic photographs. This is completely the case as the islands all have their own distinct attractions and looks. You see, you have found amazing islands like Kefalonia (which has the most amazing seas and caves), while you have other islands like Rhodes which have a lot of cultural history. That being said, there is a heap of big-hit islands such as Mykonos and Santorini that are well worth the experience and photos. For example, the sunsets here are made famous in Santorini (especially the OIA), as are colorful cascading houses throughout the island. It is better to walk here at sunset.

Manarola, Cinque Terre - Italy
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4.) Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre is one of the most beautiful places in Italy, which is perfect. Even Italians are proud and impressed by the beauty of these five small towns by the Ligurian sea. Oh, and this is not just some random claim, we had the opportunity of our road trip to show our Italian friend Cinque Terre for the first time and he was blown away by it.

Maya Bay, Phi Phi Island
Photo by Humphrey Muleba / Unsplash

5.) Thailand

This was the biggest and best surprise of a lot. Apparently, you have found the stunning Phi Island, but then you have also found cities like Bangkok, which have thousands of years of history around the city and the wider area. It is one of the best places to visit for truly epic photographs.

Magnificent canyon
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6.) Monument Valley, United States

Located in the state of Arizona, Monument Valley is easily one of the best places to visit for epic photographs. Seriously, everywhere you come here is another reason to take your jaw off the floor. Be sure to rent a car, explore the extensive reserve and see these iconic structures that photograph so well.

Absintherie shopfront with steampunk bicycle
Photo by Atte Juvonen / Unsplash

7.) Norwegian Fjors

Norwegian Fords are absolutely stunning and therefore worthy of visiting the best places to visit for epic photos. They are such a spectacular natural sight to see and more than enough reason to return to Norway. Be sure to spend some time driving and exploring fodgers and truly adopt this incredible region of Norway.

Cab in London
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8.) London

Okay, we're a little biased here but London takes a beautiful picture! It is an incredible city to see, with some fantastic areas of London to visit and photograph. The fact that it has a history of nearly 2,000 years, waiting to be traced (and indeed, to be photographed) has not hurt either. It is one of the best places to visit for truly epic photographs.

Photo by Tomáš Malík / Unsplash

9.) Sri Lanka

This has been one of the latest discoveries and rather enjoyable discoveries of this year! Sri Lanka surprisingly has UNESCO World Heritage Sites, which are of beautifully detailed countryside and rather colorful cultures. It is a place that often does not come to the mind of the people but really it should be so.

Shot after the rain in the beautiful city of Chefchaouen, Morocco.
Photo by Kyriacos Georgiou / Unsplash

10.) Morocco

Morocco is colorful, exciting and frantic in equal measure. It is one of the best places to visit for epic photographs. It is very regal in many ways (visit the old palaces for a prime example of this) and the city of Marrakesh is one of the best places to experience it. Of course, outside of Marrakesh, there are other places like the Atlas Mountains and desserts that show you how diverse and stunning the country really is.

Sunset in Serengeti
Photo by Hu Chen / Unsplash

11.) South Africa

The scenes here are as diverse as the countries are large. It is one of the best places to travel for epic photos. Nearly every stop in South Africa is a great photo opportunity, be it a sighting animal on a safari, exploring the city in Cape Town or road-tripping on the Garden Route. South Africa is a photographer and truly a traveler's dream.