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World Photography Day 2023: Top 6 most picturesque destinations in the world to capture amazing photos

Updated On Aug 18, 2023 02:36 PM IST

From Rainbow Mountains to Grand Canyon, let's explore the world's most photogenic places that offer a spectacular backdrop to click awe-inspiring images.

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World Photography Day is celebrated every year on August 19 to pay tribute to the universal art form of photography, which has the power to transcend language barriers, convey emotions, stories and perspectives in a single frame. From breathtaking waterfalls to stunning natural wonders, the world is full of beautiful places that most of us don't even know about. Here are some of the world's most beautiful places that should be at the top of every photographer's and travel enthusiast's bucket list.(Unsplash/Alif Ngoylung) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Aug 18, 2023 02:36 PM IST

World Photography Day is celebrated every year on August 19 to pay tribute to the universal art form of photography, which has the power to transcend language barriers, convey emotions, stories and perspectives in a single frame. From breathtaking waterfalls to stunning natural wonders, the world is full of beautiful places that most of us don't even know about. Here are some of the world's most beautiful places that should be at the top of every photographer's and travel enthusiast's bucket list.(Unsplash/Alif Ngoylung)

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Cappadocia, Turkey: It is a real-life illustration of how strange and beautiful nature can be. It shows a fantastic environment that seems to have come straight out of a fairy tale, complete with stones and hills that resemble alien terrain. With many hot air balloons that fill the sky with reds, yellows, oranges and creams, the landscape looks extremely breathtaking. (Unsplash/Timur Garifov) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Aug 18, 2023 02:36 PM IST

Cappadocia, Turkey: It is a real-life illustration of how strange and beautiful nature can be. It shows a fantastic environment that seems to have come straight out of a fairy tale, complete with stones and hills that resemble alien terrain. With many hot air balloons that fill the sky with reds, yellows, oranges and creams, the landscape looks extremely breathtaking. (Unsplash/Timur Garifov)

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Whitehaven Beach, Queensland, Australia: Whitsunday Island, the biggest of the 74 islands in the Whitsundays, is home to the award-winning, immaculate Whitehaven Beach. The beach is seven miles long and has some of the finest, brightest white silica sand in the world. You'll quickly see why people come from all over the world as you sink your feet into the sand and wade into the warm waves that lazily lap the shore.(Unsplash/Sofia Cerqueira) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Aug 18, 2023 02:36 PM IST

Whitehaven Beach, Queensland, Australia: Whitsunday Island, the biggest of the 74 islands in the Whitsundays, is home to the award-winning, immaculate Whitehaven Beach. The beach is seven miles long and has some of the finest, brightest white silica sand in the world. You'll quickly see why people come from all over the world as you sink your feet into the sand and wade into the warm waves that lazily lap the shore.(Unsplash/Sofia Cerqueira)

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Grand Canyon, USA: The Grand Canyon, one of America's most famous national parks, is located in northern Arizona. Many people visit the area to take photographs and marvel at the breathtaking scenery. Photographers often set up their tripods and cameras at the top of the Grand Canyon in order to capture this stunning image, which is a popular photo location, especially for landscape photography. (Unsplash/Gert Boers) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Aug 18, 2023 02:36 PM IST

Grand Canyon, USA: The Grand Canyon, one of America's most famous national parks, is located in northern Arizona. Many people visit the area to take photographs and marvel at the breathtaking scenery. Photographers often set up their tripods and cameras at the top of the Grand Canyon in order to capture this stunning image, which is a popular photo location, especially for landscape photography. (Unsplash/Gert Boers)

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Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia: The Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia is regarded as one of the most extraordinary and harsh landscapes on Earth. The biggest salt flat in the world, covering more than 4,050 square miles of the Altiplano, is what remains of ancient lakes that long ago drained. The location is ideal for taking stunning photos as a thick layer of salt covers the horizon and rises from the ground in quilted, polygonal patterns forming beautiful landscapes.(Unsplash/Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Aug 18, 2023 02:36 PM IST

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia: The Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia is regarded as one of the most extraordinary and harsh landscapes on Earth. The biggest salt flat in the world, covering more than 4,050 square miles of the Altiplano, is what remains of ancient lakes that long ago drained. The location is ideal for taking stunning photos as a thick layer of salt covers the horizon and rises from the ground in quilted, polygonal patterns forming beautiful landscapes.(Unsplash/Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni)

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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia: This stunning national park is known for its 16 crystal-clear lakes that connect to one another by a network of cascades and waterfalls. The 18 km of wooden walkways and footbridges that wind around the perimeter and across the waterfalls provide unrivalled views of the park as you explore it. Along your walk, you're also accompanied by clouds of vibrant butterflies. It is understandable why Plitvice Lakes draws up to 1,200,000 visitors annually.(Unsplash/Robert V. Ruggiero) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Aug 18, 2023 02:36 PM IST

Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia: This stunning national park is known for its 16 crystal-clear lakes that connect to one another by a network of cascades and waterfalls. The 18 km of wooden walkways and footbridges that wind around the perimeter and across the waterfalls provide unrivalled views of the park as you explore it. Along your walk, you're also accompanied by clouds of vibrant butterflies. It is understandable why Plitvice Lakes draws up to 1,200,000 visitors annually.(Unsplash/Robert V. Ruggiero)

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Rainbow Mountains, Peru: Vinicunca, often called Winikunka or Rainbow Mountain, is an impressive geological feature due to its vibrant stripes made up of layers of 14 different minerals. A popular detour for tourists travelling to and from the ruins of Machu Picchu, the mountain is located in the Andes near the city of Cusco. It is, however, a beautiful sight to see with your own eyes and capture in your lenses. Even on a cloudy day, the mountain's distinctive and unusual mineral streaks are visible, making it anything but dull. (Unsplash/McKayla Crump) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Aug 18, 2023 02:36 PM IST

Rainbow Mountains, Peru: Vinicunca, often called Winikunka or Rainbow Mountain, is an impressive geological feature due to its vibrant stripes made up of layers of 14 different minerals. A popular detour for tourists travelling to and from the ruins of Machu Picchu, the mountain is located in the Andes near the city of Cusco. It is, however, a beautiful sight to see with your own eyes and capture in your lenses. Even on a cloudy day, the mountain's distinctive and unusual mineral streaks are visible, making it anything but dull. (Unsplash/McKayla Crump)

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