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How to Take Excellent Photos at Tourist Destinations

Visiting a popular tourist destination is always an exciting time, and you've got your camera ready to capture those famous landmarks during your trip. The challenge is to avoid taking the same photos from similar angles as every other traveler to the same spot. A few simple tricks will help you transform those bland vacation snapshots into dynamic photos that will capture the unique spirit of your destination and grab the interest of your friends back at home.Determine Your Photo Audience One... continue reading

An illustrated virtual guide to Gargano in Apulia (south of Italy)

My microstock photography is often about travel in my beautiful country, so why do not start a blog about the marvellous destinations that my country has to offer? I start with something I really know, something I really love and something I really shooted thousands of times in my life: even if I live in a different italian region (Emilia Romagna in the cold north) the place I call "my second home" is the charming italian Gargano area, part of the biggest south italy region:... continue reading

Top 10 Destinations in Ireland

    From ancient history to natural beauty, Ireland features spectacular sights, assorted with bustling cities and cheerful pubs. As Saint Patrick's Day is fast approaching, I'm gonna take advantage of this occasion to introduce you to the top 10 destinations of the Emerald Isle:10. Cong - home of the Ashford Castle, built some 800 years ago and owned by the Guinness family before being converted in a luxury hotel.    9. Ring of Kerry - the scenic drive around the... continue reading

Top 10 awesome destinations for 2016

Suffering from wanderlust but don't know which way to go? Scratch your head no more, we have some awesome destinations for you that apparently are all the rage this year according to the Lonely Planet guide.    1. BotswanaThis South African country is mostly defined by the Kalahari Desert and the Okavango Delta, which turns into a lush paradise when the seasonal floods come in but it's not just the national park trips that are a point of interest. In June 1966 Botswana became... continue reading

CNN includes Romania in a list of top holiday destinations for 2016

Dear photographers,CNN recommends Romania as a tourist destination in the following year. If you are passing through Romania I recommend you several locations you can visit or photograph: Sighisoara, Sibiu, Brasov, Maramures - Merry Cemetery, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) and do not miss the capital city Bucharest where you will discover a lot of interesting places.         continue reading

5 warm destinations to escape the winter freeze

If you're not a winter fan, check out these 5 hot destinations you can escape to:1) Buenos Aires, ArgentinaAverage temperature in January: 25°C (77°F). It's the most visited city in South America and it has the third best quality of life of Latin American cities. It's also a good place to learn tango!2) Cape Town, South AfricaAverage temperature in January: 28°C (82°F). The city is famous for its harbour and one of the most multicultural... continue reading

New Collection: Asia - Travel Destinations

Asia - Travel Destinations is a collection of over 750 colorful images by myself and more than 150 of Dreamstime's finest photographers.Travel images of Asian people and great Asian destinations that will make you want to pack your bags and race off to the airport!Countries covered include:China, India, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Mongolia, Turkmenistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Pakistan, Iran,... continue reading

German Travel Destinations: Castle Ruin Altenstein in Upper Franconia

Greetings,I'd like to use this blog, to show you some nice travel destinations from my homeland in the next month.In German Bavaria you can find a lot of medieval stuff:There are many picturesque old castle ruins in Germany and especially in Upper Franconia.As an example for a rather beautiful ruin I'd like to show you Castle Altenstein near Bamberg today:1. The Castle Gate2. The Old Castle Church3. The Surrounding Landscape... continue reading

taking photos around the world

Dear DT ers,My "small but selling" portfolio contains scenic shots taken around the world on my travels and in my country Italy.Im interested to know which shots other DT photogs find the most appealing, either because of the place or the perspective of the shot.I find I learn best from the reviews of others who have been where I have.As you can see, I like architecture and landscapes.What has your experience been and which are your preferred subjects?So please simply post on this... continue reading

Destinations I dream of…

Top 10 Places I want to visit, in no particular order:1.MadagascarThe flora and fauna of this large island are fascinating, and fast disappearing.2.New ZealandThe landscape of The Lord of the Rings, green and gorgeous.3.AustraliaWild kangaroos and big flocks of cockatoos – you can’t see them anywhere else in the world.4.Panama CanalManmade wonder of the world.5.Trans-Siberian RailwayNot really a place, more of a journey across history and culture.6.The Ice... continue reading

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