77 Of The Most Beautiful Landscapes In The World For Photographers

One of the best things about landscape photography is the diversity it has to offer. It doesn’t matter where in the world you are, there’s somewhere you’ll be able to take amazing photos of stunning landscapes.

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77 Of The Most Beautiful Landscapes In The World For Photographers

However, there are some landscapes that stand out a lot more than others. So much so, they make part of traveling around the world even more exciting for amateur and professional photographers.

From the largest peaks in the world to unique heritage sites, there are endless opportunities for us to take advantage of.

If you’re a landscape photographer looking for somewhere new to take landscape photographs, you’ve come to the right place. In today’s post, we’re going to show you 77 of the most beautiful landscapes in the world for photographers.

The places on our list are the very best landscape photography locations in the world so make sure you keep reading!

1. The Faroe Islands 

We’ll kickstart our list with the Faroe Islands. The Faroe Islands are an awe-inspiring archipelago of 18 sub-territories found in the North Atlantic. They are located near Iceland, Norway, and Scotland.

The whole island is a photographer’s dream, featuring towering mountains, rugged landscapes, interesting architecture, and the best moody vibes. You’ll never run out of photo inspiration on the Faroe Islands so check them out.

2. Isle Of Skye

A landscape that shares a lot of similarities with the Faroe Islands is the Isle of Skye. The Isle of Skye is a stunning island that sits off the coast of Scotland in the United Kingdom. 

Arguably one of the most beautiful places on the European continent, the Isle of Skye has hundreds of photo-worthy locations to check out.

Popular places you can visit on the Isle of Skye include the Fairy Glen, Old Man of Storr, and the Fairy Pools.

3. Cliffs Of Moher, Ireland

If you’re lucky enough to be visiting Ireland, you have to leave a couple of hours free to visit the Cliffs of Moher.

One of the most popular tourist attractions in Ireland and the location for various films, the Cliffs of Moher is a set of unique cliffs that tower above the ocean.

It’s mind blowing just how big the cliffs are. They can be seen from a great distance and look best at sunrise and sunset.

4. Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town is a popular city found at the Southern tip of South Africa. It has a rich landscape that features lots of greenery, a gorgeous coastline, a bustling city, and Table Mountain.

Table Mountain is probably the most iconic location for landscape photographers. It has a unique table-like appearance that looks incredible. A photo with Table Mountain and the surrounding coastline will be one of the best you ever take.

5. Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

Next up, we have Ha Long Bay. Found in northeast Vietnam, Ha Long Bay is known for its beautiful emerald waters and thousands of enormous limestone islands, almost all of which are topped with rainforests.

Like something straight out of the movie Avatar, this is a great place to capture more unique and quite frankly breathtaking photographs.

6. Lake Bled, Slovenia

Lake Bled is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Slovenia and with good reason. Lake Bled is a small but stunning lake that sits amongst the Julian Alps landscape. 

The lake is surrounded by rugged mountains but it’s the small island that sits in the middle of the lake that will capture your attention. The island features a small 13th-century castle that makes a great focal point.

Make sure you take photos here at sunset for the best scene.

7. The Grand Canyon National Park, United States

Staying in the United States, the Grand Canyon has some of the best landscapes in the world. One of the seven wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon is a huge steep-sided canyon that was carved by the Colorado River.

This has left us with a whopping 227 miles of epic landscapes to take photos of. There are several hiking trails that will offer you the most amazing photo spots.

8. Amalfi Coast, Italy

Italy is probably one of the most photogenic places in the world. It is rich in bustling cities, charming landscapes, and a gorgeous coastline. It is also home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site called the Amalfi Coast.

The Amalfi Coast is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world. It has sparkling waters, great weather, and wonderful vibrant towns and villages.

9. Machu Picchu, Peru

The ancient city of Machu Picchu in the mountains of Peru is a must-visit destination for landscape photographers. Capturing the magic of the citadel against the impressive Andes Mountain range might be a challenge, but you’ll be blown away by what you find.

The Inca ruins of Machu Picchu are one of the most photographed landmarks in the world so don’t miss out.

10. Banff National Park, Canada

Banff National Park has the most amazing dramatic landscapes that look incredible all year round. Home to the Canadian Rockies, alpine lakes, and plenty of wildlife, you’ll always find somewhere to take photos in Banff.

The most famous landscape photography spots in the national park include the Vermilion Lakes, Lake Louise, and Sulfur Mountain Viewpoint.

11. Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik, Croatia is a beautiful city that sits on the Croatian coast. Surrounded by rolling hills and crystal clear waters, Dubrovnik features a famous Old Town that dates back to the 7th Century.

Some of you may have seen the famous orange city in Game of Thrones, as Dubrovnik is the filming location for King’s Landing.

12. Uluru, Australia

The next landscape on our list is Uluru, Australia. Uluru rock is the world’s largest monolith. The base of the rock alone is more than 7 miles in circumference. It’s almost a mile high too.

Uluru is a sacred site for Native Australians that have lived in the area for more than 10,000 years. If you want to take photos of an iconic Australian landmark, check Uluuru out.

13. Monument Valley, United States

Monument Valley, like Uluru, looks like it belongs on Mars. It has a vibrant red rock landscape that features large monoliths and rock structures. 

The best thing about Monument Valley is its natural beauty. This is another landscape that offers endless photography opportunities, easily making it one of the best and most beautiful places in the world for landscape photography.

14. Zhangjiajie, China

The Zhangjiajie Mountains in China make up one of China’s major national parks. As a result of the Eurasian plate moving, mountains were formed that have a unique tower-like appearance. 

In fact, the mountains here are very similar to the floating mountains in the movie Avatar. The area can be likened to Ha Long Bay. You’ll find the mountains in the Wulingyuan district of Zhangjiajie City.

15. The Lake District, United Kingdom

The Lake District in the United Kingdom is one of the most underrated landscapes in the world. Jam-packed with rich natural beauty, the Lake District is a gem for anyone that loves the great outdoors.

The national park has a huge range of beautiful mountains, lakes, towns, and forests waiting to be explored. Popular landscape photography locations include Lake Windermere, Grasmere Lake, and Rydal Water.

16. Mt Fuji, Japan

There’s probably very little we need to say about Mt Fuji because any keen landscape photographer will already know how famous the landscape here is. The highest mountain in Japan, Mt Fuji is the perfect setting for wide-angle landscape photography.

You can capture shots of the mountain from a huge range of different locations, each of which offers something different. The best photos tend to include a snow-capped Mt Fuji framed by Japanese architecture or cherry blossoms.

17. Mount Everest, Nepal

Mount Everest is another landscape photography location that doesn’t need much explaining. As the tallest mountain in the world above sea level, it could be argued that Mount Everest is the most iconic location in the world for landscape photography.

It’s most definitely one of the most beautiful too. The sheer size of Mount Everest and its surroundings make it a wonderful place to capture impressive shots. 

18. Boracay, Philippines

If you’ve always wanted to take photos of a tropical paradise, you can’t go wrong with Boracay in the Philippines. Boracay is a stunning white sand beach found on the Malay Peninsula.

Here, you’ll be able to take landscape photos that include crystal clear waters, white sand, and palm trees.

What’s not to like?

19. Cappadocia, Turkey

Also known as the Fairy Chimneys, Cappadocia is a historical part of the Nevsehir Province in Central Anatolia, Turkey. As a result of the area’s volcanic activity, Cappadocia has the most bizarre rock formations that create an out-of-this-world landscape.

What makes this location even more special is the hundreds of hot air balloons that take off every day.

20. Namib Desert, Namibia

The Namib Desert is a one-of-a-kind coastal desert found in southwestern Africa. The name Namib means ‘vast place’ which sums up the desert brilliantly.

If you decide to visit, you’ll be treated to panoramic views of the world’s oldest desert. A great photo to take is one of the roads that runs right through the desert.

21. Pitons, St Lucia

The Pitons are a pair of volcanic plugs that tower above the luxurious islands of St Lucia. Standing 2,000 feet above the sea, the Pitons are one of the most iconic landmarks in the Caribbean.

As if you didn’t already need an excuse to enjoy the paradise that is St Lucia, the Pitons give you even more reason to visit.

22. Santorini, Greece

Santorini is one of the most visited islands in Greece. One of the main reasons people visit Santorini is to make the most of the island’s impressive photography opportunities. 

The mountain village of Oia is packed with Instagram-worthy landscape photography hotspots. You’ll find white-washed Greek houses with blue roofs and stunning sea views in abundance.

23. Angkor Wat, Cambodia

If you like to incorporate history and ancient architecture into your landscape photographs, you have to visit Angkor Wat in Cambodia. Angkor Wat is the largest religious monument in the world. 

The mindblowing temple complex here features hundreds of 12th-century temples, many of which have been overrun by the jungle.

The most popular photo you can take here is a sunrise or sunset shot of the humongous Angkor Wat temple.

24. The Pyramids, Egypt

The ancient pyramids of Egypt sit at the top of most photographers’ bucket lists. Easily one of the most beautiful locations in the world, there is something incredibly magical about the Pyramids.

With so much mystery surrounding them, you have the perfect opportunity to tell a story through your photographs. The three Pyramids of Giza should be your first port of call. You could then snap some photos of the Sphinx too.

25. Gullfoss, Iceland

Gullfoss is a main highlight of Iceland’s Golden Circle. Despite being breathtakingly beautiful, Gullfoss isn’t actually one of the most famous photo locations in Iceland.

Therefore, you have the opportunity to take photos of a landscape most people don’t see. Less than two hours away from the capital (Reykjavik), Gullfoss is a thundering waterfall that cascades into an enormous canyon.

26. Christ The Redeemer, Brazil

There’s a good chance you’ve seen photos of the Christ the Redeemer statue in Brazil before. After all, it is probably the most famous location in Brazil.

Sitting high above the city of Rio de Janeiro at the top of Corcovado Mountain, this amazing statue is more than 100 feet tall. 

From the statue, you can see all of Rio de Janeiro and the surrounding islands. This makes it a great location for taking panoramic shots of the city.

27. Norwegian Fjords, Norway

The next landscape we have for you is the Norwegian Fjords. A dream landscape for most landscape photographers, the Norwegian Fjords offer spectacular views, deep fjords, dramatic mountains, and even a chance to see the Aurora. 

Keep an eye out for the ribbon-like waterfalls that cascade off the cliffs too.

28. Bagan, Myanmar

Bagan in Myanmar, also known as Burma is home to one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites in the entire world. Buddhist temples are scattered all over Bagan, creating a unique and quite spectacular landscape.

It is believed that there may be at least 3,000 temples in Bagan, so you won’t soon run out of unique photo opportunities. 

29. Zlatni Rat, Croatia

Found on the north coast of the Croatian island Hvar, Zlatni Rat is a charming peninsula in the Adriatic Sea. 

It is the most famous tourist attraction on the island and one of the most beautiful destinations in Croatia. The pebble beach in Zlatni Rat has also been named one of the most beautiful beaches in the world so don’t miss it.

30. Lofoten Islands, Norway

If you’ve not visited the Lofoten Islands in Norway yet, you’re seriously missing out. The Lofoten Islands are a collection of small islands and peaks found in the Norwegian Sea. 

This archipelago consists of roughly 66 islets and islands that make for a wonderful photograph. The Lofoten Islands are a great place to practice your drone landscape photography skills.

31. Puerto Natales, Chile

A stop-off on the way to the popular Torres del Paine National Park in Chile, Puerto Natales is a beautiful part of Chilean Patagonia that features tall mountains, dramatic cliffs, sea views, and an abundance of wildlife.

This is a place you definitely don’t want to miss on a photography trip around Chile, so add it to your itinerary.

32. Antarctica

As you probably already know, Antarctica is the southernmost continent on Earth. Vast, baron, covered in thick ice, and surrounded by the Southern Ocean, Antarctica is believed to be 20,000 km wide.

This sheer vastness of the continent and lack of human interference makes Antarctica one of the most interesting places to take photographs, never mind the most beautiful. 

During a trip to Antarctica, you’ll have the chance to take photos of the vast ice landscape and mountains. You’ll most definitely see penguins too.

33. Chamarel, Mauritius

Chamarel on the island of Mauritius is just a small village. However, it has the most amazing surroundings that draw landscape photographers all year round.

Extremely beautiful, the village offers rugged jungle-covered mountains, unique landmarks, and dreamy turquoise waters.

There’s also the most bizarre purple rock formation you don’t want to miss.

34. Hallstatt, Austria

Next up is Hallstatt in Austria. If you’re looking for a new desktop screensaver, look no further than Hallstatt. Hallstatt is a picturesque village in the Salzkammergut region in Upper Austria.

Sitting on Hallstatt Lake, the village is surrounded by sweeping mountain views that make for an epic photograph. The village’s traditional Austrian architecture only makes the location more beautiful.

35. Moravian Fields, Czech Republic

The Moravian Fields lie in the heart of the Czech Republic, to the east of Prague. Found in an area known as Moravia, the Moravian Fields are much loved for their rolling hills, historic towns, and vineyards.

Moravian Fields is a must-visit destination for anyone that’s looking for a more unique landscape to take photographs of.

36. Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre is always going to find its way onto lists of beautiful places to take photographs. This vibrant Italian town sits on a gorgeous stretch of the Italian coastline in the Italian Riviera. 

Made up of five smaller villages, you’ll find beautiful hilltop views, cliff-side villages, and sparkling waters.

37. Yellowstone National Park, United States

Yellowstone National Park might just be the most beautiful place in America when it comes to taking landscape photographs.

Primarily located in Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park has a truly one-of-a-kind volcanic landscape that makes it a great place to visit with your camera.

You’ll be spoiled by lush meadows, volcanic geysers, and huge mountains.

38. Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

If you love wildlife, you have to visit Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. Named after the Serengeti Plains, Serengeti National Park is home to thousands of the world’s most amazing species of animals.

This includes lions, zebras, and elephants. Add a stunning landscape to this and you’re treated to the most amazing landscape photography location. You’ll easily be able to take landscape photos with animals in them.

39. Giants Causeway, Ireland

Those of you looking for an interesting landscape to take photos of should visit the Giant’s Causeway in Ireland. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to 40,000 unique basalt columns that form what looks like a bridge.

The name Giant’s Causeway comes from an old myth that the columns were made by giants to cross the sea.

40. Twelve Apostles, Australia

The Twelve Apostles in Australia is another place you can visit if you’re looking for a more unique landscape. One of Australia’s natural wonders, the Twelve Apostles is a group of standalone cliffs found outside Melbourne.

We recommend taking a photo of the waves crashing into the columns at sunset.

41. Stonehenge, United Kingdom 

Stonehenge to the United Kingdom is what the Pyramids are to Egypt. A prehistoric rock monument found in Wiltshire, Stonehenge is surrounded by myth and mystery.

Nobody truly knows how the stones got there and how they were set up so precisely to allow sunlight to pass through. 

As you can imagine, this gives us a great opportunity to snap some awesome photos.

42. Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

The next landscape on our list can also be found in Croatia. This time, we’re heading to the mountainous Croatian region known by the name Lika. Here, you’ll find one of the most beautiful national parks in the world.

Situated in the Dinaric Alps, this national park is famous for its stunning 16 blue and green lakes, all of which are interconnected by waterfalls.

43. Snowdonia, United Kingdom

Snowdonia is a vast area of natural beauty found in the United Kingdom. Sprawling for hundreds of miles, Snowdonia is home to large lakes, rugged mountains, and the tallest mountain in Wales (Snowdon).

This gives you plenty of variety when it comes to finding unique perspectives and different landscape photography locations. The scenic town of Llanberis is a must-visit.

44. Everglades National Park, United States

The Everglades National Park in the United States is home to well over one million animals and plants. As you can imagine, this makes it one of the most biodiverse places in America. 

Located in Florida, the Everglades also has a unique landscape that makes it a special place to take photographs.

Snapping shots of the local wildlife and the freshwater ecosystem from a boat is a favorite pastime of most landscape photographers in the area.

45. Madagascar

Madagascar is a magical country that can be found in the Indian Ocean off the southeast coast of Africa. Madagascar is a jungle archipelago of approximately 200 islands, most of which are uninhabited.

Aside from the dense jungles, one thing you’ll want to take photos of is the Grandidier’s Baobab tree. These quirky-looking trees look awesome.

46. El Chalten, Argentina

If you’re looking for snow-capped mountains, head to El Chalten in Argentina. This scenic village is a beautiful part of Los Glaciares National Park.

The region is home to the Southern Andes Mountains, where you’ll find unique peaks, vibrant forests, and crystal-clear lakes that are perfect for reflection photography.

47. The Steppes, Mongolia

The Steppes is a sprawling grassland that stretches the length of Mongolia. It covers a whopping 750,000 square miles and offers an impressive range of unique landscapes.

The Steppes is also an extremely biodiverse area that features thousands of different species of fauna and flora. As a result, you should be able to capture more interesting photographs of flowers and wild animals.

48. Yogyakarta, Indonesia

On the island of Java in Indonesia, you’ll find the magical city of Yogyakarta. The second largest city in Indonesia, Yogyakarta has a beautiful landscape that is covered in dense jungle and ancient temples.

When the early morning mist and sunlight hit the city, photographers are treated to the most spectacular sight. In all honesty, a photograph probably doesn’t do the display any justice.

49. Ubud, Indonesia

Another one of the world’s most beautiful landscapes that can be found in Indonesia is Ubud. Found on the popular tourist island that is Bali, Ubud is a large town that’s a big hit with photographers.

What makes the town so special is its natural beauty. Ubud sits in a dense jungle that features towering trees, wildlife, and unparalleled views of Mount Agung. 

Most photographers like to head out into the rice terraces to capture a sunrise shot of the volcano.

50. Mount Bromo, Indonesia

We’re not done with Indonesia just yet, as Mount Bromo in East Java is also a landscape photographer’s dream. Famous for its sunsets, Mount Bromo is a mountainous region that consists of several eruptive peaks. 

The most active peak is Crater Nokri which can often be seen billowing smoke. 

51. Fairbanks, Alaska

If you’ve always dreamt of capturing that dreamy photograph of the Northern Lights, you might want to consider heading to Fairbanks in Alaska.

The Northern Lights is a regular visitor to Fairbanks thanks to the region’s perfect conditions. Due to Fairbanks Auroral Oval position and the unpolluted skyline, you can see the Northern Lights right the way through the year.

52. Fiordland National Park, New Zealand

Fiordland National Park has hiking trails, boat trips, and road trip routes that make it super easy for landscape photographers to find the perfect vantage point to take beautiful photographs of the spectacular mountains, lakes, and fjords. 

More often than not, you’ll be able to capture a photo that features everything the national park has to offer.

53. Seychelles

The Seychelles is easily one of the most beautiful places on earth. The island nation might only be small but that doesn’t stop it from offering photographers a wonderful experience. 

The island has an array of exciting landscapes to take photos of, most of which include rock formations, vibrant jungle, and turquoise waters.

54. Binalong Bay, Australia

Situated on the Great Ocean Road, Binalong Bay is a beachside village found in Victoria, Australia. The village is famous for its divine sandy beaches and unique rock formations. 

Aside from being a great place to take landscape photographs, Binalong Bay is a nice place to go on vacation so why don’t you combine your photography trip with a summer break?

55. Salar De Uyuni Salt Flats, Bolivia

Salar de Uyuni Salt Flats in Bolivia is the largest salt flat in the world. Thanks to its flat and featureless nature, it holds an almost infinite range of creative possibilities. 

The best time to take photos of the salt flats is when it’s rained because the flats essentially become one large mirror. 

56. Reine, Norway

Reine is a charming fishing village that sits in front of a massive range of rugged mountains. The best thing about taking landscape photographs here is that the village looks epic from any viewpoint and in any weather. 

This idyllic setting makes it a great place to visit if you’re looking for more variety. If you’re lucky, you might even spot the Northern Lights too.

57. Milford Sound, New Zealand

Another landscape that offers landscape photographers endless creative opportunities is Milford Sound in New Zealand. Featuring towering mountains, tall cliffs, cascading waterfalls, and clear reflections, Milford Sound is amazing.

A popular time to visit Milford Sound is in December. At this time of year, the tide is higher and the best views of Mitre Peak can be found.

58. Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle is the most famous castle in Germany. It is a 19th-century Romanesque Revival Castle that sits atop a hill overlooking the vast Alpine Foothills.

While the castle itself makes for a great photograph, it is the dense forests that surround the castle that makes the location so beautiful. The forests surrounding the castle add a sense of mystery and luxury to the castle that you’ll love.

59. Yuanyang Rice Terraces, China

Yuanyang Rice Terraces is a wonderful place to take photographs not just of nature but the people too. Yuanyuang is a Hani minority settlement that’s packed with history. 

The rice terraces themselves are in a magical location above the clouds. They look most magical towards the end of the harvest season between September and November when they explode with color.

The terraces also look incredible after heavy rain as the sky will reflect in the pools of water.

60. Sa Pa, Vietnam

Sa Pa is a valley in northern Vietnam that was established in 1922 by the French. Sa Pa offers beautiful panoramic views that are perfect for landscape photography. You can capture the clear blue skies, hills, and vibrant yellow rice fields from one location.

Offering undisturbed 360-degree views, the valley looks best in September when the rice fields are harvested. The summer skies look fantastic between March and May too.

61. Palau 

Landscape photography doesn’t always have to take place above water. It can take place underwater too. If you’re keen to try underwater photography, Palau is one of the best places you can visit.

Palau boasts an impressive underwater world full of coral reefs and marine life. Above water, Palau also has a rich island landscape that features volcanic islands, caves, and lush forests.

62. The Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Arguably the best place to visit if you want to take landscape photos underwater is the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Consisting of more than 2,900 reefs and 900 islands, the Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef system in the world.

It stretches for more than 2,300 kilometers. As you can probably imagine, this gives us endless locations to explore.

63. Lake Tekapo, New Zealand 

Next up, we have Lake Tekapo in New Zealand. Lake Tekapo is a glacial lake that has the most amazing blue waters. Pair this with the vibrant fields of flowers and snow capped mountains that surround the lake and you’re in for a wonderful experience.

You should visit Lake Tekapo in the summer if you want to take the best photos as this is when the vibrant pink and purple lupins line the lake. 

Having said that, the lake also looks amazing in fall when it is surrounded by orange trees.

64. Plateau De Valensole, France

The lavender fields of Valensole bloom every year between the months of July and August. When they do, landscape photographers head to the fields in large numbers to take the best photos. 

The Plateau de Valensole has approximately 680 square kilometers of flat lavender fields to explore, so you should be able to find a unique area to take photographs. 

65. Lake Hillier, Australia

Lake Hillier can be found on Middle Island off the southern coast of Western Australia. The biggest island in the Recherche Archipelago, Middle Island is home to a unique phenomenon that makes the water of Lake Hillier appear pink in color.

Helicopter trips operate in the air above the lake so you could take some amazing shots of the lake from the sky.

66. Arashiyama Bamboo Forest, Japan

Arashiyama Bamboo Forest has to be one of the most unique and interesting forests on earth. For those reasons, it’s also one of the most beautiful. The way the sun filters through the towers of bamboo stalks that sway across the path is incredible. 

67. Rainbow Mountains, China

The Rainbow Mountains of Zhangye Danxia in China are vast, vibrant, and unbelievably beautiful. Breathtakingly stunning, the mountains here are red, blue, green, yellow, and orange in color.

This combination of different colors and the sheer size of the mountains makes them a spectacular landscape photography location.

68. Kauai, Hawaii

Let’s face it, Kauai, Hawaii was always going to make our list of the most beautiful landscapes in the world for photographers(see also: 22 Of The Most Famous Mountains In The World To Photograph).

The oldest of Hawaii’s islands, Kauai is home to white sand beaches, lush rainforests, gardens, valleys, waterfalls, and clear blue waters.

What more could we ask for?

69. Tuscany, Italy

The Tuscany landscape has been a popular tourist destination with wine-tasting enthusiasts and hikers for many years, but it’s also becoming a big hit with photographers too. 

From traditional farmhouses and rolling hills to rustic vineyards and medieval towns, the Tuscan landscape is scattered with beautiful focal points and unique photo opportunities.

70. Lake Bogoria, Kenya

Lake Bogoria in Kenya is a brilliant place to capture an iconic shot of flamingos feeding. The lake is algae-rich, which has led to the largest population of lesser flamingos gathering there.

Throughout the year, photographers can use the flamingoes to create unique photos of pink waves on the lake. You can add more depth to your image by cleverly using the shadows of the flamingos.

71. Gobi Desert, Mongolia

The Gobi Desert is a vast desert in Mongolia that features picturesque sand dunes and lush greenery. Unlike other deserts, the Gobi Desert is also rich in wildlife.

The Gobi Desert rewards photographers with panoramic views, impressive sunsets, and towering cliffs (see also “Techniques For Photographing Deserts“).

72. Denali National Park, Alaska

If you decide to visit Denali National Park, you’ll be able to take photos of the largest mountain in North America. Denali is a stunning mountain landscape that consists of large peaks, snow-capped mountains, clear lakes, and lush forests.

The variety on offer is amazing. 

73. Iguazu Falls, Argentina

Split between the Argentina and Brazil border, Iguazu Falls is an otherworldly landscape that features more than 200 waterfalls. Unbelievably, Iguazu Falls is twice as wide as Niagara Falls. 

You can capture the falls in all their glory from a helicopter. Experiment with your shutter speed to capture more impressive shots.

74. Varanasi, India

Varanasi is one of the oldest and most spiritual cities in the world. Therefore, it is a great place to take photos if you’re a landscape photographer that likes to photograph history. 

No matter where you visit in Varanasi, you’ll have the chance to take photos of ancient architecture. The deep-rooted culture in the city makes it possible to tell a story through your photos. Make sure you include some of the locals in your shots too.

75. Lencois Sand Dunes, Brazil

In north-east Brazil sits Lencois Maranhenses Desert. Approximately 100,000 square kilometers in size, this desert is one of the largest deserts in the world. The highlight of a visit to the desert is the Lencois Sand Dunes.

These interesting sand dunes were sculpted into the desert by the wind. They make a unique sight and a fabulous photography location.

76. Zion National Park, United States

Zion National Park can be found in southwestern Utah. It is part of the National Parks System in the US. It is actually the oldest national park in the system.

This is an incredibly picturesque national park that offers panoramic views, deep valleys, unique rock formations, rivers, lakes, and so much more.

77. Sigiriya Rock, Sri Lanka

Finally, we have Sigiriya Rock in Sri Lanka. Sigiriya Rock is an ancient rock fortress that stands tall above the rich natural landscape below.

From Sigiriya Rock, you can take photos of the ancient fortress, dense forests below, and neighboring rock formations.

If you’re lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of elephants from the top.

Final Thoughts

There you have it, 77 of the most beautiful landscapes in the world for photographers. Our list has shown the very best places you can go if you want to take the most amazing landscape photographs.

We’ve looked at ancient wonders, large mountain ranges, pristine beaches, cascading waterfalls, and so much more.

Now you have our list, you can start planning your next photography trip. We know you’ll love wherever you choose to go.

Laura McNeill
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