Travel Photo Essays
Why do we love travel photography so much?
Because it shows us new perspective, possibility and beauty, among other things.
While the classic sunset or beach photo is the internationally recognized image of vacation, there is so much more to a destination. Sometimes we find that a portrait of a small historic house is just as stunning as a landmark sculpture. It’s all a matter of how you look at things.
In travel photography, we look for the images that transport us to the city or location. We look for expressions that convey emotion, for buildings that tell a story, and landscapes that draw us in.
In our travel photo essays, we strive to offer you this kind of travel photography — where you may find popular attractions and things to do but also some thoughtful photos which tell a more personal story about the chosen destination, including:
We hope you enjoy our hand-picked travel photography and please contact us if you would like to submit your own travel photo essay – we’d love to feature it!
What might you see in Key West? The island of Key West is 4.2 square miles, so you can cover a lot of ground (and certainly some of the key highlights) in just a few days. The photos below will give you an impression of what it’s like to walk
It’s Kind of Like an Outdoor Art Museum If you’re looking for a Key West activity that’s perfect for the nature lover, look no further than the Key West Garden Club at West Martello Tower. An oasis of lush gardenscapes and fascinating plant species, you’ll be sure to get your
So the first thing we would like to cover is this: Key West has a naturally rocky coastline and people-friendly beaches had to be planned, “sanded,” and tended. So you shouldn’t expect Hawaii, BUT… What you should expect is to be surrounded by nice people in a peaceful environment, against
A Nestled Zen Oasis in Key West If you’ve had a good time with the crowds at Mallory Square and Duval Street but feel like you want to take the tempo down a notch, we have just the spot for you: The Key West Garden Club at West Martello Tower.
That’s “Fort Zach” to the locals, btw. Fort Zach occupies 54 acres of the west end of Key West, and is open to the public from 10am-5pm for a very nominal fee. Equipped with beach gear rental, a proper café, and aquatic activities, this is a great family spot to
Why are we so charmed by these island homes? All throughout Key West, you’ll find crisp, clean homes that feel like a page ripped straight out of a 1940s “Island Vogue” magazine. Set amid lush tropical gardens, most of these original coastal cottages reside on small lots and tend to
It’s probably safe to say that most people venture into the Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory for the obvious reason: butterflies. But if you like plants, even just a little bit, you will no doubt enjoy discovering a variety of tropical species found here. From orchids and ferns to
It’s not just about butterflies! In this unique enclosed ecosystem, the butterflies rule the aerial domain. But underfoot, and sometimes alongside the butterflies are their fine feathered friends. Koi fish, turtles, flamingoes and an assortment of other birds await at the Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory. See for yourself…