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!
Butterflies: Creatures of Delicate and Ephemeral Wonder Moving from egg to larva to pupal chrysalis before enjoying only 1-2 weeks of life as a winged adult, butterflies have long been revered as amazing creatures. Their transformation, grace, and delicate beauty has helped cement their place in human art, culture, and
All good books have one thing in common – they are truer than if they had really happened.~Ernest Hemingway We thought this would be just another house tour. We certainly didn’t think our tour guide would be so full of enthusiasm and obscure facts that he really brought Ernest Hemingway
By far, our favorite pier in Key West was the White Street Pier, and it wasn’t because it was a few blocks’ walk away. (Scroll to the end to see our favorite night shot, btw.) Almost 1/4 mile long and built in 1960, the White Street Pier has an incredible
Unforgettable Adventure: A Puerto Rico Day Trip From warm sunny beaches to tall misty mountains, Puerto Rico has a wealth of natural beauty. A day trip around the inner loop – from San Juan to Ponce and back – is a great way to enjoy its beautiful landscapes. There are
Beautiful Photos of El Yunque National Forest When you begin to ascend the main road into El Yunque National Forest, you know something is changing. Not only are you climbing elevation and entering a climate cooler than that of the warm Puerto Rican beaches, but you are entering a new
Great reasons to visit Auckland New Zealand Auckland, also known as the City of Sails, is New Zealand’s largest city and makes a wonderful holiday destination. Auckland is famous for its beautiful harbour, its city skyline, pristine west coast beaches and public green spaces. The city also offers a vibrant café and restaurant
San Juan, Puerto Rico – an unforgettable destination. When we first touched down in San Juan, we had no idea we’d walk away completely charmed. So charmed, in fact, we wrote a book about our experience. As a local, there are countless restaurants, parks, shops, and nightlife venues to enjoy. As a visitor, there
This is a travel guest post by Shawn P. Thomas, photographer and travel enthusiast. This photo essay was taken in Niagara Falls, Canada and is a visual overview of what you can expect to do (and see) when you visit. If you think the pictures are stunning, imagine feeling the wind and spray