PolaRoad Aims to Make Travel More Memorable Using Instant Photos

For a good number of film photographers and travelers, an instant camera already has a place in their trip essentials. But a project called PolaRoad aims to make it a crucial component of a different and more fun experience for travelers who want to explore the city of Siena in Italy's Tuscany region.

Stop Copying and Start Being Original with Your Travel Photography

Open up Instagram and type in the name of any landmark, or any iconic place anywhere in the world and you will see hundreds of thousands, sometimes even millions of images that all look the same. Travel photography is nothing new, in fact capturing images of the places we visit is a favorite pastime of many, but why do we feel the need to copy images that have already been taken before? A new app has just been released that makes us ask this question, and we have to wonder if services like Instagram, and apps like Explorest are killing the desire to make original content. Lets explore this a little further after the break.

Steve Roes Stunning Kyoto Photo Diary Will Fill You with Wanderlust

Japan is on every photographer's dream destinations for many good reasons --the distinct look and feel of its cities is just one. If you've been bitten by the travel bug and have your eyes specifically on Japan, today's featured photo diary by Steve Roe will give you plenty of reasons to put Kyoto on your bucket list!

82 Of The Best Dog Photos Ive Ever Taken

My name is Kristýna Kvapilová and I'm a dog photographer, traveler and frisbee player from the Czech Republic. I'm 21 years old and I'm a proud owner of a Canon 5D Mark IV. When I leave my computer job, you can often see me somewhere on the road, traveling and exploring the world with my beautiful 7-year-old Australian Shepherd Charlie, who is my personal teacher and also the best and the most faithful model I've ever had! He's a so-called professional dog model who can do many tricks, for example, lick on the command.

50 Of The Best Dog Photos Ive Ever Taken

My name is Kristýna Kvapilová and I'm a dog photographer, traveler and frisbee player from the Czech Republic. I'm 21 years old and I'm a proud owner of a Canon 5D Mark IV. When I leave my computer job, you can often see me somewhere on the road, traveling and exploring the world with my beautiful 7-year-old Australian Shepherd Charlie, who is my personal teacher and also the best and the most faithful model I've ever had! He's a so-called professional dog model who can do many tricks, for example, lick on the command.

7 Things That Traveling Did for My Street Photography

Photography and travel are so intertwined that it's almost impossible now for some of us to tell if we travel to take photos, or we take photos to travel. In my case, however, it's often the former, especially when it comes to street photography.

In Pursuit of Candid Moments with Irynka Hromotska

The love for photography is always sparked by things both big and small. For Ukraine-basedIrynka Hromotska, they were as big as her dad's lot of undeveloped films from his mountain trips, and as small as a few issues of National Geographic magazine.

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Joris Hermans Travels in Search of Experiences to Photograph

I'm Joris Hermans, a documentary and portrait photographer based in Belgium. I started studying photography in Antwerp more than ten years ago and graduated in 2009. Ever since, I've been combining personal and freelance work while trying to travel as much as I could.

Lonely Road Signs Of Namibia

During my 2,5-week road trip of 2500 miles on the co-driver’s seat through this Namibian moonscape, I had muse and time to notice and photograph the scattered road signs along the way. Long and lonely roads cut through the vastness of the countryside as the only remembrance of civilization in these uninhabited places, leading travellers from one congested area of life to another.

Eliza Malkhasyan Takes Us Around the Hushed Streets of Iran

When we speak of street photography (or even travel photography to some degree), the first thing that comes to mind is to document all the action and activity of a place. It's a popular approach because it definitely leads to some interesting images.

David Behar Showcases the Many Faces of Miami Beach Cabanas

Cabanas lining up beaches and poolsides are among the quintessential images of a relaxing summer escape, and you can trust David Behar to transform them into yet another interesting visual study. In one of his recent sets, the Los Angeles-based art director and photographer fixed his eyes and focused his lens on the cabanas lining up Florida's Miami Beach, presenting them in a perspective that most of us probably never thought about.

Giacomo Brunos Documentary Photography of the Cinnamon Harvest in Sri Lanka

Whenever we take a look at the works of Milan-based Giacomo Bruno, he proves each time that he should be in everyone's list of exemplary documentary photographers. Today, we place the spotlight on another beautiful set from his visit in Sri Lanka, this time telling us about another of the country's raw gold agricultural products: cinnamon.

Skanda Gautam Showcases the Colors of Maha Shivaratri Festival in Nepal

Festivals are among the events and photo opportunities sought after by photographers interested in story-driven imagery, such as documentary, travel, and street photography. It's easy to see what makes it so captivating for both photographers and viewers alike, as we see in the vibrant festival snaps of Kathmandu-based photojournalist Skanda Gautam.

Dylan Lucas Gordon Seeks Adventure in the Russian Arctic Circle

If you're craving for an adventure, we have just the right stuff to inspire you with some wanderlust. In his playful and stunning photo diary, California-based photographerDylan Lucas Gordon shares what went down during his trip to the Russian Arctic Circle in search of waves to surf and concrete to skate.

Przemyslaw Kruk Captures the Mystic Beauty of Tatra Mountains

The mountains are a favorite of many landscape and travel photographers not only for their scenic charm, but also for their unique mood and energy. Whether in color or black and white, and whatever the chosen medium, the goal of every landscape photographer is to capture the mystic beauty they find in every jagged peak and gentle slope.

Northen Lights And Fjords

Instagram is changing the way we travel, for sure! I never imagined places that are popping up every day on various traveling pages, so until a few years ago I didn't even know about Lofoten. A very special place that every adventurer should see.

Reza Bassiri Captures Osakas Glow with Kodak Portra

Japan never fails to amaze in many ways, especially when it comes to everyday scenes and city life to phsxotograph. Tokyo is a crowd pleaser and a firm favorite of travelers and photographers, but it's just one of the country's stunning cities to visit and experience.

Cheap Photo: $50 Off The Art Of Travel Photography Video Course

Are you interested in learning more about being a travel photographer? There is much more to it, if you want to do it right, than you may think before looking into it. This isn't just about packing your camera when you go on vacation, this is about how to shoot images that people will want to see, covering everything from packing your bag to processing your images.

Maciej Kalkosinski on Photographing Icelands Landscapes in Black and White

If you ever got into landscape photography, you know that there are places that act as a magnet for shooters. I always felt that uncontrollable force gravitating me towards vast empty spaces. That was the reason I moved from central Europe to Scandinavia, and that was the reason I always wanted to visit Iceland. Making my dream come true was not that easy though.

Why You Should Do the One Camera, One Lens Challenge

There are many reasons and advantages for using different lenses for your photography, especially when you're doing it for commercial work or specialized projects. Still, we come across photography tests like the "one camera, one lens" challenge, the goal of which is to see what kind of images we'll come up with if we have to push through the limitations of using just one lens.

I Went To Paris To Show That It Is Not All About The Eiffel Tower And Fancy Shops

I'm David Tesinsky from Prague and I'm an independent photographer of the subcultures, urban cultures, street stories and people's stories in general AKA reportage/social documentary photography. I've made this series about “different” perspective of this city when you point your eyes up from Eiffel tower down to the ground to show that this city is not just a fake romance.

Photographer Takes Pictures Of Abandoned Buildings Around Europe

Matthias Haker is a German photographer and a student of computer science who discovered his passion for photography about 10 years ago. Since then he’s traveling around Europe to capture the beauty of abandoned buildings that is one of his favorite subjects to immortalize.

Highway To Yell In North Korea

Travelling on the highways in North Korea is a great experience, as it allows us to see the daily life of the country not controlled by the government like in Pyongyang. The highways connect the main towns of the counties and are totally car-free.

10+ Photos That Reveal The Magic Of Dutch Forests

You might know my name from my other popular photo series from the Netherlands with the last one being about the Purple Heather in my country. Check them out at Bored Panda. With my photo series I am trying to show the non-standard beauty of my country.

I Got Lost In The Lights Of Milan At Night

My name is Davide Sasso and I’m a photographer. Last year I had the opportunity to visit the most beautiful places in Italy: Venice, Florence, Rome, and many other incredible cities, full of art, history, and beauty.

It Doesnt Matter What Equipment You Shoot With

I have been shooting with my phone (IPhone 5S) and I found it hard to get a camera, and now i'm using a 200$ DLSR camera (Nikon D3200) with a basic lens (18-55mm) to shoot and from that I just learn that it doesn’t really matter what equipment you got, as long as you love what you do.. just do it with what you’ve got

I Spent 2 Days Photographing Streets Of Jaipur, India From A Taxi And Here Is The Result

It was a last minute trip: the flights were affordable and I already went through 7 circles of hell to get my visa to India earlier that year (that’s a separate story). One Friday evening, after getting an email for a deal from a low cost airline, my husband and I hopped on a plane to Jaipur, Rajastan. No plans, no reservations, no prior research.

A Letter To My Parents

I do travel photography. I call it travel photography because I take my shots while traveling. I'm inspired to create my works by paintings and drawings.

Cycling Across Canada: A Photography Adventure Begins

Jonathon Reed and Asad Chishti are documenting unheard stories across the Canadian landscape through the lenses of their cameras. The post Cycling Across Canada: A Photography Adventure Begins appeared first on 500px ISO.