August 19th, 2017 is World Photo Day, a global event that aspires to create a positive change in the world through photography. To help support this occasion, we asked Your Local Partners Worldwide for shorex suggestions that feature incredible scenery, iconic buildings or photo-friendly landmarks – helping all aspiring photographers capture that perfect moment in time.
Discover the incredible scenery in South Mauritius
Snap amazing photos at Ganga Talao, a local Hindu community situated inside a dormant volcano crater, before gazing upon the Seven Colours of Chamarel; a local township built upon vivid, multicoloured earth dunes. Take amazing pictures of the Southwest Coast from a mountain side restaurant before visiting the isolated La Prarie Beach, which offers incredible views of Morne Brabant Mountain, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Photographic Expedition in the Scottish Highlands
Join Tim Winterburn, expert guide and professional photographer, to capture the perfect photo of Scotland’s highlands, which is famed for its ancient castles, ruined churches, natural rivers & waterfalls, serene lochs, foggy mountainscapes and iconic whiskey distilleries.
Temples, Palaces and Flower Markets in Bangkok
Scale the “Stairway to Heaven” to reach the Golden Mountain Pagoda, before visiting the Jestadabodin Pavilion – a photographer’s dream site as it features Loha Prasat (Metal Castle) as a backdrop. Snap some pictures in motion on your Tuk Tuk ride along Rachadamneon Klang, which is home to many iconic buildings, including Democracy Monument, Royal Field and the Grand Palace. End your perfect day in a cacophony of colour at the famous Flower Market
Picture Perfect: See Niagara Falls from Canada & the USA!
Prepare your cameras for an up-close & personal view of one of this iconic natural wonder onboard a boat at the foot of the American Falls and the basin of the Horseshoe Falls, before embracing the forces of nature in the Cave of Winds, which offers amazing photo opportunities from the “Hurricane Deck“. Then cross the border to Canada to see the Niagara Falls from a luxurious setting – at 775 feet in the Revolving Dining Room atop the Skylon Tower.
Photos from Down Under: Cape Le Grand National Park
Take postcard worthy photos and become amazed by the granite peaks, sweeping landscapes and turquoise blue water found at Cape Le Grand National Park. Swim at the country’s “whitest beach” and document the local wildlife at this idyllic strand, where even the kangaroos come to lounge on its pristine shoreline.
4×4 Photo-rally in Porto
Hop on one of these iconic off-road, Portuguese made 4x4s (UMM Jeeps) with an expert photographer-guide and discover Porto’s secret corners. Get snapping as you explore this fantastic city and its plethora of landmarks, including the sky-high miradouros (lookouts), imposing Sé Cathedral Terrace, soaring bell towers, baroque churches and the palm-fringed, fountain speckled Jardim do Palácio de Cristal gardens.