One cannot deny the fact that India is indeed a land filled with mystery and diversity and has indefinite places which are great photography subjects. However, there are quite a few which are more inviting to the camera's eye than others, simply due to the exquisite beauty or their vibrant culture.
With 2017 almost coming to an end, it is time to have a look at some the most beautiful places which have been attracting shutterbugs all year long. In case you haven't travelled to them this year, no need to worry as 2018 has several long weekends. You can head to these locations to capture the true essence of the country.
If you happen to participate in a photography competition with the theme Surreal, you'll find a perfect picture for the same in this destination.
All you got do is pick up your camera and head straight to the Great Rann of Kutch, as the place casts a magical spell with its out of the world panoramic views. A visit during a full moon night to this salt desert is truly a magical experience.
Valley Of Flowers
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It is not surprising that an overwhelming number of flowers in one single frame would make you click multiple pictures. With the snow-capped mountains at the backgrounds, the vibrant-coloured flowers is a sight which can be best described in a well-composed panoramic picture.
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Often called the Niagara of India, Athirapally waterfalls is undoubtedly one of the best places which would make you fall in love with its environment.
Hence, photography enthusiasts head to this cascading beauty in Kerala to experience the enormous waterfalls in the best of natural surroundings.
As one steps on this beautiful archipelago, one would come across never seen before hues of blue and green together in one single frame.
Don't just go about hopping around the beaches but also go capture the charm of the place and visit the shacks and cafes on the shores, in case you happen to get tired of all the waves.
Wrapped away in the far lands of Himachal Pradesh is Spiti Valley, which is a desert mountain range that gives you an impression of moonscape on earth. A ride through the valley would get one some incredible pictures and an inside experience of Tibetan culture.
There is no need for one to panic if you happen to run short of battery or memory, as the place is well known for imprinting itself in the hearts of travellers.
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A bucket list worthy place for those who love to click architecture and history is Khajuraho. The ancient city is home to some of the most beautifully crafted temples, forts and monuments that have stood the test of time.The temples here are well known for their erotic sculptures and attract a large number of visitors from across the globe.
A single trip to the holiest and oldest city in the country would help you understand why every photographer desires to visit this place multiple times.
Varanasi is one of those place from where one can capture colourful traditions, people, architectural wonders and much more.
In the words of Mark Twain, "Varanasi is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend and looks twice as old as all of them put together."
At first sight, the extreme climatic conditions of Jaisalmer might disappoint you, but wait until you come across the local dancers in their multihued costumes and camels which would help one create a beautiful picture, especially during dusk. This sight would take away all the tiredness and help you concentrate on framing the best picture.
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Ranthambore is one of the natural abodes of the majestic tiger; hence, be courageous enough to wait for the best picture. Imagine yourself as an admirer of a performance, as these beautiful beasts would come out to prowl and sweep you of your feet. The place is also well known to surprise one with its historical wonders.
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Last but not the least, the city of Agra is home to one of the most photographed monuments of the world, the Taj Mahal. The grandeur of the structure would make one rub their eyes. Once you are done gazing at it in awe, don't forget to capture one of the seven wonders of the world.