Editor’s Note – DL Cade is the Editor in Chief for the popular photo sharing community 500px, where he runs the rapidly growing 500px ISO blog.
With a constantly evolving collection of over 50 million photos by 5+ million photographers at his disposal, Cade shares tips, tutorials, photo stories, photographer spotlights and more from one of the most vibrant photo communities on Earth.
Each Friday, Cade and Resource Travel Editor In Chief Michael Bonocore share their favorite travel photos. Check out Bonocore’s selections on iso.500px.com.
I’ve been thinking a lot about what makes a great travel photo this week, and I think I’ve arrived at something of a definition for myself. For me, the best travel photography makes me feel like I’m there.
Landscapes need to put me in a state of reverie; portraits need to draw me in so that I find myself asking, almost without meaning to, “what is this person’s story?”; but travel photos… travel photos need to put me in a traveller’s shoes so that I, too, get to experience that place and that moment in time.
My goal this week was to select photos that captured this feeling. Photos that felt like stumbling unawares into a moment on the other side of the world. Photos that keep me wide-eyed and inspired and almost uncomfortably excited about the next trip I can afford to take.
Author’s Note: If you want to contribute to next week’s list or possibly end up on the list Michael publishes on the 500px ISO blog, upload your favorite travel photo to 500px and tag it with #ResourceTravel500px. If not… that’s okay too. Just scroll down and enjoy this week’s Top 10 Travel Photos!
by Dale Johnson
Wat Chaiwatthanaram, Ayutthaya Historical Park, Thailand
by Anuchit Sundarakiti
Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia
by Gemma Ferrando Palau
Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA
by Patrice Thomas
Big Island, Hawaii, USA
by CJ Kale
Punakha Dzong, Bhutan
by Steve Evans
Salay Township, Myanmar
by Zay Yar Lin
by Tasos Anestis
by Alex Hill
by Katie Laskowska
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