Jemaa El-Fnaa

Jemaa El-Fnaa #1

Photo Spot Summary

Country: Morocco

Category: Travel

City: Marrakesh

GPS Latitude: 31.625982

GPS Longitude: -7.989012


Jemaa El-Fnaa is a central cultural square in Marrakesh, Morocco. From any site in Marrakesh you can ideally take a cab to get to Jemaa El-Fnaa.

Photo Spot Details

Jemaa El-Fnaa is the most magical place I have seen so far. Best moment to get there is just before the sunset and to stay long after it. To compensate bad lighting, take your tripod and fast lenses along. In Jemaa El-Fnaa you will see snake charmers, fire swallowers, all sorts of magicians and so on. Due to substantial crowd, I’d stick to one lens and camera always in my hand. It is a fantastic place for street photographers, so 23 – 35mm angles do the job there well.

Jemaa El-Fnaa #2
NIKON D300 @ 32mm, ISO 1600, 10/2500, f/2.8
Jemaa El-Fnaa #3
NIKON D300 @ 32mm, ISO 1600, 10/100, f/2.8

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