Photo Spots Archive - Page 16

National Mall

The National Mall area remains very active from dusk to after dark, with many visitors enjoying the views of the memorials and surroundings well into the night. It is a great time for photography as well with the warmer colours and low angle of the setting sun, backlighting opportunities, and…

Sacred Heart Cathedral

The entry to the church is free and being a National Historic Monument, one can walk in anytime after the church sessions. Tripod is allowed but should not cause a disturbance to others. I used Tamaron f 3.4 10-24 mm and any low light sensitive lenses should work. Richmond down…

Middleton Place

This place is in the site of an ancient plantation. You can freely walk there, in the riverside, and enjoy the nice gardens. There is also a part where people are making pottery or barrel as in the 18th/19th century and you can talk with them. If you go there,…

Babughat

Babughat is one of the many ghats built along the river bank of Hooghly along the Strand Road. The best time to visit is during the Durga Puja festival which happens around October in Kolkata. On the tenth day of the festival, the idols of Goddess Durga are brought to…

Horseshoe Bend

Easy to get to, no need for tickets and careful planning. But it does require 15 minutes of hiking in loose sand. There is plenty of parking but to get best spot on the edge arrive early. Do not rush when you are close to the edge. Be mindful of…

Cloud Gate at Night

Everyone in Chicago can tell you about “The Bean”. Not everyone will remember that its official name is Cloud Gate. Made of highly polished stainless steel plates, its beautiful shape (from which it got its name) and amazing reflective properties makes this a great sculpture and a wonderful photographic opportunity.

Chobe National Park

To describe Chobe in a short paragraph is akin to draining the Zambezi River with a straw. This park, and in particular the opportunities for game viewing near the river (or on the river) are among the best anywhere in the world. Not only do you have massive herds of…

Point Lobos State Reserve

Cypress tree trail is the most popular. Free tours with volunteers are available during the day. Also famous spot especially for photographers is China cove where wild life rests. Zoom lens will be useful to spot whales and wild life. There are some volunteers with large scopes that will spot…

Wildlife in Yellowstone National Park

Drive through the Grand loop area you will be able to spot Deer, Elk, Bear, Bison, Wolf etc., along the road. Best time of the day is early morning as the crowd along the roads are less and you can spot more wildlife than later in the day. Always maintain…

Sugarloaf Mountains

To get to location you might need 4WD but it is not a must. You can drive to most spots on a coupe which is what I did. Several camping locations around this area which is free and first come first serve. Being close to Boulder light pollution isn’t really…