Travel Photography in Addis Ababa


Photo Spot Summary

Country: Ethiopia

Category: Travel

City: Addis Ababa

GPS Latitude: 8.980603

GPS Longitude: 38.757759


Addis Ababa is the capital and the largest city of Ethiopia. The best way to get into the country is to fly into the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.

Photo Spot Details

Ethiopia is a fantastic country to visit and take pictures of people and landscapes. There are many street photography opportunities in Addis Ababa, with people, cars and buildings creating great opportunities for unique photographs. People are very friendly here and the food is amazing. The below images were taken during my trip to Addis Ababa:

X20 @ 28.4mm, ISO 100, 1/280, f/3.2
X20 @ 7.1mm, ISO 400, 1/640, f/4.0
X20 @ 7.1mm, ISO 100, 1/1400, f/4.0
X20 @ 25.6mm, ISO 100, 1/600, f/4.0
X20 @ 7.1mm, ISO 320, 1/210, f/5.6
X20 @ 28.4mm, ISO 200, 1/340, f/6.4
X20 @ 11.3mm, ISO 200, 10/2400, f/6.4

All these pictures were taken with a Fujifilm X100 and X20 cameras. The images were post-processed with Photoshop (only levels and framing), without any local treatments.

Reader Interactions


  1. Young Bui
    April 19, 2019 at 9:20 pm

    We need your advices:
    A group of 4 photographer to plan to come Ethiopia for a photography tour in 10 days in May or June 2019. May we ask someone to know our questions.

    1. We know the weather , temperature are very nice for the travelers in May and June. But:
    – We our most concern about is safe to the foreigner the Ethiopia country. See the advisory for USA:…isory.html
    – Are they the civil war now?
    – Can you suggest the best locations to take the landscape,, people’s photography? are location safe to go.

    – We are appreciated anythings to advise for our trip

  2. Jordi
    March 26, 2019 at 11:30 am

    Thank you very much .

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