10 Places Handpicked For Photography in India

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Photography is an intricate art that needs focus, talent and breathtaking destination. Fortunately for Indians, our mother-land has too many beautiful lands. Some may be barren some full of greenery and some a mix of both. It is truly a paradise for a photographer.

Both a professional or a newbie, the rich culture and natural beauty of the hills, dessert, waterfalls, and the forest will be a perfect capture for your lens.

If you have just bought a DSLR and wants to horn your photography skills or need a destination for a pre-wedding shoot, check out these handpicked places that will mesmerise you. I promise you; you won’t stop clicking.

1. Rajasthan

The dessert King of India- Rajasthan is a famous photography destination. The barren land may be harsh but is equally breath-taking. All cities of this state have scenic places that are perfect for any shoot.

But the most famous are- Jodhpur with its forts and havelis; Jaipur again for forts like Amber Fort, the beautiful and ever chaotic market; Udaipur with its floating lake and greenery; Pushkar and Ajmer for fairs etc. every city has a story to tell and the power to hypnotize anyone with its beauty.

2. Ladakh

Ladakh is famous for its harsh climate and tough terrains. But the most sensational part about this unbelievable place is its mountains, white sands in Nubra Valley, Pangork Lake’s blue water. The impossible sight of the city touching the clear blue sky is sensational.

The place is perfect for picturesque shots and will inspire you with the silence in the Buddhist monastery and the misty windows, and the singing birds will make your day.

3. Varanasi

The holy city of India- Varanasi is full of life, colors, religion, and serenity that you won’t find anywhere else.

The boat rides and 80 river ghats filled with diyas and chanting is ideal for some unique photos.

The history and beliefs that flows through the veins of this city will undoubtedly make your picture more appealing.

4. Athirapally, Kerela

If you’re fond of nature photography visiting this place is quintessential for you. The mega waterfall through rocky heights engulfed with greenery will take your breath away.

A lot of endemic and endangered species of animals and plants are found here and will give you the opportunity for some rare snaps.

5. Kaziranga, Assam

This is heaven for wildlife photography enthusiast. Kaziranga is home to so many things, from tall elephant grass, dense tropical forest and four rivers at cross hands mixed with one-horned rhinos, tigers, Barasinghas and so many endangered animals.

This mix of nature and animals will definitely give you some amazing and never seen before moments to capture.

6. Caves of Maharashtra

The artistic and stupendous work of caves is always a treat for a lensman, who wants to click something different and wants a more realistic background.

The caves of Maharashtra like Ellora, Ajanta, and Elephanta caves are a unique destination for taking a meticulous shot.

7. Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Mind-blowing Underwater photography can be done in the beautiful islands of Andaman and Nicobar.

The islands filled with colorful fish, sunken ships, volcanic lava and pristine marine life will leave you awestruck and photography done here is no less than heaven for rare collectors.

8. Kolkata

If you want to capture the old India in its pristine form, Kolkata the capital of West Bengal is the place for you. From hand-drawn rickshaw to old buildings, it truly captures the soul of India.

The Howrah Bridge, park street, and Kalighat Temple are some places that will satisfy your lens.

9. Taj Mahal, Agra

One of the seven wonders of the world, this is a perfect place for shooting a pre-wedding photo-shoot. The epitome of ever-lasting love-Taj Mahal is a beautiful location that will enthrall you.

10. Living roots bridges, Meghalaya

The living roots bridges feels like a dream. It’s so mesmerizing that you may need to pinch yourself to actually believe what you’re seeing. The bridges are made of long rocks that are strong enough to carry 50 persons at a time.

A part of UNESCO- world heritage, this beauty will make you speechless and you won’t stop clicking.

Having your camera at the right time and right place will not only give you the perfect shot but will also give you memories for life. And believe me, people will not stop appreciating the photographer in you.

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