Capturing beauty has been among the most revered art of all times. From sketching the Camera Obscura, to developing a film camera role, photography has evolved over a period. The different clicking errors were rectified with the invention of technology. Where a camera used to differently focus and capture, today it assists you, making life in the world of photography easier, better, faster and well-customized.
Too many people holding a DSLR would like to qualify automatically as skilled photographers, but it is unknowingly a separate study. Pursuing this study helps you realize the importance that light angles, background and exposure, play in capturing images. Photography is extremely popular among the youth and there are millions of photographers who use social media to post their talent.
For these photography skills, one thing that compliments would be a place of scenic beauty. Here we list down some of the most interesting locations pan India that the clicking community cannot resist from capturing.
Ladakh& Zanskar Valley
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The landscape dating the clouds on the territorial boundary of Kashmir would provide you excellent spots to shoot pictures. They are high altitude semi-deserts lying on the Northern flank of the Great Himalayan Range with beautiful alpine lakes. Visit these places, in summer and let the silicon sensor capture the majestic events and remote life that exists in this valley adjacent to the grand Kashmir Valley. The viewer wouldn’t wish to leave the page, without hitting the like button crediting the picture.
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The palaces of Udaipur are no less attractive as to the forts of Jaipur and any market at Jodhpur wouldn’t be lesser busting as a dune located at Jaisalmer, all of the above settings are apt for your camera to capture the riot of colours that are so abundant there.
Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh
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Madhya Pradesh is a must for all the stone lovers. These fantastically carved Hindu & Jain temples are a UNESCO World Heritage site. With the epic Kamasutra style erotic sculptures and huge domes settled under the standing pillars will require no other filter which will naturally refract through the lens into your eyes.
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The grand waterfall shelling off through the rocky heights and green cover would surely blow your mind. Many endangered and endemic species of flora and fauna are found in the forests of the Athirapilly-Vazhachal area and will fill the limited card memory you have.You will experience the thrills amidst this nature’s bounty.
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There is something surprising, in store for all the wildlife enthusiasts. Kaziranga is a vast expanse of tall elephant grass, marshland, and dense tropical forests, criss-crossed by four major rivers. This National Park has the world’s largest population of one-horned rhinoceroses, tigers, wild water buffalos, Barasinghas and many more exotic animals and birds. Photographers take back some of the most memorable moments here. The animal life here always awaits to duplicate themselves in your memory card, click them naturally as they might not specifically pose.
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A place that represents the heritage that India assumed from its ancestors, legendary collage rocks and high rising temples are attractive to turn your digital vision, capturing the scenes. If you are a rock lover, be sure you’re not stoned by the magnificence of these carved rocks that are centuries old and of utmost historical and architectural significance. The sunset here is the most watched and photographed. You would be allowed a free entry and exit, but would you be willing to leave this grandeur?
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Varanasi or Kashi or Benaras this is the spiritual city of India on the banks of the Ganges river. It might be called the city of dead today, but the view it gives to its tourists, by drawing them at the great junction of 80 river Ghats in the largest state of India would be an important photographic destination. Best time to visit would be during festivals like Mahashivratri, Holi, Ramlila or Ganga Mohatsav to capture the most magnificentsaffron-clad sages, aarti and pooja rituals.
Golden temple, Amritsar
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Sri Harmandir Sahib popularly referred to as the Golden Temple is the holiest Gurudwara. The reflection of the stable golden walls, on the flickering water surface, indents the visitor to wait back and click it. The holiness of this monument enhances with its beauty, as the sun sets or at sunrise.To get the best clicks is around Baisakhi, Guru Nanak Jayanti or Diwali when hundreds of diyas illuminate this beautiful temple so that is it etched in your memory and frame forever.
Caves of Maharashtra
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Caves have always attracted photographer with the reason of its splendour and artistic work. With the sole reason of clicking something unique, you can visit this place any time of the year. Being a tourist destination, the crowd might come your way but don’t let anyone disturb your pictures, as your skill will lately be appreciated.
Andaman & Nicobar Islands
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The place has a unique tranquilizing effect that would leave you abandoned off this world. From theme resorts to crystal clear beaches, it’s all waiting to bind you in the beauty this place gives you. It is a must for aspiring photographers, to capture at least one sunset scene that this island gives you. Kala Pathar beach, Neil islands, Blue Corals Dive and the Elephant Beach are the highlights of the Havelock Islands that are advisable to have a look at. The cellular jail, anthropological museum and a limestone cave would be an added adventure