Que ce soit dans les montagnes d’Auvergne, où il vit, sur les hauts plateaux d’Abyssinie, dans les immensités glacées du Varanger, parmi les pics vertigineux du Huang Shan ou encore dans les Highlands écossaises, Emmanuel Boitier recherche et apprécie les endroits où la nature, véritablement prégnante, offre un espace infini. Des endroits où l’homme et la nature n’ont d’autres choix que de vivre ensemble et non l’un à côté de l’autre. Des endroits où la nature impose le rythme des vies. Il nous raconte ci-dessous l’un de ses voyages.
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Les montagnes célestes du Huang Shan par Emmanuel Boitier
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A photographer has shared a series of images highlighting the vibrant beauty of the famous hot air balloons commonly seen in Cappadocia, Turkey.
The images were taken by Kristina Makeeva, a 29-year old photographer from Moscow, and show the balloons flying over the picturesque landscapes and valleys of the region. Known as one of the most popular places in the world for balloon rides, attracting enthusiasts and travellers year round for the experience, Cappadocia features spectacular surrealistic landscapes and breath-taking views, making it a dream destination for photographers. “When my team and I first visited Cappadocia, we were shocked by the beauty of this place. The unique rock formations and underground cities in conjunction with the balloons turn the area into a fairy tale land. Shooting there is really not difficult, it is enough to just set the focus and press the shutter button on the camera,” Kristina told Lonely Planet Travel News.
« We speak to travel and destination photographer, Conor MacNeill, who’s passion for travel has lead him to over 60 countries so far. He not only visits the main destinations and puts his unique photographic twist on things, but also manages to capture the essence of a country by visiting the paths less-travelled… »
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Under The Green of The Night, The Horses Did Roam
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Whether the weather brings frosty snow or sparkling sunshine, Magyar photographer Tamás Rizsavi is often out and about in Budapest capturing the beauty of the changing seasons in Hungary’s capital. The awe-inspiring artist especially likes taking mysterious shots of the city when it is covered in a thick layer of milky fog, which has recently been shaping the urban landscape. The talented photographer recently shared some of his favorite foggy shots from the last four years on Bored Panda, portraying several Budapest landmarks such as the beautiful bridges, the Buda Castle, and the Parliament.
Gokyo Lakes Trek, Nepal A hike to Gokyo Ri will take you over 17,000 feet above the Himalaya. Above lakes and clouds you’ll get a whole new perspective on its neighbor, Mount Everest.
Photograph by Kiwisoul, Getty Images
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Zhangye Danxia Landform, China The colorful striations of the Zhangye Danxia landform in Zhangye, China.
Photograph by Melinda Chan, Getty Images
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Jigoku Valley, Japan Colorful foliage surrounds Oyunuma Lake in Jigoku-Dani, Noboribetsu, Japan. The thermal hot springs are a popular stop for visitors in Shikotsu-Toya National Park.
Photograph by Sean Paveone, Getty Images
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Hang Son Doong Cave, Vietnam There is plenty to discover in Hang Son Doong cave in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam. The cave is one of the largest in the world and requires a licensed guide to explore.
Photograph by Cartsen Peter, National Geographic Creative
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Adventure and travel photographer Callum Snape shares his advice on social media storytelling.
Callum Snape is a new breed of travel and adventure photographer, who uses the power of social media to reach out to a rapidly growing audience. With 600,000 followers on his Instagram account, he must be doing something right, as CPN Editor David Corfield discovers…
What comes first: the adventure or the image? Callum Snape takes a moment to ponder. “It used to be the adventure,” he reflects. “If I didn’t have that passion for travel then I wouldn’t be doing what I do now. But as I have got more experienced, it’s definitely become the image. The photo takes priority now; it absolutely must.”