World Photography Day: Celebrate the photographer in you at these spots in India

Updated on Aug 19, 2018 09:28 AM IST

On World Photography Day, we want to help you get the best shots for your social media page. So here’s a list of some of the best locations in India to get that perfect Insta shot.

Ladakh is every photographer’s delight.(Shutterstock)
Ladakh is every photographer’s delight.(Shutterstock)
Hindustan Times | By

There’s a photographer hidden in each one of you. Don’t believe me? Just take a quick look at your Instagram page - there are beautiful landscapes, kitschy shots with dramatic backgrounds, shots of yummy food and those #followmeto shots. So, on World Photography Day, we want to help you get the best shots for your page. So here’s a list of some of the best locations in India to get that perfect Insta shot.

Ladakh is a magical land. (Shutterstock)
Ladakh is a magical land. (Shutterstock)

Ladakh

This beautiful land of varied and dramatic landscape tops the list. It is one of the most picturesque places in India. The crystal clear water of Pangong Tso lake, the Zanskar River and the magnetic hill are all fantastic locations to click great photos. The best time is to visit between April to June and December to January.

Uttarakhand is known as the Valley of Flowers. (Shutterstock)
Uttarakhand is known as the Valley of Flowers. (Shutterstock)

Valley of Flowers

Valley Of Flowers in Uttarakhand is one of the best places to liven up your Instagram feed. From the beginning of the trek from Govindghat to the time when you’re in the valley, every sight offers something new. This place is bound to make you fall in love with its beauty.

Pondicherry’s French quarter. (Shutterstock)
Pondicherry’s French quarter. (Shutterstock)

Pondicherry

One of the most unusual towns in the country, Pondicherry offers kitschy walls with art and historical quarters that are the perfect backdrop for your photos. The town is full of beautiful French aesthetics. Don’t miss heading down to Auroville and check out the artistic homes of the people who live there. Best time to visit is during winters.

Jaipur

Vibrant, colourful, beautiful, Jaipur is a great destination for some amazing travel shots. The forts and palaces are totally going to up your Instagram game.

Radhanagar beach (Shutterstock)
Radhanagar beach (Shutterstock)

Andaman

Beautiful beaches, clean and green islands and coral reefs, Andaman can compete with any top beach destination in the world. So, if you’re a beach person, you need to show your love on your Insta page. The turquoise blue water, white sand will add dramatic effect to your photos.

Varanasi

One of the oldest living cities in India, Varanasi is a mini universe in itself. The Old World charm, aghoris around the Ganges and the evening arti are worth travelling all the way.

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    Meenakshi Iyer writes on food, fashion, technology and health for Hindustan Times. She has worked with Indian Express, Mid-Day and Reuters in the past.

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