Posts Tagged 'photo'

Country Music Hall of Fame in Central Tennessee


What:  colorful historic & artistic cultural icons!

222 Fifth Ave South, Nashville TN

Nearby city directions/map:  Nashville, Tennessee
Nearby visitors bureau
Nashville CVB  800-657-6910
Nearby bigger city directions/map: 
Atlanta, Georgia

Additional Tip:  look for interesting details; no flash allowed but most displays are well lit


Main Street Haworth in West Yorkshire England


What:  a hillside cobblestone street lined with craft shops, tea rooms, cafes, & pubs — explore them inside & out!

Main Street, Haworth, England

Nearby city directions/map: Leeds, England
Nearby visitors bureau
Haworth Tourist Information
Nearby bigger city directions/map: 
Manchester, England

Additional Tip:  go to top of Main to find historic buildings & details related to lives of Bronte Sisters, famous novelists

Inn at Loretto in North Central New Mexico


What:  Adobe-style architecture lined by luminarias is viewed from a public street!

Inn at Loretto, 211 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM

Nearby city directions/map:  Albuquerque, New Mexico
Nearby visitors bureauSanta Fe CVB  800-777-2489
Nearby bigger city directions/map: Denver, Colorado

Additional Tip:  luminarias are in place only during winter holiday season; city has plenty of Adobe-style architecture year-round

Equatorial Monument in Quito Ecuador


What:  a big red line marking the Earth’s equator as defined by the sun!

La Mitad del Mundo, Pichincha

Nearby city directions/map: 
Quito, Ecuador
Nearby visitors bureauQuito Visitors Bureau  +593 3 295 9632

Additional Tip:  grab candids of other visitors acting goofy as they straddle line; there is also nearby less photogenic GPS equatorial line

Lucy the Margate Elephant in Southern New Jersey



Lucy the Margate Elephant in Southern New Jersey

What:  a six-story wood & tin 1882 animal- shaped motel at the Atlantic Ocean shore!

9200 Atlantic Ave., Margate, NJ,

Nearby city directions/map: 
Atlantic City, New Jersey
Nearby visitors bureauAtlantic City Tourism  888-AC-VISIT
Nearby bigger city directions/map: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Additional Tip:  try requesting permission to take photos inside Lucy;  Victorian village of Cape May is about 39 miles south; Atlantic City Boardwalk is about 6 miles north

Portland Head Light in Southeast Maine

What:  year-round photogenic lighthouse on rocky coast above crashing waves!

Nearby city directions/map:  Portland, Maine
Nearby visitors bureauTravel Portland  800-962-3700
Nearby bigger city directions/map: Boston, Massachusetts

Additional Tip:  if tide is low, try using surrounding rocks to make photo more dramatic; many other lighthouses in region

La Joute in Montreal Quebec Canada


La Joute in Montreal Quebec Canada

What:  a fountain/sculpture in a public square with hourly fog and fire performances!
Where:  Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle in the Quartier International de Montréal
City map:  Montreal
Visitors bureauTourism Montreal  877-BONJOUR
Nearby bigger city directions/map: New York, NY

Additional Tip:  performances start 20 minutes after the hour to 11PM; none if frozen; explore nearby colorful Convention Centre!

As a full time travel photographer who supplies new photos to more visitors bureaus than anyone else in the world, Jeff Greenberg loves to travel & take new photos of attractions & activities. In this daily blog, he lets you know about attractions & activities that stand out as offering something extra to photographers!
Editor Rosie Betancourt tells you what, where, & how to get there! Make suggestions to improve blog:
1. as time passes, some things change, so make sure nothing has changed wherever you go to take new photos by contacting attraction or visitors bureau in advance
2. when taking new photos on private property, use your own judgment as to when to ask permission first
3. most photos in blog taken by handheld digital camera with small flash attached to camera hot shoe; some evening shots required tripod
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