#ExploreSaturday is ON! Tag your Adventure Squad! Here’s our travel editor @stevebram after rappelling into Claustral Canyon, Australia — where Jurassic ferns grow right on the canyon walls. 📷 by the incredible @jakeandersonphotography #neverstopexploring #adventureisoutthere #wanderlust #exploreaustralia #adventurevisuals
Last Updated: July 31st
Instagram has helped level the travel industry playing field. We can all go out and score evocative photos, then post them on our feeds. Still, there are a plenty of brave adventurers out there who’ve thrown off the cubicle yoke and devoted their lives to making art while traveling. They’re celebrating the world while giving us a window into all those enticing places that are over the hills and far away.
We decided to round up some of our favorite travel photographers on Instagram. We whittled a monstrous list down to thirty-five stellar sets of eyes, all of whom capture this world in a thrilling way.
Here are our favorite travel photographers on Instagram right now:
DANYA SCHWERTFEGER — 5.2k Followers
Danya Schwertfeger surfs, skates, lives in a van, sews, builds, and takes photos. He’s the 21st century’s wanderlust archetype all the way down to the Rumplestiltskin-spun golden straw hair that’s mussed just enough.
Schwertfeger’s photos are glimpses into the great wild yonder. There’s a lot of surfing involved, as that’s one of his main focal points. Where Schwertfeger really shines is in the beauty of the road. While a lot of travel-related Instagram can be reduced to this one GIF, Schwertfeger doesn’t over-sexualize his subjects. Yet, he’s still able to make every shot feel sexy and adventurous.