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The world is full of places that inspire millions of people every day. From the colourful urban landscape of Stockholm underground to the untouched natural parks of Namibia, inspiration is limitless.

 

Johannesburg, South Africa (24 June 2022) – The Namib-Naukluft National Park in Namibia has found itself on a list of the ten least well-known places that offer stunning opportunities for photographers!

The study, conducted by passport photo experts Passport-photo.online, analysed Google worldwide search data for more than 120 photography paradises and ranked them according to the average monthly searches they receive. 

According to the results, these are the ten least well-known places that offer stunning opportunities for photographers:

Stairway to Nothingness, Austria

Located in the Austrian Alps, at the Dachstein Glacier resort, this 1,300ft tall suspension bridge offers spectacular mountain views. With an average of just 150 monthly Google searches worldwide, this location is the absolute best-kept photography secret in the world.

Namibia Listed as "Most Unknown Paradises in the World to Visit"
Photo Cred: Passport-photo.online

Beenkeragh, Ireland

With an average of only 400 Google searches per month, Beenkeragh is the second hidden gem for photographers to take breathtaking pictures. As the second-highest peak in Ireland (rising 1,008.2 metres above ground level), this is the perfect location for hikers and climbers from all over the world.

Namibia Listed as "Most Unknown Paradises in the World to Visit"
Photo Cred: Passport-photo.online

Salar the Uyuni salt flats, Bolivia

Located in the Uyuni region in Bolivia, Salar the Uyuni is the world’s largest salt flat (extending for over 10,000 square kilometres). Registering an average search volume of just 400 searches worldwide, this astonishing place is the ideal location for photographers looking for breathtaking shots.

Namibia Listed as "Most Unknown Paradises in the World to Visit"
Photo Cred: Passport-photo.online

Vatnajökull ice cave, Iceland

Ice caves are one of Iceland’s best natural wonders, and the Vatnajökull cave offers a wonderful experience to photographers and adventurers from all over the world. With an average of 400 monthly Google searches worldwide, Iceland’s ice caves are the third-best kept photography hidden gem in the world.

Namibia Listed as "Most Unknown Paradises in the World to Visit"
Photo Cred: Passport-photo.online

Waitomo Glowworm cave, New Zealand

Known as one of New Zealand’s best attractions, Waitomo’s Glowworm cave is a true paradise for photographers and travellers from all over the globe. With an average of 400 monthly Google searches worldwide, the cave offers a boat tour where it is possible to closely observe these tiny sparkly creatures illuminating the dark.

Namibia Listed as "Most Unknown Paradises in the World to Visit"
Photo Cred: Passport-photo.online

The Lofoten Islands, Norway

The Loften Islands are an archipelago in Norway known for their characteristic landscape. With around 450 monthly Google searches worldwide, the islands are the sixth hidden paradise for photographers, offering sea, lakes, mountains, and hill views for amazing pictures.

Namibia Listed as "Most Unknown Paradises in the World to Visit"
Photo Cred: Passport-photo.online

Stockholm Underground, Sweden

Known for its artsy stations, Stockholm Underground is the seventh least searched spot for photographers. Registering an average of 600 Google searches worldwide, this underground treasure is gold for urban photographers and travellers.

Namibia Listed as "Most Unknown Paradises in the World to Visit"
Photo Cred: Passport-photo.online

Valensole Plateau, France

Situated in the region of Provence, in France, Valensole Plateau is the perfect spot for romantic souls to visit during the lavender season. Registering an average Google search volume of 600 worldwide, this location is the eighth least Googled photographer’s hidden gem.

Namibia Listed as "Most Unknown Paradises in the World to Visit"
Photo Cred: Passport-photo.online

The Canadian Rockies, Canada

With an average of 800 monthly Google Searches worldwide, the Canadian Rockies are the ninth-best kept photography secret. Located between British Columbia and Alberta provinces, these mountains offer spectacular natural views and a diverse, preserved wildlife.

Namibia Listed as "Most Unknown Paradises in the World to Visit"
Photo Cred: Passport-photo.online

Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia, South Africa

Finally, with 1,100 Google searches worldwide, Namib-Naukluft National Park is the 10th best-hidden gem destination for photographers. Characteristic of its Namib desert and Atlantic coast landscapes, this is a proper hidden gem for wildlife photographers.

Namibia Listed as "Most Unknown Paradises in the World to Visit"
Photo Cred: Passport-photo.online

The world is full of places that inspire millions of people every day. From the colourful urban landscape of Stockholm underground to the untouched natural parks of Namib-Naukluft, inspiration is limitless.

This data demonstrates that some places offer amazing opportunities to get a truly unique photograph, showing there is always something else to discover and immortalise with a snap,” a spokesperson for Passport-photo.online comments on the findings.


Sources: Passport-photo.online 
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