20 Awesome Instagram Travel Photographers You Need To Follow

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Best Instagram Travel Photographers


Need travel inspiration? Follow my favorite Instagram travel photographers as they capture beautiful images of people, landscapes, and animals around the world.

Checking in on my favorite travel Instagramers has become an almost daily routine. They provide me with a little snapshot into their lives. A compact digital postcard from very different parts of the world.

There are plenty of great brand-powered accounts out there too. My favorites include Lonely Planet, GoPro, National Geographic, and Arc’teryx. However for this breakdown I wanted to feature personal ones.

Keep in mind my list here is completely subjective. Some of these accounts are more personality driven, while others create a steady stream of incredible & diverse travel images from across the planet.

Check em’ out, and get inspired by some amazing travel photos!

Best Instagram Travelers (2016)

Expert Vagabond

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Yeah, that’s me! Before I share my favorite Instagram travel photographers, I wanted to introduce you to my account first. Shameless self-promotion.

Do you love epic landscapes & adventure photography?

Well you’ll love my account! I’ve been traveling full-time for the past 5 years — doing things like hitchhiking across the United States, scuba diving around the world, trekking remote mountain ranges, photographing northern lights in the arctic, and more.

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Michael Christopher Brown

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Instagram Travel Photographer Michael Christopher Brown


Michael is a proper photojournalist covering news on assignment in places like China, Libya, the Congo for National Geographic. Producing very powerful images, his portraits are especially impressive.

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Kirsten Alana

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Instagram Travel Photographer Kirsten Alana


Not only does Kirsten shoot awesome travel photos, her updates are like mini blog posts full of information about the area she’s visiting.

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Daniel Kordan

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Instagram Travel Photographer Daniel Kordan


Daniel shoots breathtaking landscape photography from places like Norway, Russia, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, and more. I’m always inspired by his feed.

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World Of Wanderlust

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Instagram Travel Photographer Brooke Saward


Brooke is a 24 year old Australian with a severe case of wanderlust. She seems to travel non-stop, sharing her adventures from popular vacation destinations around the world.

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Be My Travel Muse

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Instagram Travel Photographer Kristin Addis


Kristin is a former investment banker who got fed up with corporate life, and now travels the world seeking off-the-beaten-path adventures.

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Chris Burkard

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Instagram Travel Photographer Chris Burkard

Chris is one of the most famous adventure & landscape photographers on Instagram featuring people engaging in fun outdoor activities.

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Lauren Bath

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Instagram Travel Photographer Lauren Bath


Known as Australia’s first professional Instagrammer, Lauren has been capturing beautiful photos of her travels and sharing them for the rest of us.

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Young Adventuress

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Instagram Travel Photographer Liz Carlson


I always enjoy Liz’s scenic photo updates as she hikes, flies, and swims her way through Europe, the Middle East, and New Zealand.

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Le Backpacker

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Instagram Travel Photographer Johan Lolos

Johan is a world explorer with a passion for the outdoors and the wilderness, photographing places like New Zealand, Australia, and Canada.

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Round The World Girl

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Instagram Travel Photographer Elise Sterck

Elise’s earliest memories involve being outside exploring the beautiful natural world. This experience has shaped her photography into what it is today.

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Foster Hunting

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Instagram Travel Photographer Foster Hunting

Foster gave up his desk job to explore North America living from his van and surfing along the way. He shoots some mighty fine images of his journeys along the way.

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Tiff Penguin

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Instagram Travel Photographer Tiffany Nguyen

Tiffany works as a dentist but loves to travel with a camera in her spare time. Her photos are full of colorful adventures in the mountains.

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The Planet D

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Instagram Travel Photographer Dave Bouskill

Probably my favorite travel personalities online, Dave & Deb share their adventures around the planet with both beautiful images and humor. Their motto is that adventure is for everyone!

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The Blonde Abroad

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Instagram Travel Photographer Kiersten Rich

Kiersten’s stream contains fun photos of food and festivals on her frequent travels. All the super sexy bikini shots certainly don’t hurt either!

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Trey Ratcliff

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Instagram Travel Photographer Trey Ratcliff

Trey’s photography is full of vibrant color and some of the world’s most inspiring landscapes. His images from Burning Man are some of my favorites.

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Uncornered Market

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Instagram Travel Photographer Daniel Noll

Dan & Audrey’s travels through Europe, Asia, and Africa are shared using some fascinating photos on their feed. I always look forward to their updates.

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Everything Everywhere

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Instagram Travel Photographer Gary Arndt

Gary’s award-winning photography takes you on a virtual tour through some of the many UNESCO World Heritage Sites he visits from around the world.

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Cole Rise

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Instagram Travel Photographer Cole Rise

Cole has some of the most beautiful photography on Instagram. Fly around the world with him and get inspired to visit the same places one day.

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I hope you enjoyed my choices for some of the best Instagram travel photographers to follow! Feel free to share your favorites in the comments, and remember to check out my feed: Instagram.com/expertvagabond

Thanks so much, and happy travels! ★

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