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Best Travel Instagram Accounts

Best Travel Instagram Accounts by NomadInMe.

Here is NomadInMe’s 30 best travel instagram accounts to follow for 2021. We have picked our absolute favourite travel photographers on Instagram for the year ahead. From established, successful Instagram accounts to up and coming travel pro’s. Be sure to follow the links to their accounts and follow to see more of this great content. Here is your chance to be inspired to travel, after a year of lock down!

Joseph Linder

@josephlinderphotography

Joseph Linder is a travel and destination wedding photographer, currently based in Grand Cayman. He has a very unique style of photography, with a lot of his travel photos being themed around nature.

Joseph Linder has been taking photos for 10 years, professionally 5. Starting with landscape photography and then surf photography. Now moving into wedding and portrait photography full time. Over the years he has gained various features and editorials. Including Destination Weddings & Honeymoons Abroad’s 2020 featured Cayman Islands wedding photographer. More recently Editors choice Caribbean wedding photographer. 500px editors choice award. Guest photographer for the boom surf report capturing images of up and coming surf talent and editorials for surf brands such as Excel. As well as Forbes, Shinesty and more. Now settled in Grand Cayman focusing on People, Weddings and promoting local businesses. In the Cayman Islands Joseph is top pick amoung many of the islands concierge. As well as preffered vendour for Grand Cayman Villas and Condos, Where To Stay and other luxury travel planners.

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/josephlinderphotography/?hl=en
Web – https://www.josephlinderphotography.com/

Maxi & Emily

@_letsescapetogether_

We are Max and Em, two creatives who create travel content for our brand Lets Escape Together.  We have a passion for travelling and documenting our travels. We specialise in capturing photography and video for ourselves and clients. Lets Escape Together was created in 2017 with a passion for documenting our travels. In the beginning what started from posting the odd photo and video to Youtube and Instagram, has now evolved into traveling the world creating content for companies and brands alike. As a travel couple escaping the daily grind and traveling to different destinations, the name Lets Escape Together suited us perfectly. Through sharing our content we aim to inspire others with the same passion to see the world for how beautiful it is. Connecting people with our lens to new cultures, landscapes and people inspires us to keep doing what we love.

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/letsescapetogether/?hl=en
Web – https://letsescapetogether.com/about-us/

Chelsea Y

@chelseakauai

I’m a Hawaii-based creative and deeply curious human here practicing courage. I come from a small island in the Pacific and I’m still not quite sure how I got to live a life bigger than I ever dreamed of. For the last 3 years I’ve been hiking, diving, surfing, slacklining, and photographing my way through 53 countries and counting. I’m proud to be supported by some of my favorite brands like Canon USA, Adobe, and give preference to creating content for companies doing good.

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/chelseakauai/?hl=en
Web – https://chelsea-kauai.com/

Sam Johnson

@nomadict

My passion for photography was something that I also had when I was a child. I would find different ways to get a free version of Photoshop on my old Toshiba computer and edit all the random photos that I would take. As I moved into college, I let that passion grow distant. This is one of the biggest things I wish I could go back and reverse. I let it go because I was trying to fit a mold. Go to college, get a degree and start a career. That is what was preached to me. I didn’t see photography or digital creation as a career at the time.

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/nomadict/?hl=en
Web – https://nomadict.org/

Asa Steinars

@asasteinars

I’m Ása Steinars, an adventure photographer and videographer from Iceland. Growing up in the north, surrounded by extreme landscapes and forever changing weather has given me a tight bond to nature and its forces. This you can clearly see in my photography. I work as full time content creator and creative consultant, helping brands promote products, launch campaigns and position themselves online.

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/asasteinars/?hl=en
Web – https://asasteinars.co/

Olivier Wong

wonguy974

I am Olivier Wong, a photographer specialized in landscape, urban and travel photography based in Paris, France. Born and raised in Reunion Island, I started photography when I settled in Paris in 2013 to work as an engineer. My passion for photography grew over the years as I wandered in the capital city and traveled around the world. Even if Paris is my main source of inspiration, discovering new places, immersing myself in local culture and capturing unique moments from my perspective have consistently fascinated me. My goal is to document my travels through my photographs as I think that every picture has a story to tell.

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/wonguy974/?hl=en
Web – https://wonguy.com/about

Jude Allen

@jude_allen

I’m a travel and landscape photographer based out of San Francisco, California. I photograph people and products as well and would love to work with you. I guess you could say i’ve had a few obsessions in my lifetime. First it was skateboarding, then music and now photography. I’ve always been into artistic expression of some form, but it wasn’t until photography found me later in life did I realize my true passion.

From traveling, meeting other creative minds, overcoming challenges working with companies and brands to bring a vision to life, the possibilities and excitement are endless.  Follow me on my journey as I make my dreams become a reality and share it with the world. 

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/jude_allen/?hl=en
Web – https://www.judeallenphotography.com/

Álvaro Herrero

@mekanphotography

My name is Álvaro Herrero and I was born in Spain. For as long as I can
remember, I´ve always had a fascination with nature in all of its forms. I was
barely five years old when my grandfather gave me a pair of fins, a mask and a
snorkel and since then, I have not separated from the sea.
I started experimenting with photography when I was eight years old using my
father´s old camera. When I was thirteen, my father gave me my first SLR
camera, a Nikon F70. From that moment, photography has not stopped being
my passion.

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/mekanphotography/?hl=en
Web – https://www.alvaroherrerophotography.com/

Shane Keena

@smkeenaphotography

My work, both photographic and sculptural has always drawn on the natural world for influence. I’ve been drawn to making images for years and in the past ten years focusing on wildlife photography with an emphasis on marine mammals and other ocean dwelling creatures. I was the staff photographer for the global citizen science organization Earthwatch for their “Whales and Dolphins under the California Sun” and have done freelance work for the University of Redlands I have also done photo work for Dana Wharf Whale Watch in Dana Point, CA. My work has been featured numerous times for NatGeo’s Your Shot, been published in multiple scientific publications, and been a featured photographer in the book “Amazing Photography” published by Xposer.

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/smkeenaphotography/?hl=en
Web – https://www.shanekeenaphotography.com/

Kierra Summer

@kierra_summer

Kierra is an Alberta based commercial photographer with a passion for photography and travel. An adventurer at heart, she aspires to tell stories through her own unique lens by capturing her experiences on camera and sharing it to the world.

Her creativity and drive has acquired international clientele including Princess Cruises, Pure Michigan, Save Lands, Live Nayad, Villa Honegg, and more. Since 2019, Kierra has travelled internationally as a freelancer, photographing and filming for tourism boards, creative agencies, brands, hotels, and personal clients around the world.

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/kierra_summer/
Web – https://www.kierrasummer.com/

Martina Gebarovska

@martinagebarovska

I am Martina Gebarovska, an adventuress, outdoor lover and wedding and elopement photographer based in the Canadian Rockies. I love taking everyday moments and turning them into art. Let’s go on an adventure! I love shooting adventure elopements and intimate weddings at the top of a mountain, beside a turquoise lake or in the lush forest…

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/martinagebarovska/
Web – https://www.martinagebarovska.com/

James Rushforth

james.rushforth

James Rushforth is an experienced and professional climber, mountaineer, skier and travel writer. An acclaimed photographer and four times published author who has worked with distinguished publishing houses Rockfax, Cicerone Press and FotoVue; James is amongst the world’s most awarded photographers and was named Photographer of the Year at the International Photography Awards, British Guild of Travel Writers and Digital Splash Awards during 2018. His work has been published in numerous magazines and national newspapers including National Geographic, The Times, The Guardian and The Daily Telegraph. James also writes tutorials and blog posts for a number of popular media platforms such as Viewbug and 500px and has appeared as a judge in several global competitions

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/james.rushforth/
Web – https://www.jamesrushforth.com/about

Julia Wimmerlin

@juliawimmerlin

I am a Ukrainian-born photographer currently living in La Côte region in Switzerland. After I left my native Kiev, I lived in France, Switzerland, Great Britain, Japan, the Philippines, Spain and Hong Kong. I have degrees in Economics and Marketing that helped me to have a successful international marketing career for 15 years which I happily changed for photography in 2014. Being nearly totally self-taught I rely a lot on my advertising and marketing experience when constructing an image.

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/juliawimmerlin/
Web – https://www.juliawimmerlin.com/index

Steve Woods

steve_woods_photography

Steve is a British adventure and wildlife photographer, based in Vancouver, Canada. His aim is to photograph the natural world to show people how beautiful and awe-inspiring it is in order to highlight the danger we are inflicting on the very ecosystems we revere so much.

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/steve_woods_photography/
Web – https://stevewoodsphotography.com/

Nash Hagen

@nashhagen

My name is Nash and I love creating epic content for brands and influencers. My goal is to help you attract your perfect audience, engage with them through high quality media, and ultimately get you the results you are after! Oh also, did I mention I live in Hawaii? I have worked with some of the top brands, artists, and influencers in the world, and would love to talk with you about how we can make your vision come to life. But first, why don’t you take a look at some of my work 🙂

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/nashhagen/
Web – https://www.nashhagen.com/

Jake Guzman

@jguzmannn

Jake Guzman, age 24 is a full time travel photographer, digital media Influencer and adventurer based in Seattle, Washington. He specializes in outdoor, travel, automotive and lifestyle photography. 

​Although Jake has a deep love for the Pacific Northwest, he has a proclivity to travel and is always up to capture new and exciting locations throughout the world. He’s currently been to over 15 different countries and almost every state in the USA. Growing up, Jake was a highly awarded/recognized fine art student with a love for the outdoors. Longing for something new, he decided to pick up a camera and has since found a way to combine his two passions into a new medium. His work has since collected an audience of 200,000 highly engaged people collectively throughout all his social media platforms and is continuing to grow everyday! 

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/jguzmannn/
Web – https://www.jakepguzman.com/

Melissa

@miss.rover

At age 25 – I quit my job, packed up my belongings in my Nissan Juke, and left Michigan where I have lived my whole life up until now. Two months later, car camping across 11 states, I ended up in Washington. What was supposed to be 3 months in Washington turned into 3 years. Washington will always have a piece of my heart, but my restless soul needed to move on to what was next.

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/miss.rover/
Web – http://www.missrover.com/

Paige Tingey

@paige_tingey

I’m originally from Salt Lake City, Utah. I got a dance degree in college and then started working in the tech space which is how I ended up in San Francisco. I have been doing photography and art for only about a year and a half! I’m always looking for new ways to develop myself creatively.

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/paige_tingey/
Web – https://www.paigetingeyphotography.com/

Cody Conk

@codyconk

Hey! My name’s Cody and I’m a photographer currently residing in the SF Bay Area (California). Over the past 2 years, I’ve been very passionate about traveling and exploring as much of the World as possible. Capturing my adventures and experiences along the way through photography and video, and meeting so many awesome people. I Grew up in New Jersey, but never picked up a camera until I moved to Philadelphia. As I continued to learn the art of photography, I gained more and more interest each day, to where that was all I wanted to do (there went my golf game). Eight months ago, my good friend and I moved from Philly to Cali, and we haven’t looked back since.

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/codyconk/
Web – https://www.codyconk.com/

Emmett Sparling

@emmett_sparling

From Lexus to Samsung, Indonesia Tourism to Corona Extra, top brands from around the world hire me to capture their vision in a unique way with both photography and video. I specialize in engaging storytelling and creating social media campaigns to help these brands reach the largest audiences possible. I come from a background in fashion photography which gives me experience with portraits, lifestyle and product shoots, as well as the travel/adventure content I share every day on my Instagram.

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/emmett_sparling/
Web – https://www.emmettsparling.com/

Kait Vanhoff

@kaitvanhoff

Hi there! I’m Kait, a travel and adventure storyteller currently living in Salt Lake City, UT. The purpose of my site and Instagram is to inspire people to live intentionally, put value on experiences rather than possessions, and most importantly to live fully and authentically in this big beautiful world!

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/kaitvanhoff/
Web – http://kaitvanhoff.com/

Caroline Foster

@wilderness_addict

Forgoing a night of sleep for a three-hour nap in a car to capture the perfect sunrise photo is a regular day on the job for Caroline Foster. As the creative force behind the @wilderness_addict Instagram account, Foster combined her passions for photography and the great outdoors and turned them into a wildly popular Instagram page with 279,000 followers, as of publication. The New Zealand native admits it’s not always easy, but Foster sure makes hours-long hikes to snap the perfect photo sound like a dream job.

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/wilderness_addict/
Web – https://www.elitedaily.com/p/caroline-fosters-wilderness_addict-instagram-account-is-a-wanderlust-dream-22955472

Elliott

@lifewithelliott

I travel and take photos for a living. I’ve been attacked by a Yak, hiked volcanoes, bathed elephants, played basketball with monks, and travelled to over 40 countries in two years… and that’s kinda normal for me! I’m all about experiencing life to the fullest and telling stories, which ends up making my life crazier than it really needs to be (but SO worth it). I am a 24-year-old freelance photographer and videographer from Ontario, Canada. Ever since my first trip abroad, I have fallen in love with capturing emotions through my lens and experiencing different cultures around the world.

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/lifewithelliott/
Web – https://www.lifewithelliott.com/

Eric Rubens

@erubes1

I’m a Southern California based photographer/videographer who enjoys traveling the world. I’ve built an audience of over 470,000 followers on my Instagram channel @erubes1 along with hundreds of thousands of followers across my other social channels. I love traveling this beautiful world, meeting new people, and the experience of living every day like it’s your last! I’m a member of Sony’s Alpha Imaging Collective and work closely with their team on camera products and launches. Available for travel, lifestyle, portrait, or general consulting.

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/erubes1/
Web – http://www.ericrubensphotography.com/

Jose Mostajo

@josemostajo

My name is Jose Mostajo. I’m a Peruvian travel and adventure photographer living in the US. After finishing college with a degree in Exercise Science and spending four years as a touring musician, I found a passion for photography. Seeing the world and documenting the sights, hikes, and cultures, is something that has inspired me like nothing else ever could.

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/josemostajo/
Web – https://www.josemostajo.com/

Derek Madrigal

@wyaderek

My name is Derek Madrigal and I am a Southern California native that focuses on travel, lifestyle and landscape photography. Although I know I will always have much to learn in the creative space, I am expanding my photography skillset by adding drone/aerial stills, advancing my post-processing techniques in Lightroom and Photoshop, and I will be introducing video soon! So stay tuned 🙂

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/wyaderek/
Web – https://www.derekmedia.com/

Matthew Perks

@perkspectivephotography

Perkspective Photography believes that photography is an essential practice: it captures powerful memories, creates change, and keeps a unique record of the ever-evolving human experience. Perkspective Photography believes that artwork is the critical finish for any interior space and that photographic prints deliver a transformative quality that is unparalleled.

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/perkspectivephotography/
Web – https://www.perkspectivephotography.com/

Ryan Lee Banks

@ryanleebanks

Ryan is a professional photographer hailing from the county of Kent, UK. In 2018, Ryan left the country on an adventure to travel across Asia and Oceania with his camera, before returning back home at the beginning of 2020. It was at this time, Ryan launched his business, Ryan Lee Banks Photography, ready to utilise the skills he had developed over the years and share his talents with those around him.

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/ryanleebanks/
Web – https://www.ryanleebanks.com/

Luca Renner

@ucarennerphotography

Luca Renner is a freelance photographer from Munich, Germany. He tries to discover new places near and far as often as possible. He particularly likes to travel in rough and natural landscapes and documents them with his camera. He constantly creates new perspectives and loves to share his trips with new people. The most important thing for him when photographing is to convey emotions through his pictures and videos. You are welcome to book him for any photographic work in the field of outdoor, lifestyle, automotive, hotel, restaurant and many other areas.

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/lucarennerphotography/
Web – https://lucarennerphotography.com/

Jess Bonde

@wildbonde

I am Jess Bonde, an adventure, travel and lifestyle photographer hailing from the pristine lands of Tasmania. From a young age I was lucky enough to be continually immersed in the outdoors. As life rolled on I discovered photography was the perfect medium to showcase my love of nature, my adventures, and share how awesome our natural environment is. 

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/wildbonde/
Web – https://www.wildbonde.com/

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