Why Nature Photography Is Good For You

Nature itself is a masterpiece, and it’s always thrilling to photograph its majestic landscapes and beautiful seas. Sure, you’ll get amazing shots doing from our mother nature, but did you know that nature photography is also good for our physical and mental health? Here are some of the benefits of having a photography session with mother nature.

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It relieves stress

People like to go out camping or hiking to destress. The relieving effects of those activities is similar to what you will get when go for a session of nature photography. Being immersed in the nature-taking photographs and admiring its beauty has a safe and definite relaxing effect on your mind and soul.

It provides inspiration and motivation

Just got over a hell week? Do you need to come up with an idea for your next big project? Go on a trip and take photos of beautiful landscapes. Taking photographs of nature equates meditation and gives you fresh strokes of inspiration.

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It helps you stay fit

Getting out in the nature and taking all kinds of pictures is not very easy, it may seem like it, but it’s actually physically demanding. So while you’re enjoying the beauty and freshness of nature, you’ll also get your daily dose of exercise needed for the day.

Hi there, my name’s Allen R. Hartman. I’m a retired photographer. Since my retirement, I’ve taken the opportunity to leave the urban city and get up close with nature. If you want more tips on nature photography, visit my page.

Bucket List: America’s Most Visited National Parks

The first national park to ever exist was the Yellowstone National Park. It was designated as a national park to preserve its beauty for posterity. Many others followed. There are 58 national parks in America, all of them beautiful, of course. Here are the most visited national parks in America.

Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park is found in California. Yosemite’s unique rock formation is a very good subject for photography. It’s highest peak, the El Capitan, is a 3000-foot smooth granite wall. When the light hits the wall, it creates a majestic view that are just picture perfect.

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Grand Canyon National Park

The Grand Canyon is located in Arizona. It hosts 5 million visitors annually. And one of its main attractions is found at the bottom of the canyon, some 5200-feet deep, the Colorado River. It has some of the best whitewater rafting in the world.

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Acadia National Park

Located in Maine, the Acadia National Park is a 47000-acre of wonder. There is literally no place where you are not going to be in awe. It is the home of Cadillac Mountain – the tallest peak on the Atlantic coast, and the first national park in America to have a trail system. Hiking in Acadia is the best I’ve experienced.

Hi, I’m Allen R. Hartman. I’m a retired photographer from NYC. I travel the country to take photos of national parks. Visit my page to see more.