Instagram is a deep well of inspirational photography—interspersed with lots of puppy pics and gym selfies, that is. For those planning trips and fantasizing about the world beyond, here are five travel photographers poised to pique your interest.
National Geographic adventure photographer, filmmaker and general outdoors legend, Jimmy Chin fills his feed with nerve-tingling images. Expect rock climbers and high-altitude skiers, plus gorgeous landscapes of places only Nat Geo could take you.
Vienna-based photographer Mike Clegg portrays Europe at its most colorful. His eclectic portfolio includes vineyards, skylines, museums, rivers and historic buildings. Clegg keeps us checking for flights across the Pond.
This travel blogger and photographer is a master of the American road trip and heroic selfies in epic locations. Follow her to mountains, caves and lakes in New Zealand, Nevada and wherever she winds up next.
A contributing photographer for LIFE, Sports Illustrated and National Geographic, Joe McNally shoots landscapes and portraits that look like stills from an Oscar-winning film. Follow him for gorgeous Americana shots.
Daniel Rodrigues doesn’t have a huge following yet, but he should. The award-winning World Press and New York Times photographer shoots portraits, locals in action, landscapes, often detailing of-the-moment topics such as the refugee crisis in Syria.