Stunning Travel Photos You Have to See to Believe

Pro photographer Chris Burkard travels to remote places around the globe to capture awe-inspiring moments. Meet the man behind the camera as he shares his thoughts about travel and photography.

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Washington Square Park
Washington Square Park

Washington Square Park

In her web series, You Get the Picture, photographer Lizzy Sullivan traverses New York City while demonstrating how to take great travel photos. In Washington Square Park, Lizzy Snaps photographs street performer Wyndham Baird under the Washington Square Arch.
Settings: Lens: 16-35mm, Aperture: f/16, Shutter Speed: 1/125th s, ISO: 100
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Lizzy Sullivan  

American Flag in Times Square

American Flag in Times Square

Lizzy silhouettes tourists passing by a lit-up American flag in the heart of Times Square.
Settings: Lens: 16-35 mm, Aperture: f22, Shutter Speed: 1/12th s, ISO: 150
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Lizzy Sullivan  

Sushi at Izakaya Mew

Sushi at Izakaya Mew

At NYC’s Izakaya Mew restaurant, Lizzy Snaps demonstrates how to photograph a delicious plated sushi dish.
Settings: Lens: 50mm, Aperture: 1.4, Shutter Speed 1/60th s, ISO: 400
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Lizzy Sullivan  

Lizzy uses her telephoto lens to capture a stylish woman out for a stroll in SoHo with her 2 dogs.

Settings: Lens: 70-200mm, Aperture: f/6.3, Shutter Speed: 1/250th s, ISO: 160 

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Lizzie Sullivan  

New York City Street

New York City Street

Lizzy Snaps zooms in on an manhole cover, emphasizing the many textures of a New York City street.
Settings: Lens: 16-35mm, Aperture: f/8, Shutter Speed: 1/250th s, ISO: 100
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Lizzy Sullivan  

Ice Cream Vendor in SoHo

Ice Cream Vendor in SoHo

Lizzy photographs a food vendor in SoHo scooping out some seriously delicious ice cream.
Settings: Lens: 50mm, Aperture: f7.1, Shutter Speed: 1/250th s, ISO: 160
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Lizzy Sullivan  

Brookyln Bridge Park

Brookyln Bridge Park

In Brooklyn Bridge Park, Lizzy Snaps uses a wide angle lens to capture the entire skyline in her frame.
Settings: Lens: 16-35mm, Aperture: f/18, Shutter Speed: 1/160th s, ISO: 160
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Lizzy Sullivan  

Lizzy Snaps stumbles upon some newlyweds in SoHo and has them strike a pose in the middle of the street.

Settings: Lens: 16-35mm, Aperture: f/8, Shutter Speed: 1/250ths, ISO: 160 

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Lizzie Sullivan  

New York Nightscape

New York Nightscape

Lizzy Snaps shoots a New York City nightscape.
Settings: Lens: 16-35mm, Aperture: f22, Shutter speed: 20.0s, ISO: 160
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Lizzy Sullivan  

NYC Building in SoHo

NYC Building in SoHo

Lizzy Snaps photographs the geometric lines of a NYC building in SoHo.
Settings: Lens: 16-35mm, Aperture: F/11, Shutter Speed: 1/60th s ISO: 160
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Lizzy Sullivan  

Woman in Washington Square Park

Woman in Washington Square Park

Lizzy Snaps captures Gia Genevieve looking radiant against the Washington Square Arch in NYC.
Settings: Lens: 16-35mm, Aperture: f13, Shutter Speed: 1/125th s, ISO 100
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Lizzy Sullivan  

Lizzy freezes street acrobat Ray Shaun as he flips through the air under the Washington Square Arch.

Settings: Lens: 16-35mm, Aperture: f6.3, Shutter Speed 1/400th s, ISO 100 

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Lizzie Sullivan  

Rush Hour in Grand Central Station

Rush Hour in Grand Central Station

Lizzy Snaps demonstrates how to freeze a fast-moving target during rush hour in Grand Central station.
Settings: Lens: 16-35mm. Aperture f13, Shutter Speed: .4s, ISO: 100 with flash
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Lizzy Sullivan  

New York Nightscape

New York Nightscape

Lizzy Snaps pushes the boundaries and shoots handheld at a 20-second exposure to incorporate every single light bulb of the nightscape into her frame.
Settings: Lens: 16-35mm, Aperture: f9, Shutter Speed: 20.0s, ISO: 125
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Lizzy Sullivan  

Broadway Awning in Times Square

Broadway Awning in Times Square

Lizzy Snaps photographs the flashing lights of a Broadway awning reflecting off a car in Times Square.
Settings: Lens 16-35mm, Aperture: 2.8, Shutter Speed: 1/8th s, ISO: 125
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Lizzy Sullivan  

NYPD on Horseback in Times Square

NYPD on Horseback in Times Square

Lizzy climbs up a lamppost to photograph 2 NYC police officers mounted on their horses in the middle of Times Square.
Settings: Lens: 16-35mm, Aperture: 2.8, Shutter Speed: 1/20ths, ISO: 125
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Lizzy Sullivan  

Sweet Lou in Times Square

Sweet Lou in Times Square

Lizzy Snaps captures Sweet Lou playing jazz on a street corner in Times Square.
Settings: Lens: 16-35mm, Aperture: f/6.3, Shutter Speed: 1/40th s, ISO: 500
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Lizzy Sullivan