There are thousands (maybe even millions) of shots that have inspired wanderlust on Instagram. But it’d be too easy to pick out the big-gun photographers from the likes of National Geographic and Lonely Planet, who have giant followings and well-honed skill-sets. Instead, we’ve picked out some of the best up-and-coming new talents…

@eduganteng

How did you fall in love with photography?

“It began in 2011, when I started to do it as a hobby. I think it’s a good thing because we can bring very different subjects or aspects of the same thing into focus in each image.”

What’s your favourite country to photograph and why?

“Indonesia because there’s a lot of art and tradition there. It’s also full of the most vibrant colours – filters are rarely needed!”

Are there any themes that keep popping up in your photography?

“Not really. I just shoot what I like.”

Do you have any favourite bits of gear or technological flourishes that help you to capture the shot you want?

“Yes, a digital camera is always a good thing. You can shoot any picture with no concerns about the film. Although, I also like the tones that film cameras offer.”

What does your favourite photo focus on?

“It covers people – their feelings, attitudes and actions. Human activities have always intrigued me.”

@Kuman_And_Nelly

How did you fall in love with photography?

“I felt the need to express myself. I guess it originates from my father’s passion for the subject – it’s infectious!”

What’s your favourite country to photograph and why?

“The USA, because there are such beautiful landscapes there. From the sea to the mountains, the canyons to the forests – everything is so beautiful.”

Are there any themes that keep popping up in your photography?

“Nature. I can’t get enough of it. It speaks a language we should all try to understand.” 

Do you have any favourite bits of gear or technological flourishes that help you to capture the shot you want?

“I like to use some tools to sharpen my images. Perhaps I will use more technology in the future.”

What does your favourite photo focus on?
“My favourite photo focuses on something very simple. I like things that are very specific. A top-tip from me is to not fall into the trap of making a photograph too complicated.”

@seruvencianne

How did you fall in love with photography?

“It began after going on foreign travels and encountering different cultures.”

What’s your favourite country to photograph and why?

Spain. It’s an amazing country that combines history, art and architecture in the most incredible ways.”

Are there any themes that keep popping up in your photography?

“Landscapes and daily life.”

Do you have any favourite bits of gear or technological flourishes that help you to capture the shot you want?

“No. I just use my camera and mobile phone. I prefer keeping things simple because then nothing interferes with the spontaneity of the shot.”

What does your favourite photo focus on?

“A sunset. It was very evocative.”

If you’ve been inspired to travel by these incredible photographers, visit the Trafalgar homepage, which offers a brilliant medley of locations.

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