The New York Times has a series of 25 “favorite travel photography of 2016.” The photos were all taken to accompany travel articles, and you can find the link to those articles at the link. Here are my five favorites, though I have to say that in general their submissions aren’t nearly as good as those for, say, the National Geographic travel photo contest. On the other hand, these pictures were taken to illustrate articles, not as standalone photos.
I’ve given the NYT’s captions under the photos.
Simple but beautiful:
‘Actually, I have a photo of the Varanasi ghats better than the one below, but it’s on a 35mm slide. I really need to scan those slides, but there are over 10,000 of them.