Morocco

Location

Morocco, Africa

Date

2018/2019

Client

Chasing Sunrise

As an adventure photographer, Morocco is up there as a captivating destination, and it definitely didn’t fail to inspire me. The landscapes are absolutely breathtaking.

From the stunning Atlas to the vast expanse of the Sahara Desert, every corner of this country has something worth exploring.

And it’s not just the natural beauty that’s inspiring. The architecture and culture are just as captivating.

The history of Morocco is pretty amazing, dating back over 12 centuries. It’s incredible to think about all the different groups of people who have lived here over the centuries and how their culture and traditions have shaped the country.

But what really makes Morocco special for me is the people. They’re so welcoming and hospitable – always making you feel right at home. It’s easy to see how important family and community are in Moroccan culture, and it’s reflected in everything from the way people interact with each other to the incredible dishes they make.

One of the things that I found most inspiring about Morocco is the stunning architecture that’s found throughout the country. From the intricate tile work of the mosques to the ornate riads and kasbahs, the architecture of Morocco is a feast for the eyes. The country’s medinas, or old towns, are particularly captivating, with narrow streets lined with shops and vendors selling everything from spices and textiles to handmade crafts.

Morocco’s natural beauty also can’t be understated. The country is home to stunning mountain ranges, such as the Atlas Mountains, that provide a dramatic backdrop for any photo. The Sahara Desert, with its vast expanse of sand dunes, is another must-see destination that’s perfect for adventure photography.

The Atlas Mountains is this majestic range home to some of the most awe-inspiring landscapes in the world, from rocky peaks and deep gorges to lush valleys and sparkling rivers. I’m constantly drawn to the way in which the light plays on the mountains, casting shadows and creating a sense of drama that’s perfect for any photo.

The Sahara Desert is another must-see destination in Morocco. The vast expanse of sand dunes and rocky outcrops provide a surreal and almost otherworldly backdrop that’s perfect for adventure photography. I’m always in awe of the way in which the dunes shift and change with the wind, creating an ever-changing landscape that’s impossible to capture in just one shot.

Beyond the mountains and the desert, Morocco’s coastline is another area of incredible beauty. The beaches are stunning, with crystal-clear waters and white sand that provide the perfect backdrop for a variety of photography styles. I’m particularly drawn to the way in which the sea and sky merge into one, creating a sense of peace and tranquility that’s perfect for capturing in a photo.

Morocco is a country that’s rich in history, culture, and natural beauty. Its people are friendly and welcoming, and its architecture and landscapes provide endless opportunities for creativity. It’s a place that has captured the hearts of many adventure photographers, including myself, and I’m always drawn back to this captivating destination.

Other Assignments + Adventures