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Ultimate Photography Tour Of Newfoundland With @Tuanland

When it comes to finding places for epic photos in Newfoundland, look no further than Wichan. Wichan Yingyongsomsawas aka @Tuanland, is a photographer originally from Thailand and now based in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Spending the majority of his time roaming Newfoundland & Labrador shooting landscapes, Wichan knows where to go to find the best of the best landscapes, visiting icebergs and iconic views of historical villages. Check out the list below to learn about 15 useful tips and locations to help you shoot epic photos on your next visit to Newfoundland.

1.  New Years in Quidi Vidi Village
Location: Quidi Vidi Lake & Village
Locals Tip: The best location in the winter, especially when they have New Year’s fireworks celebrations.

2. Iceberg off Fort Amherst
Location: Fort Amherst, St. John’s
Locals Tip: This location is just off St. John’s harbour. It is the closest place in the city to see icebergs in the spring.

3. Snow scene and the city of St. John’s
Location: St. John’s harbour
Locals Tip: Go early in the morning to take photos in the winter as the wind will blow this scene very fast.

4. Winter scene of St. John’s harbour
Location: St. John’s harbour
Locals Tip: Head here for scenes of snow, tranquil harbour, city lights and reflections under clear blue skies.

5. Foggy evening above Signal hill
Location: Signal Hill National Historic Site, St. John’s
Locals Tip: St. John’s is the fog city. Fog can cover Signal hill and the city when you least expect it. It was very clear skies 15 minutes before this shot was taken.

6. Wide scene of The Narrows
Location: The Narrow, St. John’s
Locals Tip: I love to walk along this trail to see this fabulous scene of The Narrow welcoming you to the city.

7. Quidi Vidi Gut
Location: Quidi Vidi Village
Locals Tip: Come here to find the popular site of an old fishing village. People love to visit here in summer, seals love to stay here in winter.

8. Sunset at Quidi Vidi harbour
Location: Quidi Vidi harbour
Locals Tip: The best place to see sunset above the Quidi Vidi Village

9. Scene of iceberg at Torbay Beach
Location: Torbay Beach
Locals Tip: Another one of the beaches not far from the city that icebergs love to visit.

10. Port of Pouch Cove
Location: Pouch Cove
Locals Tip: Lovely leaning small port in the scene of rock in the north of Avalon Peninsula.

11. Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic site
Location: Cape Spear
Locals Tip: This is the most easterly point of North America and oldest standing lighthouse in Newfoundland and Labrador. You have to visit just to say you have been.

12. Cape St. Mary’s
Location: Cape St. Mary’s Ecological Reserve
Locals Tip: Here you can find Newfoundland’s largest seabird colonies. A must see when visiting.

13. St. John’s colourful city
Location: St. John’s harbour
Locals Tip: From here view the jelly bean row houses that are so charming of this city.

14. Winter panorama of St. John’s harbour
Location: St. John’s harbour
Locals Tip: Looking for something more romantic? Watch the sunset under clear skies and above the harbour.

15. The Battery in winter
Location: The Battery, St. John’s
Locals Tip: The Battery is the iconic place of St. John’s harbour especially under snow scene.

Want to visit Newfoundland & Labrador for the first time? Here are 5 tips to help you plan your trip: 

Stay:  The Luxus Boutique Hotel and LoungeBlue On Water

Eat: The local cuisine.

Do: Visit Gros Morne National Park.

Don’t: Forget to bring layers, you could experience up to 4 seasons in one day — even during the summer months in NL.

Try: Step out of your comfort zone and hike The East Coast Trail. 

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