10 national parks in the UK and Europe perfect for landscape photographers

El Teide in Tenerife
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Is there anything better than a day spent in the wild with a tripod, a camera and a pair of hiking boots? Europe may be some of the most urbanised regions of the world, but between the big cities are some of the world’s most precious, most dramatic and most protected wild areas. Here are just a few of the must-do national parks and wild areas in the UK and Europe that should be high on every landscape photographer’s bucket list, and are some of the best places for photography in the world. 

1. Skaftafell, Vatnajökull National Park, Iceland

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Jamie Carter
Astrophotography expert

Jamie has been writing about all aspects of technology for over 14 years, producing content for sites like TechRadar, T3, Forbes, Mashable, MSN, South China Morning Post, and BBC Wildlife, BBC Focus and BBC Sky At Night magazines. 

As the editor for www.WhenIsTheNextEclipse.com, he has a wealth of enthusiasm and expertise for all things astrophotography, from capturing the Perseid Meteor Shower, lunar eclipses and ring of fire eclipses, photographing the moon and blood moon and more.

He also brings a great deal of knowledge on action cameras, 360 cameras, AI cameras, camera backpacks, telescopes, gimbals, tripods and all manner of photography equipment.