12 incredible US national parks for landscape photographers

The Wave, Coyote Buttes, Paria Canyon, Arizona

When it comes to landscapes, the US goes for extra large. From the Grand Canyon and other must-see high desert, red rock parks on the southwest's Colorado Plateau to Wyoming's Yellowstone, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park of Tennessee and North Carolina, incredible photographic opportunities abound

Here's a small selection of some of the USA's best locations for photographers with the most dramatic scenery much loved by photographers.

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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.