Hawaii is home to most photographers in the US according to survey

Photographers capital of America
(Image credit: Gauiter Salles from Unsplash)

It's no surprise that the American states populated with the most photographers are home to some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the country. From the dense tropical forests on the volcanic island of Hawaii to the towering, spire-shaped red rock formations in Bryce National Park, Utah, these dramatic landscapes are asking to be photographed.

Not only do these states attract lots of photographers who become permanent residents, but they also attract millions of tourists every year who are looking to tick off bucket list locations. In a recent survey conducted by royalty-free stock photo and content agency 123RF, data from the US Census Bureau was used to work out which states have the highest numbers of photographers per 100K people.

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.