These are the 5 most picturesque waterfalls you have to see

5 most picturesque waterfalls
(Image credit: Sergey Pesterev from Unsplash)

Waterfalls are surely one of nature’s most magnificent sites. Cascading off vertical cliff faces or down mountainsides, these powerful, moving bodies of water can sometimes flow at a rate of more than 1.5 million liters of water per second. For centuries, waterfalls have played a role in many cultures and religions as well as becoming the subjects of art and music (because who doesn't want to go chasing waterfalls?!)

Today many of the world’s biggest waterfalls are massive tourist attractions that bring in a lot of money for the local economy. People have found ways to maximize profits by offering things like bungee jumping experiences, white water rafting, or even boat and helicopter tours. For landscape photographers especially, certain waterfalls are bucket list locations but which waterfalls are the most popular?

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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.