A must see for photography lovers! 10 days and 11 nights Yunnan tourist photography Big ring road, allowing you to take enough photos at once!
Winter in Yunnan coincides with dry season, and scenery with phoenix dancing under blue skies and warm sunshine is a favorite among photographers.
After Spring Festival, temperature in Yunnan began to warm up, and karst peaks of Luoping during flowering of rapeseed were finishing touch to all these pictures.
The following scenic spots are relatively scattered, and when public transportation is inconvenient, it is recommended to rent a car in Kunming and drive on your own.
Yunnan Dongchuan Red Earth
(1) Route and Route
Day 1: Start this journey from Kunming. Fuxian Lake, which is much more beautiful than Dianchi Lake, is first highlight. Red-billed gulls, cherry blossoms reflecting clear water and blue sky, view of lake and mountains of Mt. Modou, 300 Mu, etc. are even more beautiful.
Fuxian Lake, a 3 million-year-old deep-sea plateau, is only a 1.5-hour drive from Kunming City. Although it is conveniently located near provincial capital, it is also beautiful and ethereal.
Xu Xiake once lamented that "Lake Fuxian is cleanest."
Experience Fuxian Lake, which is suitable for both movement and silence. You can take a walk on lake, go for a free bike ride or take on a diving challenge to explore secrets. If you are tired, lake can also be dazed.
Go to mountains on west shore to watch sunrise, go to shore of lake on east shore to watch sunset, have a drink and have fun with coastal family at night, and enjoy charm of Fuxian Lake.
Scenery of Fuxian Lake
Red gull flies over lake
Days 2 and 3: travel to Yuanyang Rice Terraces to photograph terraced fields with broken mirrors on Mount Ailao. It is recommended to stay here for 2 days. The light and shadow of sunrise and sunset, floating sea of clouds and ethnic customs of market are all good materials.
You may have seen blockbuster landscape photos of Yuanyang's terraced fields, but it's only by being in them that you can feel their shock and warmth.
In endless terraced fields, you will feel your own insignificance. On ridge, you will pass farmers and cattle and see Hani women chatting in front of a mushroom house with bamboo baskets on their backs...< /p>
From November to March next year, sunrise, sunset, blue skies, morning light and setting sun take turns driving this terraced field blockbuster. Whatever color sky gave, terraced fields would revert to same color.
Terraces at dusk
Village in fog
Days 4 and 5: Drive to Luoping, sea of rapeseed flowers in Luping and Nasefeng Sea, which is comparable to Yangshuo, a must-see for two days of photography.
Each early spring, Luoping Bazi is immersed in an endless sea of rapeseed flowers that mesmerizes countless travelers.
By way, be careful not to trample crops when photographing rapeseed flowers, and please ask permission before photographing beautifully dressed Bouyei women.
Nase Fenghai, sea of clouds here usually dissipates before 11 am, and scenery of sunset peaks in evening is also very intoxicating.
Rap sea of flowers in Lüping
On Day 6 travel to Lake Heise Nian for an ice date with precious and elegant Black-necked Cranes. At this time, it is recommended to change to a super telephoto lens. Take a picture of their beautiful figure.
From ancient city of Huize, along ancient Wanli road, you can get to capital of Beijing.
Elf-like black-necked cranes come to Lake Nian every mid-winter. The best time to watch cranes is from January to March, when you can take pictures of cranes in different poses and with different facial expressions against a snow-white background. mountain landscapes.
Black-throated cranes at Lake Nian
Landscape of Lake Nian
On 7th and 8th days we went to Dongchuan Red Land, which is another natural palette of "Southern Colorful Clouds".
This is a filming location for movie "Wuwen Xidong" and a favorite spot for photography lovers.
The soil here is bright red because it is rich in elements such as iron oxide, and terraced fields are planted with crops that turn different colors depending on season.
The most colorful red earth from March to May, red earth, green earth, blue sky, farms, windmills, what a beautiful rural painting.
Natural Palette-Dongchuan Red Land
On 9th and 10th day. In last two days, let's change shape of terrain and go to Yuanmou Soil Forest. This photo album adds a different style.
Yuanmou is a famous "hot dam" in Yunnan province and you can still wear short sleeves in November. The most worthy sight here is Yuanmou Earth Forest. Xu Xiake once praised that watching sunrise here "is like being in auspicious clouds and golden chestnuts."
A soil forest is an ancient geological landscape that forms after diagenetic hardening of a gravel layer, surface water seeps down and erodes landform over time. Yuanmou has 13 earthen forests with a total area of 42.9 square kilometers.
The soil forest during rainy season is not very beautiful, and there is a risk of landslides. Autumn and winter are best seasons for viewing soil forests.
The Wumo soil forest here is more suitable for sunrise photography as well as sightseeing.
Soil forest from God's point of view
(2) Photo equipment
Tripod to stabilize camera and improve image quality.
FilterUV filter can block ultraviolet light; gray filter and medium gray filter can increase shutter time; A circular polarizing filter can eliminate flood light and enhance color saturation.
Telephoto lens is suitable for shooting festivals of ethnic minorities and wildlife in Yunnan Province.
Wide Angle Lens is suitable for capturing grand scenes such as rice terraces.
Drone, Go to Yunnan, get "God's point of view".
Suspension. When moving and shooting, image can remain stable.
When taking photographs while traveling, follow iron rule: "the subject is more important than photograph itself."
When participating in traditional folklore activities of national minorities, you must respect local culture and traditions, understand filming prohibitions in advance, and ask consent of local residents before filming.
When photographing wildlife, respect life, protect local environment, and do not take "staged shots" or "fraudulent shots".