The 10 Most Stunning Photo Blogs

Tina Sieber 09-01-2009

stunning photo blogsPhoto blogs are a secret passion of mine. Every now and then I spend hours clicking through impressions of someone else’s life. Browsing photos is a way to relax and get a glimpse into different worlds. A free vacation for the mind.


So let me take you on a short trip and know that it was very difficult to select only 10 destinations for your mind. I will start with those blogs I’ve been following for years and will go down to those I have discovered only recently.

[daily dose of imagery]

daily dose of imagery

What makes it so stunning?

[daily dose of imagery] has been around since July 4th 2003, featuring one photo on each and every day ever since. The photographer lives and works in Toronto. The city and its surroundings are the subject of most of his photographs, but he also shares the views from his travels. The blog has won several awards and not only is almost every photo stunningly beautiful, but almost all shots also show an interesting perspective, a unique technique or skillful photo editing.



What makes it so stunning?

Incredible pictures from all kinds of objects, landscapes, cities, materials or people, and always catching special moments or perspectives. Sometimes the subject is abstract, sometimes clear and always simply beautiful.


c h r o m a s i a

c h r o m a s i a fotoblog

What makes it so stunning?

It’s the variety of subjects combined with the soothing effect the pictures have on me. The pictures are rich in expressions with carefully composed contrasts and colors. A pleasure to the eyes.

Daily Walks

Daily Walks

What makes it so stunning?

The idea of all the beautiful things that are out there. There is so much to discover on something as simple as a walk around your own neighborhood – every single day. And the pictures reveal skill. The skill in spotting and catching these wonderful moments and of course editing them to reveal their full beauty.


Deceptive Media

Deceptive Media - photo blog

What makes it so stunning?

The perspective. Not always, but often pictures on this blog are of textures or patterns or very tiny sections of something bigger. The pictures are often puzzling and don’t always reveal the subject. Then sometimes they are surprisingly clear and you wonder whether there is a riddle hidden in the pixels.

Pixeldreamer [Broken URL Removed]


What makes it so stunning?

Before and after versions of edited photos. These photos reveal a lot about what is possible with today’s technology. Photos that looked dull and ordinary before, have become amazingly sharp and stunning pieces of art.


these fleeting moments

these fleeting moments

What makes it so stunning?

Photos like memories. Dreamily, romantic, elapsed. Floating and fleeting.

Roumi Photos

Roumi Photos

What makes it so stunning?

Like in the previous blog, it’s the mood of the photos that makes this blog so special. It reminds me of old science fiction movies. The future and yet the past. But the blog has mood swings and so it never gets boring.




What makes it so stunning?

The scenery, the light, the atmosphere. Carefully composed photos of calendar quality, adorable colors, wonderful contrasts, interesting light and perfect post processing.

Montreal Photo – J.R. Photoblog

Montreal Photo - J.R. Photoblog

What makes it so stunning?

Life and all of the above. There are pictures that are so real and so alive that they almost jump straight in your face. And then there are the blurry and antique ones, the carefully composed scene, the professional photos of landscapes and much more.

This list can never be complete. Please share your own favorites with us!

Picture credits: ilco

Related topics: Blogging, Image Editor, Photography.

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  1. Samar
    October 10, 2009 at 5:55 pm

    Really useful compendium. I only knew one of them earlier.

  2. Rick
    July 20, 2009 at 10:15 pm

    Great list. I couldn't agree more! To see these photoblogs and thousands more, please check out

  3. Mayuresh Patil
    July 18, 2009 at 11:59 am

    Beautiful Photo blogs. All these guys have inspired me so much. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Dave Brown
    July 13, 2009 at 5:30 pm

    Great list, I think anytime you can look at someones life through pictures you get a more complete idea of their character. I think that it's also because in the end we are all prolly a little voyueristic.

  5. milad
    May 5, 2009 at 4:01 am

    thanx for email and bost .

  6. RaiulBaztepo
    March 28, 2009 at 6:11 pm

    Very Interesting post! Thank you for such interesting resource!
    PS: Sorry for my bad english, I'v just started to learn this language ;)
    See you!
    Your, Raiul Baztepo

  7. M
    March 24, 2009 at 3:21 pm

    I like this photo blog

  8. Herbert D Wolkman
    March 12, 2009 at 4:46 am

    A very well composed list. There's alot o amazing photblogs available these days. I would like to contribute with my tree favourites at the moment.


    Best regards,

  9. snowbird
    March 1, 2009 at 2:41 pm

    Just thought it really strange that no one mentioned WEBSHOTS..guess its because not everyone who posts has won an award. Myself included! Smile or laugh..which ever.

  10. BillyWarhol
    March 1, 2009 at 2:45 am

    I love that Chromasia Parachute Kite shot******* ;)) Peace*

  11. damiano
    February 28, 2009 at 8:34 pm

    sureny not one of the bests but i hope you enjoy!

  12. Gareng
    February 26, 2009 at 9:00 pm

    YOU ARE SO talented ..... I like it ...

  13. tom greenwood
    February 15, 2009 at 7:22 pm

    i love your mind and your talent.

  14. tom greenwood
    February 15, 2009 at 7:21 pm

    I just signed up for makeusof and found your 10 stunning photos post. wonderful. then i discovered your were all going to die some day display. i love your mind and your talent.

  15. raghu
    February 14, 2009 at 10:26 am

    awesome stuff:D

  16. Digi
    January 18, 2009 at 1:13 pm

    With certain notable exceptions it amazes me how some of these blogs continue to appear in the top 10. has a lot to answer for. I just feel sorry for the more deserving blogs which unfortunately due to the quirks of blog ranking will never receive the recognition they deserve.

  17. Thomas
    January 17, 2009 at 8:11 am

    Tina : Thanks for post and the links, infact most of them are part of my blogroll. Thanks to your post I can add a few more to that list from this "Stunning blogs".

  18. Roumi
    January 15, 2009 at 2:49 pm

    Thanks a lot for the mention !

  19. David Nightingale
    January 14, 2009 at 6:10 pm

    Thanks for the mention, it's much appreciated :)

  20. b1itsjustme
    January 13, 2009 at 11:27 pm

    What's so stunning?

  21. amit
    January 13, 2009 at 4:37 pm

    Good list, really good photoblogs, some of them I already follow! :) Another good one I'd recommend is Xavier's photoblog, he takes some pretty cool photos! :)

  22. sraz
    January 12, 2009 at 6:37 pm

  23. Frank
    January 12, 2009 at 5:20 am

    Thank you so much for the mention. I really appreciate.

  24. Mr.Jade Cadelina
    January 12, 2009 at 4:27 am

    Love your photo collection. Thank you.. :)

  25. jainuddin sinaga
    January 12, 2009 at 3:34 am

    thanks banget..

  26. Mark Grabowski
    January 11, 2009 at 10:27 am

    Great article. Until the economy comes back, we will take virtual vacations here.

  27. Danesh
    January 11, 2009 at 8:29 am

    Good collection

  28. l3utterfish
    January 11, 2009 at 6:06 am

    I cant beleive you didnt post the BIG PICTURE BOSTON

  29. Andreas Climent
    January 10, 2009 at 4:34 pm

    Good list!

    If you enjoy fashion photography, take a look at

  30. paul foraker
    January 10, 2009 at 4:06 pm

    you might also like

  31. Preston
    January 10, 2009 at 3:26 pm

    Not a blog, but I love:

    Big Picture also rules!!

  32. photoshoots
    January 10, 2009 at 12:09 pm register and upload your own photos daily...

  33. Uwe
    January 9, 2009 at 11:53 pm

    Tina, thank you very much for the reference. It' highly appreciated!

  34. Tim
    January 9, 2009 at 8:01 pm

    I agree with The Shady. The Big Picture is one of my favorite photo blogs.

  35. deceptive
    January 9, 2009 at 6:50 pm

    Thanks for the mention Tina, appreciated.

  36. Diane - Daily Walks
    January 9, 2009 at 5:29 pm

    Hi Tina...... I just received an email to let me know about your article. Thank you VERY much for the kind words and reference to my website today. It is most appreciated!

  37. Lori
    January 9, 2009 at 3:04 pm

    Great post featuring some great photo blogs - I stopped to comment for the same reason as Agnes - if you haven't already, you should check out - my favorite.

  38. agnes
    January 9, 2009 at 2:39 pm

    how about

  39. dgsinclair
    January 9, 2009 at 2:14 pm would be my top pick

  40. md
    January 9, 2009 at 12:58 pm

    the link to the last blog "Montreal Photo - J.R. Photoblog" just opens an image on the MUO server. Needs fixing to link to the actual blog.

    • Mark O'Neill
      January 9, 2009 at 1:06 pm

      Thanks for letting us know. The link has been fixed now. :-)

      • Tina
        January 9, 2009 at 1:23 pm

        Yes, thank you md! And thanks Mark!

  41. Klaus
    January 9, 2009 at 11:48 am

    Tina, thank you very much for your report .. i feel honored.

  42. The Shady
    January 9, 2009 at 11:37 am

    WHat about the Big Picture?