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Berber sιττινγ on the dunes of the Sahara Desert | © Daniel Korzeniewski
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11 Travel Photographers Who Capture the Mystique of Morocco

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Web Content Writer
Updated: 4 April 2018
Morocco is a peculiar country sometimes, where you see things you wouldn’t usually see. As photographers travel the kingdom, they capture those important moments through which you can feel the country’s atmosphere. Here are 11 travel photographers who capture the mystique of Morocco.

Matthew Williams-Ellis

Matthew Williams-Ellis is a London-based travel, documentary and landscape photographer, who has received recognition at Travel Photographer of the Year four years running. He is passionate about the variety of challenges and photographic opportunities that travelling presents, whether it be heading to the top of a volcano for sunrise or capturing the everyday lives of local people in a market.

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Jardin Majorelle | © Matthew William-Ellis

Simon Bradley

Simon is a photographer from Denmark who discovered his passion for photography after travelling to Morocco. He was there to do some location scouting, when he found himself utterly in love with the country and the culture. ‘It really felt like a One Thousand and One Nights tale’, he describes.

Sunset at Big Square Marrakech. This place is crazy 😂

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Rosa Frei

Rosa Frei is a Swiss photographer, artist and photo tour leader, based in Morocco since 2007. Enjoying photography during her extensive travels, it was during her two-year stay in India where the seed for a professional career in photography was planted. After moving to Morocco, the seed took roots. Now, Rosa leads several photo tours and workshops in Morocco each year. The participants not only improve their photography skills, and get exciting photographs, they also get to know the country and people from an insider’s perspective.

A nomad with dromedaries in the desert.
A nomad with dromedaries in the desert at sunrise | © Rosa Frei

Moroccan Road Tripper

Moroccan Road Tripper is a Moroccan travel blogger and photographer who captures the most beautiful shots of Morocco that truly show the real mystique of the country. She has travelled from Tangier at the northern tip of Morocco, to Dakhla, a beach town in the very south of the country.

Mattia Bignamini

Mattia is a young photographer from Milan, Italy. He is a landscape photographer and likes to travel to take picturesque shots from around the world. His philosophy is, ‘You don’t take the photograph, you make it’.

Sabir El Mouakil

Photography is a long-time passion for Sabir, thanks to his hometown, Essaouira, a cradle of arts that still inspires him to this day. He has worked as a photographer for many international festivals, such as Mawazine, Gnaoua Music Festival, and much more.

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The annual Moroccan Festivals, or Moussem | © Sabir El Mouakil

Yvon

Yvon is a travel photographer and blogger. Originally from the Netherlands, she quickly discovered her passion for travelling, so she started working for an airline company to help make her dreams come true. Known as IbizaBohoGirl online, she travels and shares her images with the world through her blog and social media accounts.

Abdellah Azizi

Abdellah Azizi is a photographer based in Ouarzazate, Morocco, producing work for Moroccan and international publishers. He studied cinema lighting techniques at a specialized film craft institute in Ouarzazate, then film and editing studies in Casablanca. He is now working as a freelancer photographer and videographer.

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Moroccan tribe | © Abdellah Azizi

Daniel Korzeniewski

Photography is more than a passion to Daniel Korzeniewski – it’s a golden opportunity to document the world and share unique cultures with people across the globe. Embarking upon his creative path at the age of 17, he has since shot assignments and commercial work, lifestyle campaigns, and architectural and real estate projects. However, his primary focus is travel photography and photo tours.

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Berber seating on the dunes of the Sahara Desert | © Daniel Korzeniewski

Kevin Walsh

Kevin is a travel photographer from the island of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. After studying abroad in Florence, Italy, he developed a passion for travelling the world and showing people the positive impacts it can have on one’s life. This led him to pursue a career in travel and lifestyle photography, as well as collaborate and assist with humanitarian projects around the world.

Badr Yilmaz

This Moroccan photographer is from North Morocco, which led him to want to capture all the art and beauty he found around him. He travels and takes shots that he then shares on his social media accounts, showing Morocco from a local viewpoint.