10 Breathtaking islands on Instagram (and they’re not your usual suspects!)

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I have been known as The Islomaniac – one obsessed with islands – for the last 15 years, and I have selected my Top 10 Islands in the World. Of course it’s subjective, and I love tropical islands. I selected image of islands I have been to, and by photographers I know or admire.

1: Motu Tane off Bora Bora, French Polynesia by Tim McKenna @timmckenna


2: The “Rock Islands” in Palau, Micronesia by Mike Theiss @ExtremeNature


3: Pinagbuyatan Island, El Nido, Philippines by Cheyenne Morrison @bigshotphotos


4: Dunk Island, the Great Barrier Reef Islands by Steve Parish @spnatureconnect


5: Wayag, Ikon & Surganya Island, Raja Ampat Islands, Indonesia by Barry Kusuma @barrykusuma

6: Prison Island, the Cocos Keeling Islands by Karen Willshaw @karen_willshaw


7: Vava’u Islands, The Kingdom of Tonga, by Matty Draper @drapershotme


8: Lord Howe Island, Australia by David Connor @davidconnerphoto


9: Motu Tapuaetai, One Foot Island, Aitutaki, Cook Islands, South Pacific by Paul Szigety @island.traveler


10: Kauai, the Hawaiian Islands by Cole Rise @colerise


Article contributed by Cheyenne Morrison @BigShotPhotos, Big Shot Polaroid Photography



Cheyenne was the number private island broker in the world for over 10 years and has thousands of aerial images of tropical islands. He has now established a photography business specialising in Polaroid Transfer Art, using 35mm and dead stock Polaroid film shot on vintage cameras.


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