Before I went to Machu Picchu, I researched everywhere. What are the best photos to take in Machu Picchu? Nothing except the overrated picture everyone takes came up. I'm here to change that norm

The hills to the right on the drive up are great. Towering peaks that are a wonder to look at, on and off the camera screen
The hills to the right on the drive up are great. Towering peaks that are a wonder to look at, on and off the camera screen
Up here in Machu Picchu, it is hard not to imagine how the Incan people lived up here
Up here in Machu Picchu, it is hard not to imagine how the Incan people lived up here
The mountain of Machu Picchu is always a good photo, from the start of the walk through the ruins
The mountain of Machu Picchu is always a good photo, from the start of the walk through the ruins
Unfortunately, I couldn't resist taking the classic Machu Picchu photo. But it's ok. It's still a good photo
Unfortunately, I couldn't resist taking the classic Machu Picchu photo. But it's ok. It's still a good photo
Get as close as you can to the front ruins to take a photo like this with the mountain on the right
Get as close as you can to the front ruins to take a photo like this with the mountain on the right
Look downwards; some of the best photos are down there
Look downwards; some of the best photos are down there
The green is magnificent. Take advantage of it
The green is magnificent. Take advantage of it
With a declining effect, the farming terraces are  a sight to behold
With a declining effect, the farming terraces are a sight to behold
Soon after we arrived, the mist arrived, as always happens around lunch. Don't give up; use it in your photos
Soon after we arrived, the mist arrived, as always happens around lunch. Don't give up; use it in your photos
Go for a down to earth, low angle. It will make viewers feel like they are really there
Go for a down to earth, low angle. It will make viewers feel like they are really there