Rotzbruecke Germany InstagramA photo of Germany's Rakotzbrücke taken by travel photographer Johan Lolos (@lebackpacker).@lebackpacker / Instagram

There are travelers who like to take photos, and then there are travel photographers.

There's a difference between the two, and that becomes especially apparent when browsing travel photos on Instagram.

We rounded up 13 beautiful places around the world and compared a professional's depiction of those places to an amateur's.

Keep scrolling to see the distinction.

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