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TOPIC GROUPS

Accomodation

Amusement

Calendar subjects

Camping

Cars

The city

Colours

Concepts

Crafts

Food & drink

Geography

Holidays

Leisure activities

Markets

Museums

Outdoor

People

Seasons

Sports

Time of day

Top destinations

Transport

Typical

Villages in the landscape

Water

Winter holidays

STOCK PHOTOS LEISURE & TOURISM
INTRODUCTION
This stock list is called leisure & tourism because it has been separated from the general topics, since a lot of our clients are travel magazines and touristical organisations. Vacation and recreation are other keywords. Our images are for editorial as well as for advertising purposes.

If you prefer finding photos not by topic but by city, region or country, please have a look in our list countries, regions & cities.

HOW THIS LIST WORKS
A link brings you to photos truly showing the subject. It is more precise than a normal search. The link lakes will lead you to pictures of lakes; you don't end up with an image of the Blue Lake Bar.

If you like to narrow your search, say you need Lakes in the Alps, please add "-alps" to the browser's webaddress after clicking on lakes. You can combine all keywords by putting a "-" inbetween.

All our photos are digital. All copyrights are reserved.


ART Listed in the General Topics.

CALENDAR SUBJECTS
Calendar subjects around travel, tourism and leisure can be found here. More general calendar subjects, like "angels", are on General Topics. Everything surrounding flowers and gardens is on Flowers & Gardens. You can always narrow a search. Imagine you publish a calendar "Castles in Germany". The link "castles" leads to all castles. Then add "-germany" to the webaddress of your browser and you get what you're looking for. You can combine all keywords by putting a "-" inbetween.
CAMPING HOLIDAYS
Camping (the topic: act of camping, campsite/campground, campground activities, etc.)
Campsite/campground activities
Campsite/campground amenities
Camping in the wild
Caravans
Motorhomes/camper vans/recreational vehicles (RVs)
People camping/people at the campground/campsite
Tents
The pitch

CARS
Cars
Car in the landscape
Driving a car
Vintage Cars (oldtimers)

The CITY
Cafés/bars/pubs/coffeehouses/cellars
Café-terraces/sidewalk cafés (exterior)
City parks/urban parks/public parks/municipal parks/municipal gardens
City seen from or within the landscape
Cityscapes/townscapes
City strolling
City walls
Flowers in the street/village/city
Living statues

Restaurants/bistros/eateries/pizzerias, etc.
Old town/historical city centre (including if seen from surroundings, without modern buildings visible)
The square
The street/alley
Shops/stores
Shopping
Sidewalk/pavement
Waitresses/waiters

COLOURS Listed in the General Topics.

CONCEPTS, even those in the domain of leisure, are listed in the General Topics

CRAFTS
Baskets/basket making
Carpets (including tapestry, rugs, etc.)
Crafts (the general thing, like rural crafts, handicrafts, etc.)
Dolls
Glass ware (including leaded and lattice windows and lamps, glass works, glass blowing, etc.)
Jewellery
Metalwork
Needlework (embroidery, quilting, patchwork, crochet, braiding, knitting, etc.)
Ornaments
Period costumes
Pottery (all ceramic arts, excluding tilework)
Puppets
Stone carving
Textile art
Textile manufacturing
Tilework/tiles
Tools
Wool (the topic: wool, wool weaving, wool colouring, sheep herding, etc.)
Weaving
Wood carving

FLOWERS Listed in our stocklist Flowers & Gardens.

FOOD & DRINK including production ('terroir')
Food
Apples
(the topic: apples, orchards, harvest, juice, cidre)
Bread (the topic: bread, bakers, and all things baked)
Breakfast
Dairy (the topic: cheese, cheese making, milk, cows and other animals)
Eating or drinking
Fish (the topic: catching, fishermen, fisherports, fish restaurants, fish dishes)
Food
Food markets
Fruits, wild fruits
(the topic: fruits, jams, marmelades, harvest, juice)
Herbs & spices
Honey
(the topic: apiculture, beekeeping, etc.)
Meals (when you see the meal itself, not only the action of eating)
Meats
Olives
(the topic: olive cultivation, olive oil, harvest, etc.)
Picnic
Restaurants/bistros/eateries/pizzerias, etc.

Rice (the topic: cultivation, harvest, food, etc.)
Salads
Seafood
(= including fish from fresh water and seaweeds)
Sweets
(= sweets, candy, lollies, cakes, desserts, chocolate, etc.)
Vegetables
Drink
Beer (the topic: production, breweries, hopf, botlles, etc.)
Cafés, bars, pubs, coffeehouses, cellars (interior)
Café-terraces, pavements, sidewalk cafés (exterior)
Cider (the topic: cider, cider making - please look separately under apples and pears)
Cocktails
Coffee
Dairy
(the topic: milk, cows and other animals, cheese, cheese making)
Drinking or eating
Drinks
Other alcoholic drinks
Other nonalcoholic drinks
Tea
Thirst
Wine (the topic: wine, production, cellars/caves, vineyards, harvest, grapes, bottles, etc.)

GARDENING Listed in our stocklist Flowers & Gardens.

GEOGRAPHY
Famous Places
HUMAN FEATURES
Cities (look in Stocklist by Region > Cities)
Villages and small towns (per country)
Austrian villages
French villages
German villages
Italian villages
Nepalese villages
Polish villages
Romanian villages
Russian villages
Spanish villages
Swiss villages
Vietnamese villages
Villages and small towns (per type)
Mountain villages
Perched villages
Villages
Winter villages
Landscape architecture
Fences
Hedges
NATURAL FEATURES
Beaches
Canyons/gorges
Caves
Cliffs
Coasts
Deserts
Forests
Geological/geophysical interesting
Glaciers
Hills
Karst & karst landscapes
Lakes/ponds
Meadows
Mountains
Patterns in Nature
Pebbles
Plains
Plateaus/mesas
Rivers/creeks/streams
Rocks/boulders/rockformations
Seas/oceans
Shores
Valleys
Volcanoes
Waterfalls
Well known lakes
Bodensee (Lake Constance), Germany/Switzerland/Austria
Lago Maggiore, Italy/Switzerland
Well known mountain ranges
Alps (Austria/France/Italy/Slovenia/Switzerland)
Himalayas (Nepal)
Monts du Cantal (France)
Pyrenees (France/Spain)
Well known rivers
Ardèche (Germany)
Donau (Danube) (Austria/Germany/Slovakia)
Ebro (Spain)
Rhein (Rhine) (Germany/Switzerland)
Rhône (France/Switzerland)
Saale (Germany)
Volga (Russia)
Well known seas/oceans
Mediterranean Sea
NATURAL PHENOMENA AND MATERIALS
Avalanches (snow- and landslides)
Clouds
Erosion
Fire
Fog/myst
Haze
Mud
Rain
Rainbows
Sand
Skies
Snow
Water
Waves
Wind
NATURAL TOPICS
Topic glaciation (all that has to do with glaciers and the Ice Ages)
Topic volcanic activity and features (all that is volcanic)

HISTORY Listed in the General Subjects.

HOLIDAYS (annual holidays, religious holidays, national holidays)
Christmas (in the broadest sense, including photos that might interest card or calendar editors)

LEISURE/VACATION ACTIVITIES
Adventure travel
Angling/fishing
At the beach
Bathing
Canoeing/kayaking
Canyoning
City strolling
Chatting/talking
Cycling/mountainbiking
Dancing
Driving a car
Eating or drinking
Enjoying the view
Having a break
Hiking/trekking
Horse(back) riding
Ice skating
In/at the water
Laughing
Looking at the camera
Meeting locals
Motorcycling
Music making
Paragliding
People painting
Pleasure boating
Photographing
Pointing
Reading
Selling
Shopping/buying
Smiling
Swimmingpool
Travel
Traveler meeting locals
Vacation/holiday
Walking/strolling (not hiking)
Visiting a tourist site
Waving
('hello'/'goodbye')
Wellness
Winter sports

LANDSCAPES Listed in the General Subjects.

MARKETS
Food markets
Flea/antiques markets
Flower markets
Markets

MUSEUMS
All museums
Museums of art (including painting, sculpture, photography, etc.)
Museums of toys and dolls
Museums of history (including castles etc. open for public, regional museums, museums on prehistory, collections of antiques, etc.)
Museums of natural history
Museums of religion
Museums of science and technology
Open-air museums

NATURE Listed in the General Subjects.

PEOPLE (at leisure/at holiday)
This is an important group of keywords in our travel photography. To avoid making this stocklist too long, all people keywords, like, "woman", are listed in General Subjects. Clicking on a keyword brings it up in the web address of your browser. For people in leisure situations just add "-leisure" directly after the keyword in the web address. Example: the keyword for women in a leisure situation is "woman-leisure".

RELIGION Listed in the General Subjects.

SEASONS (only if clearly visible)
Winter
Spring
Summer
Autumn

TRANSPORT
Tree avenue (also path lined with trees)
Boats/ships
Bridges
Cable-way (= cable-train/funicular/cable-lift/cable-car)
Canals
Canoeing/kayaking

Car in the landscape
Carts/wagons
Cycling (also cyclist, bicycle, mountainbiking, etc.)
Driving a car
Filling stations/petrol stations/fueling stations/petrol pumps/gas stations
Lighthouses
Motorcycling (also biker, motorcycle, etc.)
Pass road (this is about the winding road, not the geographical mountain pass)
Piers/jetties/landing stages
Pleasure boating
Pleasure ports
Railway
Roads/motorways/tracks
Round-trip-boats/ferries
Shipping, boats, ports
(= modern shipping)
Signs (road signs and other signs)
The street/alley

Transport
Tree avenue (also path lined with trees)
Tunnels
Vintage cars (oldtimers)
Vintage trains

TYPICAL (this is typical ...)
Austria/austrian
France/french
Germany/german
Italy/italian
Poland/polish
Provence
Romania/romanian
Russia/russian
Spain/spanish
Switzerland/swiss
Vietnam/vietnamese

Souvenir



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