The work aims to show the importance of photography in tourism and recreation promotion. A diagnostic survey in the form of a questionnaire was used to collect the test material. The group of respondents was positioned by tourists and travel agency employees. Analysis of research results has shown that photography is an inseparable part of the offers presented in tourist travels, which is therefore part of the promotion of tourism and recreation. For tourists and recreational is also an important issue, thanks to the pictures are offered interested in a given trip or recreation.