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Landscape Photography Tips: 4. Composition

Landscape Photography Tips: 4. Composition

This is the fourth instalment of my ‘Landscape Photography Tips’ series. If you have not read the previous three on Equipment, Settings and Planning, you may want to have a look at them as well.   Whilst Ansel Adam’s quote above is rightly encouraging, landscape photography often relies heavily on the rules of composition. At... ...
Cameras for Landscape Photography

Cameras for Landscape Photography

Now days choosing a new camera for landscape photography can seem overwhelming. There are so many options and all offering something slightly different. In this article, I will bring together some of the best options and the pros and cons of each. This is by no means an exhaustive list of landscape photography cameras, but... ...
Dientes de Navarino Trekking Circuit – Isla Navarino

Dientes de Navarino Trekking Circuit – Isla Navarino

Anybody that is visiting the very southern tip of Patagonia should make an effort to get to Isla Navarino and trek the Dientes de Navarino. Argentina often claims Ushuaia as the most southerly settlement, but Puerto Williams sits even further south and is the start of the brilliant hike that leads you into the interior... ...
5 tips for fine-art landscape photography

5 tips for fine-art landscape photography

1- Light There is a reason that fine art landscape photography is often termed “chasing the light”. Any type of photography is essentially controlling light, in Landscape photography you are unable to control the external light source. It is light that can turn an everyday landscape into something spectacular that people might want to look... ...
Landscape Photography Tips: 3. Planning

Landscape Photography Tips: 3. Planning

This third instalment of my Tips for Landscape Photography series deals with planning your shoot. The fist covered equipment and the second, Landscape Photography settings, if you have not read these, I highly recommend doing so. They are about an 8-10min read each.     Every Landscape Photography tour or trip requires planning to some... ...
South West Iceland Itinerary

South West Iceland Itinerary

In this South West Iceland Itinerary i will give you a brief run down of the places to visit if you only have a few days. I have spent quite a lot of time in Iceland training for Antarctic expeditions. However, most of the time has either been spent upon the glacier or else stuck... ...
Landscape Photography Tips: 2. Settings

Landscape Photography Tips: 2. Settings

The first thing to say is that to better understand how to choose your settings for landscape photography, start shooting! Set your camera to manual and keep experimenting! Go out into the garden and take shots of birds, passing cars, anything and everything. Play around with the settings and try and understand what they do.... ...
Landscape Photography Tips: 1. Equipment

Landscape Photography Tips: 1. Equipment

I have called this series ‘Landscape Photography Tips’ however, it will go beyond ‘tips’ and hopefully explain everything in a non-technical, easy to understand way. By the end of it, you will be a Pro at Landscape Photography! Tutorial 2 – Equipment for Landscape Photography The first thing to say about equipment is that it... ...
Starting a Photography Blog

Starting a Photography Blog

During my hours of chemo and convalescing, over the past few years, I started writing the skeleton of a photography blog. Hopefully, some people might find it interesting and even useful. I will try and cover things like a basic introduction to photography, some landscape photography tips, working in polar regions such as the arctic,... ...
A bit of an update on me…

A bit of an update on me…

Firstly, Happy New Year to everyone! I’ve decided to take the opportunity of the New Year to share a little of my less photographic adventures, because since March 2017 I have been in a bit of a battle with cancer. I had just got back from a trip cross country skiing in Poland, where the... ...
Expedition Photographer & Cameraman | Willis Resilience – Antarctica

Expedition Photographer & Cameraman | Willis Resilience – Antarctica

Expedition Cameraman & Photographer – Antarctica In 2015 I worked as expedition cameraman and photographer on the Willis Resilience Expedition to Antarctica. The expedition had a duel purpose – to try and set a speed record skiing coast to pole, and to gather research data to help understand our changing planet. Parker Liautaud, a 19-year-old... ...
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017

Last March I was astounded to receive an email saying that my image of an avalanche in the Pakistani Himalayas would be included in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. A dream come true! I had entered a few images from the expedition and had heard that two of my images had made it... ...
Pakistan Expedition 2015

Pakistan Expedition 2015

A short blog post looking back on the expedition to Pakistan i joined in 2015. As I jumped from one massive bolder to the next trying to pick my way through the maze of moraine left behind by the retreating glacier, I desperately searched up ahead to see if I could see the others, I... ...

Phantom 4 Drone

I was recently working in the Philippines on a photo shoot with the grandaughter of Jacques Cousteau, Alexandra Cousteau. It was my first time in the Philippines, and i was blown away by it. As well as the job it gave me a chance to try out the new Phantomn 4 drone i recently purchased.... ...
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