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How to Choose the Correct ND filter for your DJI Mavic 2 drone

If you want to know how you choose a ND filter for your DJI Mavic 2 Pro drone then take a look here. The latest DJI Mavic 2 Pro does give us an adjustable aperture but once you get past f5.6 then then the image and footage quality gets kind of sketchy. But this is where ND and polarizer filters can help us to slow down the shutter speed so that our footage retains that nice motion blur needed at […]

How to Blend Exposures in Photoshop for Landscape and Travel Photographers

Learning how to blend exposures easily in Adobe Photoshop needn’t be a challenge. From simple exposure blending using the gradient tool to more advanced exposure blending techniques, Adobe Photoshop provides us with a variety of ways and means to blend two images together. This week’s vlog isn’t just a case of following along but I also explain some of the workings of the techniques so you understand the techniques in full.

Gloves for Winter photography – Vallerret Photography Gloves Review

What’s the best gloves for winter photography? I don’t know how many pairs of gloves that I’ve gone through. Nice expensive gloves from outdoor shops to a cheapish pair of gloves from a garden store where I could remove part of the glove to access my fingers. But in every case they just didn’t do the job in hand. The job that I need to do as a landscape and travel photographer means that I need the use of my […]

How to edit LANDSCAPE photos with Adobe Lightroom & Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop form the backbone of any landscape or travel photographer’s work. The majority of use either or them or both in conjunction with one another. In this week’s vlog I wanted to show some of the processing techniques that I do in order to create a finished file. And I say some as there just wasn’t enough time to show everything that you “could” do to an image. Post processing is a personal thing. Everyone has […]

Landscape Photography – Wild weather in Dorset

On the 10th December 2018 I had a day spare during a brief visit to the UK. Never one to miss an opportunity I thought I’d go out and about in Dorset. But of course the British weather likes to have a say too and the forecast was wrong. High winds that were supposed to subside during the day only got worse. Although mentioned in the vlog about visiting Portland Bill to see the waves it wasn’t worth it. The […]

Landscape Photography – Summer in the Dolomites

The Dolomites in the northernmost part of Italy are a stunning area to visit at anytime of the year. Wintertime is when the area has one its peak seasons as it’s apparently Europe’s biggest area for skiing. Autumn sees the area burst into wonderful shades of yellows and reds in both the trees and the vineyards. Spring sees the area gaining the greens again while the summer season sees wild mountain flowers start to come into bloom. So after many […]

Travel Photography – Martinique

For 11 nights at the end of May 2018 I headed over to the island of Martinique which lies between the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea. A French overseas department it is perhaps more known amongst the francophone world rather than the anglophone. However this shouldn’t take anything away from the beautiful island and its beaches. Late May is an ideal time to visit as the school holidays are over in France and the hurricane season is still a few […]

Landscape and Travel Photography – Le Marche, Italy

The region of Le Marche in eastern Italy is not somewhere that is on a lot of people’s bucket list. It’s little discovered by a lot of people but if you take the time to investigate what this beautiful region has to offer then you’ll be hooked. Personally, I’ve had it on my own bucket list for a long time. Ever since I came across images of the city of Urbino I’ve been wanting to get there. Getting there is […]

Landscape Photography – Winter in Glencoe

In the early part of January 2018 I was due to arrive in Scotland to run a photography workshop in the Glencoe area. The workshop itself was due to start on the 15th January but I needed some time beforehand to reacquaint myself with the area. Glencoe and Rannoch Moor offer up numerous views that you can capture by the side of the road but I wanted something different for the workshop. Roadside is all very well but I really […]

Landscape Photography – How to Get A Good White Balance

As soon as we click the shutter on our cameras white balance will always be applied. Digital cameras give us the edge over film cameras as we can immediately see the effect it is having on our images. In the days of film, landscape photographers gravitated towards the rich colours of Fuji Velvia but unless they used warm-up or cooling down filters then they were stuck with a daylight balance of around 5500K. The raw images from our digital cameras […]