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Landscape Photography | Patagonia Journey to the end of the World Part 02

Patagonia. Landscape Photography at the end of the World Part 2 highlights the second part of an epic journey I took down to the fjords of Chile in South America. On a commissioned trip for a cruise liner I had the opportunity to see stunning mountain scenery; glaciers and get up close to some of the wildlife that inhabits this part of the world. To say the scenery was mind blowing is an understatement. Even breathtaking seems to not do […]

Khentii Province in Mongolia

Mongolia | A Journey to Central Asia | The Wilderness

The road trip begins – but first the supermarket When you say goodbye to the hubbub of Ulaanbaatar in the confines of a Furgon van the most likely scenario that will happen next is your driver and guide will stop at a supermarket on the outskirts of the city. What is a supermarket like in Mongolia? It is no different to any other supermarket and more than likely you will see many familiar brand names as well as some not […]

ger district of ulaanbaatar

Mongolia | A Journey to Central Asia | Ulaanbaatar

Arriving in Ulaanbaatar I remember the first time that I arrived in Ulaanbaatar’s Chinggis Khaan International Airport. The Aeroflot flight from Moscow to UB was getting near to the airport and I remember looking out of my window onto the landscape below. It wasn’t what I had imagined. What had I imagined was high mountains around the place but it seemed relatively flat to what I had had in my mind. Sure there were plenty of hills around the place but […]

Russian Furgon van

Mongolia | A journey to central Asia

My journey to Mongolia started in January 2018. Having just come down from the Scottish Highlands amidst the harsh winter conditions of the Beast from the East, I went to the Adventure Show in London’s Olympia. At the show I met Jess of Eternal Landscapes who offered me the chance to discover this amazing country. Once we got chatting it was evident how passionate she was about Mongolia and what it was that it had to offer. But when I […]

What is a travel photographer

What is a travel photographer?

What is a travel photographer? Who are these people who roam the world taking pictures and what is that they really do? If you go to the ever present search engine Google and enter the phrase “what is a travel photographer?” then you’re likely to hit upon a number of pages trying to nail down just what it is that a travel photographer does. Wikipedia is at the top of this list and defines it as “A genre of photography that may […]

Patagonia Landscape Photography at the end of the World

Patagonia. Landscape Photography at the end of the World highlights the first part of an epic journey I took down to the fjords of Chile in South America. On a commissioned trip for a cruise liner I had the opportunity to see stunning mountain scenery; glaciers and get up close to some of the wildlife that inhabits this part of the world. To say the scenery was mind blowing is an understatement. Even breathtaking seems to not do it justice. […]

7 Composition Tips & Tricks to Compose Your Landscape and Travel Photos

7 Composition Tips & Tricks to Compose Your Landscape and Travel Photos is designed to take you in a logical way of composing your images to try and ensure you end up with better and better photos. Composition is one of those key elements that needs to be mastered in photography and in any visual art. We need to compose our images so that viewers are drawn into them. In this photography tutorial I start with the rule of thirds […]

7 Tips for Using a Tripod in Landscape and Travel Photography

7 Tips for Using a Tripod in Landscape and Travel Photography explores 7 ways in which I get the best out of my tripod when I’m out and about. People get into many bad habits when it comes to using their tripod in the field. These habits can lead to images having camera shake and frustration. So here’s some of what I do to ensure I get all the imagery I want and that everything is as it should be.

Landscape Photography | Winter on Rannoch Moor & Glencoe

Landscape Photography Winter in Glencoe shows some of what fellow vlogger Paul Thomson, Dick Coulthard and I did up in the Highlands of Scotland over the weekend of 11 and 12 January 2020. It was a rough weekend with the usual fickle weather Glencoe can throw at you and our first day was a near wash-out. Heavy rain descended upon us and most of the day was spent in cafés wondering if we’d ever get a single photo. But the […]

Vallerret Alta Over-Mitt Photography Gloves – A quick review

During the winter the need to protect ourselves is an obvious task. But when you’re a landscape photographer then it’s even more evident as sometimes you might be stood around waiting in the freezing cold. One thing that photographers have always struggled with is getting a proper hold of their camera when wearing gloves. And that’s where Vallerret come into the scene. Made and designed by photographers this excellent company kindly furnished me with two different sets. One was the […]