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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 […]

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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 […]

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 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.

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 […]

Favourite images of 2019 – Landscape and Travel Photography

The year of 2019 was an incredibly busy one. Traversing the World from Europe to Asia and back again. Many miles traveled and many people and their cultures taken in. From getting stuck in Vietnam to watching Mongolian eagle hunters at work. I haven’t seen it all but I’ve definitely had my horizons broadened yet again. This video is both a small showcase for some of the places I’ve been to as well as a look over what I feel […]

How I Got Stuck in Vietnam

On the 28 September 2019 I was due to fly back from Da Nang to Paris via Hanoi. But what happened at Da Nang set up a series of events that has quite literally changed my life. The back story to this is that I had flown into Vietnam with my Macbook Pro laptop. A laptop that, at the time and unbeknown to me, was the subject of a recall. With security bearing down on me at Da Nang I […]

How I Photographed Osaka and Tokyo

For the early part of February 2019 I spent 12 days between two Japanese cities. Osaka had already been visited in November of 2018 but Tokyo was a new one for me. Both cities offer many observation points both open and closed and its these which attracted me as I wanted to time lapse them as best I could. As always though the weather was a challenge but that is what you have to put up with at times. In […]

How To Use A Big Stopper (10 stop ND filter) for Landscape Photography

The 10 stop Neutral Density filter or also known as the Big Stopper is one of those filters that gives a love or hate final image. Becoming ever more popular over the last 8 or 9 years you’d be hard pushed to find a landscape photographer that hasn’t used one. This extremely dense filter will elongate the final exposure from seconds into minutes giving a surreal look to the resulting photograph. Blurred water and misty seas along with streaky clouds […]

Woodland Photography – A beginner’s guide

Woodland photography is one of the hardest niches of landscape photography that beginner’s struggle with. A tangle of branches; trunks and leaves has many wondering where to actually point their camera. Do they even take an mage at all. In my latest vlog I give some guidance on how you can approach woodland. The first part starts in a managed woodland near to home. Managed in the sense that the trees are planted in symmetrical rows thus making it easier […]