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Location scouting for photo shoots is critical to my planning. It is one of the parts I can’t really make up as I go along. If a light breaks, I can change the tone of the photo to work around this. If a pose doesn’t...

Hi guys, When it comes to my photography, I'm a big planner. When we first started doing the Aztec Photography Workshops, I would have the whole day choreographed days ahead. The location, time of day, compositions and light setups. Below is an example of the type...

This was a tricky photo to light as we wanted it to look both flattering and dramatic. The idea was around 'sun worshiping' to the deity Huitzilopochtli. This practice is part of the Aztec religion and we wanted to try and show it's cultural importance....

Sometimes you get much better photos if you go against the tide (sorry, pun intended!). HERMOSA BEACH I took this photo of Hermosa Pier on one of our last nights in LA. The sun was putting on an amazing light show but I felt that the photo...

Our shift towards portraiture feels like a natural progression. Wanting to capture a more human aspect of our travels. The challenge is in creating stylised professional portraits without a studio, budget or space in our backpack for expensive equipment. To work this out we’ve done...

A SHIFT IN STYLE These past weeks have seen us drive through some stunning vistas, from arid deserts to lush cloud forests. It’s been an amazing photographic experience and one we won’t be forgetting anytime soon.  There are still dozens of great shots we can’t wait...

The bejewelled night skies above Arches National Park​ had a powerful effect on both of us. Our place in life assumed its true perspective (we're small, the universe is massive; that sort of thing) yet we came out inspired and galvanised to go onto greater...

Let Inspiration Guide Your Travel Schedule I often find my travel schedule dictated sub-contiously by the work of photographers I admire. The recent trip to Iceland was gently nudged into being by the dramatic minimalist compositions of Bruce Percy. Vietnam, almost certainly by the haunted beauty...

Blessed with a magical landscape that seems to work its way into many a Hollywood movie, Iceland has become a bucket list staple for more than just photographers. The tourism onslaught means that both the attractions and the access to them are changing. Here are 3...

Taking the time to understand and appreciate your subject are essential to both landscape and portrait photography. With this in mind, I try to plan photography trips in the off-season to avoid the crowds. The constant hum of human traffic unnerves me and I become unable...