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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...

The horses in Iceland live a very different life to many domesticated farm animals. They spend most of their lives roaming wild in the highlands. Once a year, towards the end of the summer, they are corralled down from the mountains and brought back home. Roaming...

Photography, like many skills (maybe all, I haven't checked), requires a continued level of attention on the part of its owner. Ebb And Flow Over the last decade I've noticed a clear ebb and flow with regards to my photographic enthusiasm. The flows correlate, unsurprisingly, with episodes...

I was in Bangalore last month to visit our office and interview another round of candidates. Apparently keen for a first hand experience of 'Delhi Belly', Brei joined me a week in for a holiday. This was her first trip to India an we decided...

Website marketing, social posting ad other self-promotion might be having a detrimental effect on your creativity. This is not a throwaway comment, it’s something realised through personal experience. Photography has been a part of my life since my late teens. It’s a pastime that helps...

I often notice a visible improvement in my photography as I transition from directionless tourist to knowledgable local. While there are only a few places I can consider myself a real local, there are a handful of other places, Hong Kong or Singapore come to...

I got stuck in traffic, then it started raining and when I finally turned up the park I was going to had closed. Last but not least, because of the traffic, I didn't have enough money to pay the cab driver. On the plus side I...

Because of some India Visa issues I've ended up in Bangkok for a few days. My hotel is a few minutes from the vertiginous Sky Bar. A 64th floor rooftop bar with very little concern for health and safety but a great view of the...

Walking up to complete strangers in a foreign country and asking them to pose for street portraits takes a certain level of confidence. Especially because the best street portraits are often of intimidating or unusual characters: people you would likely steer clear of in a...