Articles

The Art of Repetition

22nd September 2018

Some of my pictures are the result of a single outing and others have involved months of effort in planning and making multiple trips. This is the story of one such image, of the Cobb in Lyme Regis.

Andoer Ball Head review

27th July 2017

On a tight budget? Want a cheap Arca-Swiss compatible alternative to the JOBY Ballhead X? The Andoer ball head could be the answer.

What should I expect from a landscape photography workshop?

7th July 2016

Landscape photography workshops are useful for photographers of all abilities. It doesn’t matter whether you are getting to grips with your camera’s settings or if you have several years’ experience taking photos, I will help you progress your photography.

Tips on reading the weather

27th November 2015

Weather plays a huge role in the world of landscape photography. Outdoor photographers must be some of the keenest watchers of weather forecasts, hoping for that all important hint of what the light and conditions might be.

Keeping it local: landscape photography on your doorstep

17th July 2015

With limited time for landscape photography a lot of photographers flock to favoured iconic locations each year yet spend little time making pictures on their own doorstep. This is understandable as places such as Corfe Castle, Porth Nanven, Dunstanburgh, Kimmeridge etc offer many opportunities for making pictures in all

Velbon Ultra REXi L travel tripod review

14th October 2013

My first foray into travel photography was full of new considerations for someone like me who’s used to taking pictures mostly in fields in the quiet countryside and mostly with only cows, birds and trees for company. Lugging a carbon fibre Gitzo tripod, measuring at least 70cm in length, on a plane, through multiple train […]

Weather planning: tips for photographers

13th January 2013

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Glastonbury Tor: photographs from the Somerset Levels

29th January 2012

Since I began taking landscape photographs Glastonbury Tor has been one of my most frequently visited subjects. The atmosphere of misty sunrises on the Somerset Levels is very special indeed; it’s the reason so many legends are associated with the area.