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Taking Creative Landscape Photography to the next Level

Landscape photography offers countless opportunities for photographers looking to push their creative capabilities. When facing a vast landscape, a lot goes into thinking about what kind of image we want to produce. The result of the photograph depends on a broad range of external factors such as environment, weather, lighting, alongside the gear and experience … Continue reading Taking Creative Landscape Photography to the next Level

How can photography help to boost mental health?

Gain greater perspective on life by using your camera outdoors… There is strong evidence and support that art can be therapeutic for people suffering from depression, anxiety or post-traumatic stress. This means participating in drawing, painting, colouring or sculpture has proven potential to strengthen mental health. I’m super interested in what photography can do in … Continue reading How can photography help to boost mental health?

Cage Match: Smartphone Camera versus DSLR Camera

Which popular camera device will triumph as the photographer’s greatest tool? I’m constantly hearing people predict that smartphone camera technology will soon hit a point where it’s so advanced we won’t actually need to carry a DSLR camera… Naturally I’m sceptical. Without the concrete facts or a mountain of funding to carry out rigorous techy … Continue reading Cage Match: Smartphone Camera versus DSLR Camera

The top 5 photography spots in Norway

The sheer variety of landscapes (sheer being the perfect word for it), in the Scandinavian country of Norway make it one of the most captivating locations for landscape photography in the world. From north to south the scenery changes dramatically, allowing you to capture such natural wonders as frozen beaches, turquoise seas, breath-taking fjords or arctic … Continue reading The top 5 photography spots in Norway

The top 5 photography spots in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, formerly known as Ceylon, is a wonderfully diverse island sitting south of India in (you guessed it) the Indian Ocean. Landscape photographers travelling to Sri Lanka can capture arid landscapes one day, tropical rainforests the next, framed by a coastline of golden beaches and bustling with photogenic wildlife. In addition to Sri Lanka’s … Continue reading The top 5 photography spots in Sri Lanka

Where to see the Northern Lights and how to photograph them

As landscape photography enthusiasts, we all have our bucket list of places that we simply must visit and photograph at some stage of our lives. The ethereal spectacle of the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, are on this list more often than not – but what’s the best time and place to see the Northern … Continue reading Where to see the Northern Lights and how to photograph them

Can shooting sunrises before work boost health and success?

Rising before the crack of dawn is a challenge, but it can greatly benefit your health and success. As a landscape photographer, I’ve shot my fair share of sunrises over the years, and I always come away from the experience feeling more focused, productive and generally more optimistic about tackling the day ahead. Turns out, … Continue reading Can shooting sunrises before work boost health and success?

Are photo tours the best way to see the world?

These days we always travel with a camera, usually the handy one contained in our smartphone. This gives us the opportunity to constantly capture our overseas holiday, weekend break, or even what we ate for breakfast, and share it instantly with our network. To some, a holiday isn’t even a holiday unless it’s captured on … Continue reading Are photo tours the best way to see the world?

Glenn’s Top 6 Travel Photography Tips

How to capture unique travel photography, by Glenn Mckimmin, Fujifilm ambassador Traveling and photography go hand in hand. Whether a professional travel photographer on an exhibition or a tourist looking to capture a holiday, it’s only natural that you look to take photos that perfectly capture your experience and memories. But before embarking on travels, … Continue reading Glenn’s Top 6 Travel Photography Tips

The Undeniable Health Benefits of Having a Hobby

Creating a healthy work-life balance is important, but often a challenge. I know firsthand the struggles of juggling a full-time business, family-time, mate-time, sleep-time, and me-time… so it’s my hobbies that keep me grounded! Some of my best ideas have materialised when furthest from my desk. I’m not the only one who thinks this. Top … Continue reading The Undeniable Health Benefits of Having a Hobby