Photography for Travellers

Inspiration and information to help you make the most of your travel and photography

Practical Philosophies

The art of photography is not about the camera, it's about what you do with it. Change your attitude to change your photography.

Learning to Love the Digital Darkroom

Learning to Love the Digital Darkroom

Not spending a little time processing your photos is the modern equivalent to collecting a bunch of prints from the chemist. If you’re not committing to process those RAW files then you’re only exploring half of their creative potential. The digital darkroom is where a world of possible interpretations can be brought to life.
The Photographic Paradox

The Photographic Paradox

Each photograph is a stepping stone on a journey. We think of photography as freezing time and capturing the moment. But what are we really holding onto and where do all those pixels end their journey?
Love is a Lens

Love is a Lens

Can you truly love your photography if you don't love your camera? It's the lenses I truly love however, that's where the character comes from.

Photographic Field Guides

Fabulous field guides for my favourite destinations. Full of rich detail to help you make the most of your photographic opportunity on location.

Slow Shutter Basics

Slow Shutter Basics

Beginners guide to shooting long exposures, with the help of a very good tripod and some ND filters.
Trails in the West

Trails in the West

This is the third evolution of my star trails guides, a small refinement but one I plan to use quite a lot in future. This feature adds onto the previous two guides which go deeper into the technique of capturing and stacking a star trail sequence.
Uluru for Photographers

Uluru for Photographers

This magnificent monolith in the heart of Australia's Red Center is one of the world's most inspiring locations for a photographer to visit. Be warned however, it is also a subject that demands care and respect.

Careers and Ideas

There's more to photography than just the camera. Looking at the bigger picture is good for your development.

Every Little Step

Every Little Step

Every little step you make towards enriching the world we live in is worth while. You may not feel like you’re having a huge impact, but don’t stop trying.
Creating Opportunity to Be Creative

Creating Opportunity to Be Creative

The most important step towards taking better photos is to make the effort to get out and find your inspirational subjects.
Seeing the World of Beauty

Seeing the World of Beauty

I'd rather immerse myself in what makes the world lovely instead of what makes me sad. Any day of the year is a good day for this.

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Good Gear

Very selected features on the hardware, software and extra wares that help me get the job done.

Pentax 645Z and Capture One

Pentax 645Z and Capture One

You may have heard that Capture One will open DNG files from the Pentax 645Z, which is entirely true. Just don’t expect to be able to do anything especially useful beyond that.
The Perfect Lens and Why They Don't Exist

The Perfect Lens and Why They Don't Exist

When it comes to lenses there is no such thing as one-size-fits-all. You have to try a lens before you know if it really suits you, and sometimes you grow out of the old one and move onto something new. just like us photographers, no lens is perfect.
Rokinon 14mm DS T3.1 CineLens

Rokinon 14mm DS T3.1 CineLens

A seriously affordable astro photography lens to help you chase stars, auroras and ultra wide landscapes.

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