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Creative Photography Course – Information + FAQ

The Creative Photography Course Online Learning | Six Monthly Workbooks | Creative Focus *For beginners and intermediate photographers looking to take their photography to the next level. I’m so excited to launch The Creative...

Creative Photography Techniques to Try with Your Camera 

Creative Photography Techniques – For Beginners to Advanced! Creative photography techniques aren’t only for professionals or advanced photographers, anyone can get started by learning a few nifty little tricks to improve your photography. Your...

The Business of Photography – Is Creative Talent Enough?

Starting a photography business – What skills you need to become a photographer! *Written based on my own experiences working in the industry for 15+ years and the skills I’ve needed to acquire along...

Behind the Lens: Creative Phases + My Current Obsession

Creative Photography + Stories Behind the Lens Throughout my career as a photographer I’ve gone through a number of phases that at the time I’ve thought are just the coolest thing ever. There was...

How to creatively compose travel images

Want to create photographs that make your friends want to jump in the image and be there with you? When visiting a new destination there is always a check list of major attractions, monuments...

How to Overcome Creative Block + Avoid Burnout

Creativity is a wonderful thing. Like taking a break from the real world, it allows you to get caught up in your own vision and thoughts. A form of escapism that can result in...

PHOTO TIPS: Getting Creative with Shutter Speed

Learning to adjust your cameras shutter speed is one of the first steps to controlling how a photo is created. Knowing how fast or slow you want the shutter to be will help the...

03 Sunset – The Wandering Lens Community Collection

Monthly Collection 03 Sunset Sunset, that time of day we’re drawn to photograph as the light turns from a golden glow to a soft dusk. The inspiring conditions lend themselves to capturing epic landscapes...

Perspectives: 14 Places to take Eiffel Tower Photos

Paris Photography: Eiffel Tower Photos Where to take the best Eiffel Tower Pictures… Paris is somewhere that always manages to sparkle no matter how many times you photograph it. It’s one of those fascinating...

Behind the Lens – Working with Water

If you’ve been a long-time reader of The Wandering Lens you will have seen me mention many times how much I love incorporating the element of water into my work. Photographing water, being in...

How to Sell Photos Online

Sell Photos Online – Your Quick Guide to Making Money from your Photography Online Selling photos online is a great way to make additional income as a photographer. How do you sell photos online...

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01 Snow – The Wandering Lens Community Collection

*Cover image by Guenther Reissner Monthly Collection 01 Snow Snow, it’s glistening beauty covering landscapes in a white blanket of magic and transforming winter scenes into a wonderlands. There’s something so gentle, elegant and...

The Business of Blogging – An Interview with Becky van Dijk

An Interview with Becky van Dijk, Travel Blogger Blogging allows that beautiful blend of creativity and business. With your own blog you can create a little corner of the internet dedicated purely to whatever...

Working as a Travel Photographer in 2021

Travel Photography Jobs in 2021 – Let’s start the conversation… Travel, ah that word conjures up so many butterflies, memories and immediately puts a smile on my face. Unfortunately, most of us didn’t use...

Minimalist Landscape Photography – A Quick Guide to taking Minimalist Photos

How to take Minimalist Landscape Photos Minimalist landscape photography is one of the most inspiring forms of photography to capture. Those empty spaces that work to highlight a beautiful subject and scene. Gorgeous light...

6 Unpopular Opinions About Photography

Musings + unpopular opinions related to photography I’m not sure about you but I love reading or hearing about unpopular opinions. There’s even an entire radio show dedicated to it in the UK and...

Setting the Scene – Intentional Camera Movement (ICM)

Intentional Camera Movement – ICM Photography: Learn how to create beautiful blurred motion! Blur in photography isn’t usually a good thing. We all want sharp, clear images with plenty of detail to showcase the...

Creating Pastel Photos with Photoshop and Lightroom

Pastel Editing Tips for Your Photos When editing an image, I don’t like to push things too far. I’m sure a few people just did a little laugh snort because I do use a...

Behind the Lens – The Olympus Photographers

Photography Inspiration: Behind the Professional Lens You’ve heard me say it before and I’ll say it again to kick off this article; photography isn’t only about what gear you have but how you use...

The Print Collection – Behind the Project

How the print collection came to life… A humpback whale appeared just meters away as I sat on the rocky shores of the Ilulissat Icefjord in Greenland. On the final day of my three...

A Guide to the Best Sri Lanka Photography Locations

Sri Lanka Photography Location Guide Sri Lanka is a beautiful and photogenic island of mesmerizing landscapes, lush tea plantations, waterfalls, palm fringed beaches and friendly locals. Also known as the ‘Pearl of the Indian...

Setting the Scene: Depth of Field + the Foreground

Photography Tips – Depth of Field + the Foreground Composition is one of the most important elements of photography. The way you see a scene is translated by your creative approach to framing a...

How to Improve your Photography While in Isolation

Learn and Improve Your Photography at Home! One common misconception in photography is that you need to be somewhere to get a good photo. Somewhere outside, somewhere with stunning landscapes and somewhere far from...