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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...

Gear Talk – A Review of the new Olympus OM-D E-M1X

Hello Gorgeous – The Olympus OM-D E-M1X has arrived! Hiking through the frozen tundra of Finnish Lapland in -20degrees, the Olympus OM-D E-M1X slung over my shoulder, I was in awe of the pastel...

Never Stop The Journey – Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III

Travelling as a photographer is a journey like no other. There’s the moments of light peeking over mountain tops, wispy clouds of all shapes and sizes filling the sky, cities filled with culture and...

Testing my new Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II in Iceland

Photography for me has never been about gear. I’m more about landscapes than lenses and have always focused on creative perspectives over fan dangle gadgets. For the past six years I’ve had the same...

A Photo flight above Sermeq Kujalleq

A Scenic Flight over Sermeq Kujalleq, Greenland With two cameras on my lap, excitement levels were almost out of control as the plane took off from the tiny runway at Ilulissat. Flying over Greenland’s...

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...

Behind the Lens: Flying a DJI Mavic Air in -21 degrees

Flying a Drone in Cold Weather – Really cold weather. As the pain became unbearable, my hand quickly resembling a rigid claw, I used my thumb to maneuver the joystick and land the drone....

Behind the Lens – Flying Over Greenland

A flight I’ll never forget. “As we flew closer to the mainland the drift ice was forming patterns, no doubt shaped by currents swirling along the coast. It was beautiful, mesmerising, astonishing…all those descriptive...

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...

How to Photograph in Freezing Conditions

Photographing in Cold Climates It might be tad chilly outside but photographing in crazy conditions like this can result in some of the best images you’ll ever take – so get out there…after reading...

Glacier Lodge Eqi – Up Close with Greenland’s Calving Wonder

Glacier Lodge Eqi, Greenland Thunderous echoes of crashing ice ripple across the bay like a constant chorus of nature’s beat. Nothing can prepare you for the sound of a glacier calving. It’s a clap,...

Hoanib Skeleton Coast – The True Desert Oasis

Hoanib Skeleton Coast – Wilderness Safaris Let’s start with this statement – once you’ve experienced Hoanib, you’ll forever want to return.  I promise. Be mesmerised and intrigued by the landscapes, animals and the atmosphere...

Aerial Photography: Floating Above the Namib Desert

Aerial Photography in Namibia Orange hues of all shades pass below as the basket drifts slowly across the Namib Desert. A gentle breeze pushes us over deeply etched sand patterns carved by wind, footprints...

Wilderness Wonders at Kulala Desert Lodge, Namibia

Kulala Desert Lodge – A Visual Hotel Review Staring into the distance, sand dunes dance in a haze of heat and oryx are spotted wandering on the horizon.  It’s a desert scene of dreams,...

Photographing the Dunes of Sossusvlei + The Namib Desert

Photographing Deadvlei with Wilderness Safaris – Namibia Departing in darkness, a slight glow simmered on the horizon, a tiny hint of the magic soon to be revealed across the Namib Desert.  With Kulala Desert...

I know a place – Hoshinoya Kyoto, Japan

Hoshinoya Kyoto – A Visual Hotel Review I know a place… Where a turquoise river leads to tranquility. Where Japanese maples drape traditional wooden pavilions and the sound of water brings an instant serenity....

Behind the Lens: Photographing Zabriskie Point, Death Valley

Heat, gale force winds and giggle fits at Zabriskie Point, California. As the car door opened and a gush of warmth swarmed my face I suddenly realised, oh gosh, I’m in Death Valley…and it’s...

Trunks, Treasures and the Jabulani Safari Experience

NOT YOUR AVERAGE HOTEL REVIEW – JABULANI SAFARI, SOUTH AFRICA Where wildlife is welcome to wander on up to the deck, a resident hippo hides in the water hole and there’s 15 other trunky...

Photogenic Experiences around Hoedspruit, South Africa

Blend Conservation + Wildlife Photography As the plane descends closer to the ground the air of anticipation rises…is that an elephant or a rock? Ooo zebra, nope…road grate. Perhaps I was a little too...

Ilulissat, Greenland – A Guide to Photogenic Experiences

Capture the Magic of Greenland in Ilulissat Ilulissat is somewhere you need to visit in your lifetime if you’re into icebergs and all things arctic. Frozen natural wonders meet a culture that’s as fascinating...

Behind the Scenes: Hiking in Kari Gorge, Atacama Desert

Crackling walls of salt crystals and sand dunes… Standing on the edge of the Salt Mountain range, we peered into the valley below where patterns weaved throughout a dry, river floor. Rugged, rocky, part...

Photographing South Africa’s Marine Big Five

A Cruise to Dyer Island, Gansbaai Peering south it’s a seemingly never ending landscape of blues. A gentle swell rolls through the glassy sea as morning fog slowly lifts to reveal a coastline as...

Behind the Lens – Rhino Notching in South Africa

Conservation Efforts in South Africa – Kapama Private Game Reserve *Please note – The photos within this article may be distressing for some but please know this is a method of conservation and everything...

Photographing the Lunar Landscapes of Valle de la Luna, Chile

Landscape Photography Adventures in Valle de la Luna, Chile. Declared a natural sanctuary in 1982, Chile’s Valle de la Luna (Valley of the Moon) is home to an other-worldly landscape of salt flats, craters,...
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