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Lisa Michele Burns

Travel and landscape photographer from Australia who is far more comfortable in a pair of flippers than heels! Having worked for publications such as Lonely Planet, Wanderlust and the Sunday Times, Lisa founded The Wandering Lens to share destination guides to the worlds most photogenic places and outdoor experiences.

Perspectives: Photographing Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto

Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kyoto for Photographers Fushimi Inari Shrine aka Fushimi Inari Taisha is that oh so photogenic place where bold red torii gates weave their way into the foothills of Kyoto’s Higashiyama Mountains....

Inspire – An Interview with Neil Bloem, Lofoten Islands

Interview x Inspire Inspiration comes in many forms; it could be spectacular light, your subject once they step into the frame, a dream, memory or something you saw briefly on social media. What about...

Alternative Photo Editing Programs – Luminar and Aurora HDR

Ever since I’ve been a photographer I’ve only known and used two editing programs, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom. However, the big news cruising through photography circles is that now, there’s a new kid...

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...

The Sydney Opera House – Australia’s Striking Icon

In Photos: The Sydney Opera House Appearing like a ship floating on the harbour, the Sydney Opera House is a photogenic marvel. With structured, shell-like sails forming a skyline that’s unlike anywhere else in...

Perspectives: 14 Places to Photograph the Eiffel Tower

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

The Outer Hebrides – A Guide to the Isle of Lewis + Harris

Scotland – The Isle of Lewis and Harris Wind-swept beaches with teal seas rolling onto pearl coloured shores border these islands in the western waters of Scotland. Scotland is one of those special parts...

Gear Talk: The Benefits of Travelling with a Zoom Lens

Travel Photography + Zoom Lenses Now before you click away thinking this is going to be a techy article about some fancy gadget, wait a second… I’m not one of those photographers who bulks...

Location Scout: Photogenic Waterfalls to Visit in Bali

Bali is lush. It’s a tropical paradise where rainforest grows rampant, greens are greener than anywhere you’ve been before and where waterfalls shower their way through mist-filled gullies. If you’re heading for Bali and...

Curating Your Work – Social Media for Photographers

How to Make an Attractive Social Media Account Social media has created a never-ending vault of inspiration and possibilities to showcase your work whether it’s personal or professional. We’ve all scrolled aimlessly through Instagram,...

10 Photography Experiences to Have in Iceland

  Iceland and photography are like peanut butter and toast, they go together. It’s where glaciers, waterfalls and other-worldly landscapes await you and your camera, ready to provide the adventure of a lifetime. I’ve...

Travel Photography – A Year of Adventures with The Wandering Lens

Travel Photography – Behind the Scenes This year has been the biggest so far for The Wandering Lens and I wanted to take some time to share a little summary of the photography adventures...

Enchanting Luxury at the Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto

Visual Hotel Review – Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto, Japan Stone steps lead through an 800-year-old Japanese garden where vibrant autumn trees dance delicately over a koi pond. It’s every bit as enchanting as it...
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