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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...

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...

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...

Gear Talk: The Freedom of Photographing Tripod Free

It’s a question most photographers ask themselves while packing for a photo trip; will I need my tripod? Personally, to be totally honest, about 95% of the time my answer will be no. The...

Shooting Sunrise at Sensoji Temple, Tokyo

Sunrise Photography at Sensoji Temple Walking through the historic streets of Asakusa at 5:30am, it was hard not to wonder what on earth we were doing awake. Usually buzzing with atmosphere, the streets were...

Photographing the Colours of the Cook Islands

Photographing the Cook Islands of Rarotonga + Aitutaki The Cook Islands are a bright, visual playground of tropical tones. From the sea to the sky, you’re spoilt for ever changing landscapes to photograph and...

The 48hr Guide to Queenstown’s Photo Spots

Queenstown Photography Locations Queenstown, New Zealand is somewhere I’d usually recommend you spend a lifetime in preference to a weekend. It’s the kind of place you arrive and instantly realise you’re somewhere special. That...

Aerial Photography: Hot Air Ballooning in Dubai

Dubai Hot Air Balloon – Photography Experience Aerial photography has long been one of my fascinations. Seeing the world from above; the patterns, formations and colours of nature, it’s like mother nature has creatively...

Setting the Scene: Creating Star Trails with Live Composite

How to Take Star Trails The magic that exists once you learn how to capture astrophotography and star trails is immeasurable. Astrophotography is about capturing long exposures that bring out the available light 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...

Setting the Scene: How to Photograph Sunrise

Sunrise Photography Tips Photographing the warm glow of a sunrise is perhaps the most relaxing scene to capture…or is that because I’m usually still half asleep at the time? Asleep or not, as the...

What’s in my bag?

One thing I always wish is that I had a Mary Poppins Camera Bag, anyone else on the same page? A bag that fits endless amount of gear, is super light to carry no...
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