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Travel photography tips - Don't be a photo sniper

Travel photography tips - Don't be a photo sniper

Today the idea of limiting the number of photos you take during a photoshoot is… It doesn't make sense. Memory cards are cheap. Storage is cheap. And of course shooting more photos means more opportunities to get something special. Right? Yes. Well, kind of. It’s not as simple as that. 

The dream travel photography project

The dream travel photography project

Imagine you're asked to photograph at one of your favourite destinations. It's for a company you really like. You get to use a camera that’s not even released yet and you’re given plenty of creative freedom. On top of everything, you get paid well too. 

Jericó - This is what picturesque looks like

Jericó - This is what picturesque looks like

To immerse myself in the luscious, green mountain scenery just one more time. To experience the worry free small-town-life. My journey through Colombia was winding down and this is what I wanted to do before leaving.

Through fog and rain to Zona Cafetera

Through fog and rain to Zona Cafetera

There are places that everyone tells you to avoid and there are places that EVERYONE tells you to go to. So far I’d been mostly visiting the “don’t go there places” in Colombia and had a great time. Over the years I've found that to generally be the case.

Chief Ayar Rantes

Chief Ayar Rantes

It was pitch black outside, but the weak kerosene lamp in the nakamal provided just enough light to see the excited expression on his face. I touched on topics that were dear to him –  tradition and culture. There was no better person to tell me about these than chief Ayar Rantes.

Back from the edge of the world

Back from the edge of the world

Despite all the warnings of the impossible roads and the supposedly dangerous locals I made it to La Punta Gallinas and, I loved it. With the years I've come to appreciate the remoteness of places like these. There's something special in getting away from the masses, from the traffic and the noise. 

The Georgian valleys and Kars region

The Georgian valleys and Kars region

From Cappadocia we headed to the North of Turkey. A quick border crossing to Georgia and back had Tanya’s visa renewed. Georgia is a country which I really, really want to travel around, but, when it’s warmer and less wet. 

Crazy ideas and ferry crossings

Crazy ideas and ferry crossings

A bit over a week ago I conceived the somewhat crazy idea of popping over to Portugal and bringing my Landrover to Turkey.  Portugal is over 4000 km from Turkey, which is not that close. By comparison, the furthest I'd driven into Africa from Europe was less than 3000 km, to Senegal