Blog - Phil-osophy on Landscape Photography

Phil-osophical thoughts, tutorials and tips on landscape photography. Also reviews of equipment for photographers

On Bolberry Down

Wandering the wonderful coastline in blustery winds at Bolberry Down, on a photography assignment for the National Trust.
15/02/2017 - 15:34 | Read More

Mouth of The Erme

A winter wander along the estuary at Meadowsfoot... savouring the remarkable geology, the brackish tang in the air, the grand space of one of South Devon's finest beaches
11/01/2017 - 21:56 | Read More

Abstract Nocturnes

The vibrant tones of the decorative lights at the last Totnes Christmas Market of 2016 offered great opportunities for abstract ICM photography...
22/12/2016 - 00:39 | Read More


Heavy rains and the subsequent rise in the level of a river that one is familiar with, can bring new temporal opportunities and make the known seem quite different. An interesting time for landscape photography.
24/11/2016 - 10:20 | Read More

Using Graduated Neutral Density Filters for Landscape Photography

A video blog tutorial on using Graduated Neutral Density filters in Landscape Photography - to control dynamic range within a single photographic frame
16/08/2016 - 22:02 | Read More

Perseids Meteors 2016

An evening of stargazing with my family on the summit of Top Tor, in Dartmoor National Park - out to see the Perseids Meteor shower
12/08/2016 - 12:08 | Read More

Review of Sleeklens Landscape Adventure Collection

An initial review of the Sleeklens Landscape Adventure Collection, a series of 56 customisable Photoshop actions/brushes allow you to adjust the light, colours, contrast Compatible with Photoshop versions 4 through 6 to CC
13/07/2016 - 23:36 | Read More

On Landscape Magazine - Article in Issue 117

A Return to Waldeinsamkeit, thoughts and photos from the quietude of Fernfire Woods
11/07/2016 - 12:36 | Read More

Using Neutral Density Graduated filters in Landscape Photography

Neutral Density Graduated filters remain, for many situations, as being the best way to balance the contrast range within a scene for landscape photographs. This video blog demonstrates their use in action
27/06/2016 - 17:43 | Read More

The Aune Identity

The River Aune is a delightful river with a wild, old-world atmosphere for much of it's journey through Dartmoor National Park.
14/06/2016 - 12:31 | Read More