Blog - Phil-osophy on Landscape Photography

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

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

The best camera you have...

Forgetting to take your best camera on a journey doesn't necessarily mean giving up on the idea of making a few photographs
04/03/2016 - 09:48 | Read More

Welcome to The Edge

Edges, edges, edges... an discussion on landscape photography and the edges of things. Published in Issue 109 of the ever brilliant On Landscape magazine.
29/02/2016 - 13:19 | Read More

The Salty

The Salty is a vast sand and gravel bank in the Teign estuary, encrusted with a wealth of mussels and cockles. Offering a plethora of vistas and abstractions to enjoy
12/02/2016 - 14:49 | Read More


Exploration of the fringes of the areas we begin to become aquainted with can lead us to find intriguing new elements of the landscape. One such jaunt in the woods below Mel Tor opened my eyes to such wonders
08/01/2016 - 19:07 | Read More

Into the Landscape

Time spent in the landscapes beyond our urbanian dwellings can be such an enriching and rewarding experience, much as I enjoy photography, there is more to making photographs than pointing the camera at something pretty and clicking the button
04/01/2016 - 16:59 | Read More