Blog - Phil-osophy on Landscape Photography

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


In running my one to one and small group landscape photography workshops, I am committed to facilitating the client(s) to help them make considered photos, yet sometimes they ask me to make a couple of photos to demonstrate my response and approach to asp
13/12/2015 - 09:11 | Read More

Workshop in Storm Abigail

The incessant rains and high winds were not enough to dampen the spirits of my workshop client during Storm Abigail as it howled through Dartmoor and the coast of South West England in the late autumn of 2015
16/11/2015 - 15:13 | Read More

Autumn's cloak

Autumn with it's transitional hues offers a glorious opportunity to explore nature on the grand and small scales through the medium of photography
22/10/2015 - 15:57 | Read More

Visual Mass and Flow in Landscape Photographs

Visual mass is the principle of how elements within a composition draw the eye into a photograph. I share some ideas of how this can make a photograph flow and sustain attention
18/09/2015 - 16:48 | Read More

Wild Swimming on the Upper Dart

The beguiling River Dart, as it winds it's way down from the confluence of the West Dart & East Dart Rivers at Dartmeet, offers some glorious wild swimming
09/09/2015 - 18:56 | Read More


Wild swimming on the Teign, as it flows through the National Trust's and Woodland Trust's Fingle Woods in Dartmoor, an opportunity to make some immersive photographic studies of the river
12/08/2015 - 22:48 | Read More

Nant Gwynant

Nant Gwynant - one of the most striking and beautiful valleys in North Wales
24/07/2015 - 21:57 | Read More

Miggo Agua - a review of their storm-resistant camera carrier

The AGUA ("Water" in Spanish) is an IPX3-standard storm-resistant camera-carrier made by Miggo. It is different than common water-resistant camera carriers because it allows intuitive quick-drawing of the camera. The AGUA's special structure allows the ph
05/06/2015 - 23:25 | Read More


Glazegate Lane, an ancient green lane in the South Hams district of Devon. Full of bucolic charm and a palpable portal into deep time.
30/04/2015 - 21:10 | Read More

Focus on Nature Photo Competition

Some great news this week about a category win in the Focus on Nature Photography Competition and having four of my photographs displayed alongside the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition at Plymouth Museum from 28th March to 30th May 2015
19/03/2015 - 17:12 | Read More