Blog - Phil-osophy on Landscape Photography

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

Thurlestone Rock

It intrigued me why I had photographed the Thurlestone in its tidal isolation on a few occasions yet, quietly fascinated, yet I had not previously made the walk at low tide to get up close to study it...
18/09/2014 - 19:09 | Read More

Aeon Flux - the story behind the photo

The optimistic journey to try and find afterglow light at Wembury Bay, turned out to be a hunch worth following...
08/09/2014 - 12:49 | Read More


Curiosity whilst looking at the map led to a trip to photograph the River Mardle on Dartmoor
24/08/2014 - 23:42 | Read More

Creative Observation

Exploring suggested arrangements in landscape photography, of a conversation of disparate elements that seem to work harmoniously to create something greater than the sum of the parts
20/08/2014 - 13:14 | Read More

The quiet dialogue

Landscapes that beckon return journeys... to explore and to contemplate further photographic studies...
06/08/2014 - 21:24 | Read More

Moor than meets the eye

Wild pockets of the ancient landscape sometimes exist closer to home than we may think...
27/07/2014 - 01:03 | Read More

Upper Dart Valley

The Dart, the eponymous river of the moor through which it runs is a delight in its many stages. The section known as the Upper Dart (to those who descend it by kayak, canoe or whitewater raft) from Dartmeet towards Newbridge offers fine woodland walking
18/07/2014 - 15:31 | Read More

Intentional Camera Movements

Intentional Camera Movements (a.k.a. ICM) are an abstract way of expressing an emotive response to the landscape and nature. In this article, notable early proponents of this technique & modern masters are listed for the purpose of inspiration...
09/07/2014 - 11:56 | Read More

Of Metaphysics and Landscapes (Part 3) - Breathing Space

‘Of Metaphysics and Landscapes ‘ – Breathing Space. The last part of a trilogy of articles that explores our emotional affinity with the natural world and how that may inform our creativity.
30/06/2014 - 12:18 | Read More


Opportunities arise sometimes in Landscape Photography for brief but beguiling moments, where one feels beckoned to change plans
20/06/2014 - 00:55 | Read More