Photographing Machu Picchu

September 18, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
On our final day of the travel photography workshop in Peru with Brendan Van Son and Jeff Bartlett, I guess you could say we saved the best till last, as we visited the magnificent Machu Picchu. You can view my vlog from Machu Picchu below. We left our hotel at 4am to get in line for the first bus up to the ancient ruins to make sure we were...
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The Importance of Foreground In Your Photos

September 06, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
One of the main pieces of advice given to me on my recent travel photography workshop in Peru with professional photographers Jeff Bartlett and Brendan Van Son was how important it is to focus on the foreground in your photos. Brendan actually said: "Look for foreground and everything else will take care of itself." So every time we arrived in a...
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A Colour Photographer's Paradise - Arequipa, Peru

August 23, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Once we left Nazca, on the travel photography workshop in Peru with Your Photo Adventures, we headed to Arequipa. Of all the cities we visited in Peru this was probably my favourite, despite only spending one day there. It's a really nice, quaint place with amazing architecture and great for photography. In our day here we visited the Santa Cata...
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How To Conquer Your Fears

August 15, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
On Day 4 of the travel photography workshop in Peru I put to the test whether or not I really was truly over my fear of flying, as we flew over the famous and mysterious Nazca lines in a very small, light aircraft. To anyone who has been following me for a while you will know that I used to be terrified of flying and whereas I gradually conq...
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Don't Let Lack Of Equipment Hold You Back

August 08, 2017  •  1 Comment
In my previous blog posts I shared my experiences and what I learned on the first two days of a recent travel photography workshop in Peru with Brendan Van Son and Jeff Bartlett. Firstly in Lima and secondly from the oasis and sand dunes of Huacachina, one of Peru's finest places to visit. In this blog post I will share another piece of helpful...
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