Landscape Photography on the Jandia Peninsula, Fuerteventura

Landscape Photography on the Jandia Peninsula, Fuerteventura The archipelago of the Canary Islands is generally perceived as a sun holiday destination – a winter retreat from colder climes where beaches, bars and restaurants refresh and restore. Receiving 13 million visitors each year – the Canaries are more popular than Hawaii as a tourist destination. The…

Macro Photography: A Slightly Different Approach

Photographing insects in the field demands higher shutter speeds, a steady hand and a smaller aperture of c.f9 to ensure sharpness. On warm summer days, insects are mobile and easily found. However they provide minimal opportunities to carefully compose an image – they are too busy flying, feeding and living life. Choosing a complementary background…

Winter Wetlands: Photographing Whooper Swans

Winter Wetlands: Photographing Whooper Swans A winter wetland has always held a special place in my heart. A unique wildness derived from the winter wildfowl that visit from the remote Arctic landscapes, birds of prey drawn to harry prey during the short, cold days – the nervousness of wildfowl feeding anxiously – ready to take…