Arguing for aperture

I am a fan of the semi-automatic modes and when I am on a tripod facing a natural landscape scene, I usually switch to Aperture Priority. Anyone who does this is arguing for aperture. Arguing for aperture is a challenge, this article will get a bit technical, but...
Mother of a morning

Mother of a morning

This was a January morning in the South East of Iceland. This was no ordinary morning for our 5 day workshop because the sky was filled with a special kind of cloud. Nacreous clouds are ice particles high up in the atmosphere that catch sunlight long before sunrise....
People at Skogafoss

People at Skogafoss

Crowds – What can we do with them? I have mixed emotions when I turn up at Skogafoss with photographers. The first views of the falls from the main road usually brings about gasps of excitement. As we enter the car park and approach the falls, the gasps turn to...
Patience is  virtue

Patience is virtue

I just stumbled across this sequence of shot from a cloudy day at Jökulsarlon 6 years ago. Sometimes you get there and the visibility is poor, there is a lot of thick cloud and the ice is not quite doing it. If you have flown half way around the world to be here,...

My perspective on perspectives

Let’s forget the Maths and geometry here and focus on spirit animals. Your camera can become a spirit animal, but it is up to the photographer to decide which spirit to adopt. “Spirit animal” isn’t an accurate term because your camera can also...