The River Nile near Aswan, Egypt, and the water gives a near-perfect golden metallic reflection.
Photographing a grand landscape it pays to pause and carefully consider the compositional possibilities
With the sun low in the sky, the scene is strongly side-lit which has the effect of giving the features in the landscape some dimensionality.
The time of day and the cloud cover combine to give a soft light and what I find a pleasing colour to the sky and distant ridges.
many beaches around the Big Island of Hawaii consist largely of black lava rock, not surprising given that the islands exist because of volcanic activity.
Excuse me as I revisit some of my photographs from the March, 2007, trip through Egypt and Jordan when I was fortunate enough to travel through Wadi Rum. World Heritage listing. Wadi Rum in Southern Jordan is a desert region of sandy valleys and dramatic sandstone and granite mountains some over 1700 metres in height. Covering an area of 720 square kilometres, there has been human habitation here for thousands of years, UNESCO recognizing its cultural significance by adding it […]
Late afternoon sky over St Michael’s Mount, Cornwall.
The mount has been the subject of myth and legend for centuries. Some of these stories, recorded as far back as 495AD. I do like the blue sky but I think there is a heightened sense of drama with the monochrome. Only minor adjustments were made to contrast values.
Avalanches are a common occurrence in Antarctica but photographing one takes some luck due to their unpredictability.