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More sensuous curves in the Gobi Desert. Funny, a few people including my dad have said why go all that way to photograph sand? Or why not just head to Death Valley? Good questions, why? Simple really, for me travelling to these locations has absolutely nothing to do with photography and all to do with experiencing a totally different environment to what I am used to. I strongly believe that if you want to improve as a landscape photographer then keep your options open and try not pigeon hole yourself into photographing the obvious or what you are comfortable doing. The Gobi is a special place and in this day and age locations like the Gobi are becoming harder to find.
Zhangye National Geopark or the rainbow mountains in China. Before heading into the Gobi we spent an evening photographing the wonderful patterns found in this neck of the woods. I had seen images from this area before but in most cases the colours have been highly overexagerated. The colours and patterns are fascinating for sure. The late afternoon light brings out the best of the area.
The official image of the ghostly deciduous trees located in the Gobi. I loved this grouping of trees, they all seemed to have their place and behaved wonderfully. I purposely shot this at f/4 as I liked the out of focus foreground. The orange in the background is a very large sand dune. I have some exciting workshop locations coming up within the next year including Greenland, Spain and of course the Gobi. Be sure to sign up for my newsletter for up and coming dates.
A subtle shift in colour from slight shade picking up ambient blue light to a warmer tone picking up direct sunlight. Most of my latest images from the Gobi are made up of lines, shapes and shades. The Gobi desert is abstract photography heaven. Interested in visiting this area in February 2020? Head over to my website and subscribe to my newsletter I have some exciting workshops coming up later this year and in 2020. Other news, I am in the midst of putting together my first fine art book, all books will be pre order so make sure to get in touch to be put on the list.
Well I have returned home from a really enjoyable trip to China. Have to admit though that it is always great to return home after a long trip. Just sorting through the images now but I thought I would post this one from Huangshan Mountain (Yellow Mountain) looking down on some otherworldly granite pinnacles rising out of the fog and snow, it was surreal to experience that’s for sure.
I didn’t bring a laptop on this trip so I haven’t really had a chance to check out any images other than on the back of my camera. Here is another shot from the magnificent Gobi desert with Juanli Sun and @alister benn who are both excellent photographers. I took this snap with my phone so no processing or mucking about with filters.
I found trees in the desert😂👍🏼a quick iPhone shot of a wonderful group of deciduous trees in the midst of the Gobi desert. It was a great privilege to trek into this part of the world , what a fantastic experience, wish I could have stayed longer.
More mossy goodness on the road to Carmanah Provincial Park on Vancouver Island.
Old growth Sitka Spruce and sword ferns in Carmanah Provincial Park, Vancouver Island. One of my all time favourite locations to visit.
Bit of creek and moss action in Sasquatch Provincial Park not far from Harrison Lake.
A bit of rim lighting and mist can go a long way when presented with mossy trees. Taken in Sasquatch Provincial Park not far from Harrison Lake.
Super stoked about this, thanks everyone for the kudos very much appreciated.
Just when I thought winter was over haha. Be sure to check out my next video on YouTube, link in my bio. In this video Gavin Hardcastle and I explore a very icy canyon and Upana caves. This image gets a bit lost on Instagram but I was drawn to all of the great details in the ice formations, was a neat area for sure.
More mossy goodness coming to you from the west coast of Vancouver Island. The only problem with this area was the chaos, branches and deadfall everywhere so I was happy to grab this shot.
A bit of lush green to wipe away the winter blues. Beautiful green moss and big leaf maples not far from Nitinat Lake a few days ago.
Be sure to check out my latest YouTube video out on Saturday morning ‘cold temps and ice caves’ link to my channel in my bio. This will be the last video in a series that I put together from a recent trip into the Canadian Rockies with Gavin Hardcastle, @heatonthomas @nickpagephotography and @brenthendersonphotography thanks for looking.
Good friend @marulandscapes and I recently spent a few day exploring Carmanah and the road up to Carmanah Provincial Park. In three days I think we saw perhaps a dozen vehicles, it was bliss. First night we stopped off on the side of the road and ventured into the forest only to find this scene on the shoreline of Cowichan Lake. It’s not often that we stumble across a great scene without a lot of effort. Both Jeremy and I loved the way that the tree limbs drew us in towards the island off in the distance. I decided to give it a somewhat flat sepia tone to add to the mood.
Mackenzie Beach, Tofino. This past New Years I headed out to Tofino with my partner and mum and dad to celebrate New Years. Wouldn’t you know it it was a fantastic evening but I didn’t bring a camera other than my cell phone, go figure. Anyway it’s a pretty decent rendition for a phone shot.