GEOPHOTO

Fire and Pain

Their extraordinary colour, long hair and human-like expressions make orang-utans one of the main attractions for photographers visiting Indonesia. But recent wildfires are putting them at risk

By the water’s edge

April is when we feel winter is weakening its hold on the countryside. This is apparent in the undulating hills and valleys where watercourses flow with greater force
Tilt and shift photography has become famous recently for the curious ‘miniature’ effect it can produce. But there’s a lot more to it than just replicating toy town
An abstract concept such as climate change is actually easier to photograph than you may think. It just requires an awareness of your environment and the unique set of changes that are occurring to it

Rabbit season

In the depths of winter, spending a day photographing a small, wary, long-eared mammal high above the snowline in the Scottish Highlands is not to be taken lightly
Svalbard’s accessibility and proximity to the Arctic make it a popular destination for landscape and wildlife photographers who appreciate the pristine landscape and unique polar lighting conditions

Shoot for the Moon

The hundreds of Blood Moon images that poured onto social media sites the morning after the latest lunar eclipse demonstrates how night photography has become far more accessible to the public

Island of wonders

With around 20 million visitors every year, Venice is one of the most photographed cities in the world. However, even a lifetime of images can’t dilute its impact

On the hunt

India’s wild tiger numbers are a mere fraction of what they should be. As a result, capturing one in your lens remains one of the great photographic thrills

Damsels and dragons

Summer is the peak time of year for photographing insects, when city parks, rural fields and woodlands are buzzing with activity

Birds of a feather

Seagulls may not be everyone’s idea of photogenic wildlife, but Britain is awash with picturesque seabirds of all varieties from canoodling gannets to swooping kittiwakes

Sleeping giants

Volcanoes are one of nature’s most spectacular sights and make for superb photography, as long as you take the correct safety precautions first

The secret garden

Spring is a season that many photographers look forward to the most because the changes in light, climate and landscape make a dramatic relief from the grey monotony that typifies a winter
Sunset has long been a favourite time of day for travellers and the breathtaking colours and light conditions make it a photograph many of us wish to take, wherever in the world we may be
When it comes to geological features and ecosystems, it’s hard to imagine anywhere else in the world more comparable to Yellowstone National Park

A whale of a time

With the possibility of spectacular breaches and tail fluking, it is unsurprising that whale photography is growing in popularity in many global coastal resorts

Weather warnings

The phrase ‘four seasons in one day’ applies aptly to Britain’s weather patterns and for the outdoor photographer this usually means being prepared for rain or shine

Between day and night

Losing light can be the bane of modern photography, but with the right preparation, correct tools and a spot of experimentation, the twilight hours can provide stunningly imaginative results

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