Here you will find lots of photography tips, techniques, articles, tutorials and much more….


Beyond the Golden Hour
The golden hour, that precious moment 30 minutes before and after sunrise and sunset. The photographer’s prime time; or is it? I’m often asked if this is the best time to take photos. My answer is usually: “Yes, if you want golden photos!”

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How much does luck play a part when taking a photo?
I captured this image on a hill in the Ljubljana Marshes. It wasn’t planned. I was just on a walk with my family. But when I emerged at the top of the hill, I spotted this moment.

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How to Photograph
Durdle Door
Durdle Door is a natural limestone rock arch. It’s one of the most famous sights on the Jurassic Coast. In this article I’m going to show you how and from where to get great photos of this great location.

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Photography Workshops

Are you looking to improve your photography skills?

I offer photography workshops, tours and tuition to both individuals and groups.

Just bought your first digital SLR? Or maybe you are having trouble understanding the complexities of your compact? Whether you are a budding professional or amateur enthusiast who wants to get more from your camera, there is no better way to learn the art of photography and put these new skills to practice than by travelling around a country resplendent with stunning natural landscapes, interesting people and great light. On my workshops I give you lots of photography tips and advice to help you get the best photos out of your trip.

Durdle Door in the moonlight, Dorset, England. Captured late evening as the moonlight flooded through the rock's archway. The long exposure has also produced some nice star trails to the right of the arch. Durdle door is one of the many stunning locations to visit on the Jurassic coast in southern England.

Jurassic Coast Workshop

Join me for a weekend photo holiday and workshop on this beautiful coastline. Stretching along Dorset and Devon, the Jurassic Coast is so-named because its landscape and geology record 185 million years of the Earth’s history. It’s packed with fantastic photographic opportunities at anytime of the year, and we’ll explore some of the best locations along the Dorset stretch

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Jamnik church of Saints Primus and Felician at sunrise, perched on a hill on the Jelovica Plateau with the kamnik alps and storzic mountain in the background, Slovenia.

Slovenia in Spring Workshop

Join me, Ian Middleton, on my Spring in Slovenia photography workshop in the stunning alpine region. We’ll visit two beautiful glacial lakes: Lake Bled and Lake Bohinj, and travel through stunning alpine valleys and mountain vistas, visit waterfalls, rapids and gorges. We’ll photograph lovely castles and churches, on lakes, beside lakes and on hilltops, all with magnificent backdrops.

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View across Lake Bled to the island church and clifftop castle from Ojstrica, Slovenia.

Slovenia in Autumn Workshop

Join me, Ian Middleton, for my Autumn Colours in Slovenia photography workshop in the stunning alpine region of this amazing country. We’ll photograph the two beautiful glacial lakes Bled and Bohinj, beautiful mountain vistas, visit waterfalls, rapids and gorges in all their autumn glory. We’ll capture lovely castles and churches on lakes, by lakes and on hilltops, all with magnificent backdrops.

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