Ian Middleton Photography

Photography Blog


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


Golden Hour
is it best?

Is it really the best time to take photos? Here I show you how heading out at other times of the day can also produce great photos.

Sell Photos

In today's competitive world it may seem hard to make money with photography. However, new technology has made it easier.

Photograph Durdle Door

Durdle Door is a natural limestone rock arch on the stunning Jurassic Coast in Dorset. In this article I show you how to photograph it.


Photography Tips

Multiple Shots – EOS Magazine

In 2021, I was privileged to be allowed to write an article for EOS Magazine, a quarterly published magazine aimed exclusively for owners of Canon cameras. The article was published in the April-June 2021 edition. Read the full article here.

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Pericnik Waterfall in the Vrata Valley, Julian Alps, Slovenia.
Great photography locations

How to Photograph Peričnik Waterfall

Peričnik Waterfall is one of Slovenia’s most beautiful waterfalls. Here I explain how to easily get there and how to vary your shutter speed to get different effects on the flowing water.

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Last light on Mount Storzic in the Kamnik Alps at sunset, seen from Jezero Črnava (black lake) in Preddvor, Gorenjska, Slovenia.
Story behind the photo

What to photograph on a sunny day

Clear blue skies are a landscape photographer’s nightmare. It’s hard to know what to photograph on a sunny day with just blue skies. But when you get them, you just have to work with it. More often than not, if you are patient and look hard enough, there is always something you can make out of it all.

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View of the ruins of Smlednik Castle with Storzic mountain, part of the Kamnik Alps, behind, Slovenia.
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Smlednik Castle & the Kamnik Alps

There are many lovely castles in Slovenia, but the old ruined castle at Smlednik is possibly the most interesting. In particular, the views from the top are some of the best in the country.

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Great photography locations

How to Photograph Jamnik Church View

Jamnik church is perched on a hill on the Jelovica Plateau with the kamnik alps and storzic mountain in the background. In this article I’m going to show you the best places to get photographs of this great church and view.

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View at sunrise from Rantovše hill across to Sveti Tomaz nad Praprotnim (church of Saint Thomas) and the Kamnik Alps, Slovenia.
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Best Sunrise Photos at Saint Thomas Church

This Saturday, June 20th, marks the summer solstice (longest day of the year) and also the start of summer. It’s also the best time to get sunrise photos at the iconic view of Saint Thomas Church in Slovenia. Read more about it here:

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View across Lake Bled to the island church, clifftop castle and Mount Stol in all it's spring glory, Slovenia.
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Lake Bled View Part 2

In this 2nd part I show you a great viewpoint where you can get the island church, castle and Mt Stol in perfect alignment.

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