Category: Story behind the photo

Jamnik church of Saints Primus and Felician at sunrise with the twin spires of Sveti Jost in the distance. This church is perched on a hill on the Jelovica Plateau, Slovenia.

Knowing your location

I went to Jamnik yesterday for sunrise because the clear outside app showed there would be fog. Sadly, there was no fog. However, local knowledge meant I could adapt and find something like this.

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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.

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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The June 2021 supermoon rising behind Mount Krim on the Ljubljana Moors in Slovenia.

Photographing the June 2021 Supermoon

In June 2021 I captured some great images of the Strawberry supermoon as it rose behind Mt Krim and beside the Church of Saint Ana on the Ljubljana Marshes. In this blog I tell the story of my shoot, how I got attacked by flies, and the techniques I used to capture and create the images.

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Live for the Story

As the years go by and we accumulate so many thousands of digital photographs, especially as a professional photographer, it’s easy to forget about the old ones.

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View across Lake Bled to the island church and clifftop castle from Mala Osojnica in autumn, Slovenia.

Bled Lake always offers a unique moment

As I’m stuck in Ljubljana during the peak of the autumn colours and unable to get to Lake Bled, all I can do is reminisce on past autumn shots. Although Bled Lake is probably one of the most photographed locations in Slovenia, it never fails to provide a unique moment. Here I show you some from my Autumn in Slovenia Photography Workshop 2018.

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Sunset at Strunjan on the Adriatic Coast in Slovenia.

SUP at Sunset

Read the story behind my latest photos of a Standup paddleboard (SUP) at sunset taken from Strunjan Beach on the beautiful Istria Peninsula, Slovenia.

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