Donegal

FanadLighthouse, Donegal

Donegal – The forgotten county of Ireland but arguably the most beautiful. An inimitable light combined with patchworks of fields, mountains and one of the most beautiful coasts anywhere. The light in winter is particularly good with the sun at a low angle even at midday the photographer cannot, or should not, fail to capture some of the essence of …

Costa Rica

In the eye

Costa Rica, a small Central American country which lies to the North of Panama and South of Nicaragua, has a Caribbean and Pacific coastline and in between, volcanic peaks and lush rain forests.  A great deal of income now comes from sustainable tourism and the eco-lodge is almost ubiquitous. There is a lot so see and photograph for such a …

Ethiopia

All in the eyes

Ethiopia – Landlocked, 100 million inhabitants, one of the World least developed countries and so under visited in relation to what there is to see. Desert, mountains, indigenous minorities, volcanoes, national parks. Ethiopia has an unfortunate image elsewhere in the World. One of poverty, famine and despair. This is not the case – it is a country of great contrasts and …

Brazil

Howler profile

Brazil – almost the size of the USA has incredible bio-physical diversity. Iguacu falls, the Pantanal, the cityscapes of Rio, Ouro Preto, Salvador, the national parks of Lencois Maranhenses, Chapada Diamantina and the amazon basin. The photographer can select and enjoy their own area of interest – the opportunities are immense.

Iceland

Purples and greens Iceland

Iceland, on the mid atlantic ridge is slowly being torn apart as the North American plate and Eurasian plate move away from each other. This, together with a northerly latitude of 66 degrees, has created a unique landscape which is made for the outdoors and the photographer who savours the beauty of landscape and the geothermal activity. Geysers, fumaroles, ice …