Category archive - Photography

Mt. Kosciuszko: Landscape Photography in the Snowy Mountains

Mt. Kosciuszko: Landscape Photography in the Snowy Mountains


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Tips for Photographing the Northern Lights

Tips for Photographing the Northern Lights

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The Monasteries of Meteora: Thessaly, Greece

The Monasteries of Meteora: Thessaly, Greece

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Photo Essay: Snæfellsnes Peninsula and The Golden Circle, Iceland

Photo Essay: Snæfellsnes Peninsula and The Golden Circle, Iceland

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Photo Essay: Winter Wonderland in Scotland

Photo Essay: Winter Wonderland in Scotland

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Patagonia: Hiking to Mount Fitzroy, Argentina

Patagonia: Hiking to Mount Fitzroy, Argentina

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Photo Essay: Villages of Paros Island, Greece

Photo Essay: Villages of Paros Island, Greece

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Photo Essay: Hiking the Cinque Terre, Italy

Photo Essay: Hiking the Cinque Terre, Italy

 

Watching an Italian drink a coffee is mystifying. Blink and you will miss it. The Italians have a lovely saying that embraces a philosophy close to my own heart: ‘Il dolce far niente’ – the sweetness of doing nothing. They are famous for the idea of slowing things down. This applies to all things except for drinking coffee.

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Alaska Range From the Air: Denali National Park

Alaska Range From the Air: Denali National Park

 

It turns out diminutive five-seater planes and I don’t really see eye to eye. As we begin our bumpy ascent and the world starts to spin a little, I’m beginning to think that a scenic flight over Denali National Park in Alaska’s central interior was not such a great idea.

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Mount McKinley, Alaska: ‘The Mountain’

Mount McKinley, Alaska: ‘The Mountain’

 

It is known to the locals in Alaska as ‘The Mountain’.

Unfortunately, the chance of seeing Denali (Mount McKinley) in Alaska is only around twenty percent and many visitors leave the Denali National Park disappointed, having seen only the mass of cloud cover that keeps North America’s highest mountain hidden.

It is there, however: in all its 20,300 feet of snow-covered glory.

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