Ian’s Travel Photography Blog is your source for insights about all things travel and photography. Check back often, to read Ian’s views on travelling for photography, and how he sees things when he’s there.
Throughout Asia, it’s the Grandmother’s duty to look after the children of their children. Read the story behind the photo, taken in Tauser, northern Laos.
Sometimes when planning travel, picking the right hotel is immediately obvious. The Silo Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa, is one of those hotels.
If you want the best images you can from your camera, you’ll soon realize that tripods are not optional. But how do you decide which type of tripod to buy?
We don’t always have the right lens with us in every situation, so in those cases it’s important to learn to love the lens you’re with.
In photography, there are few elements more powerful than the color red. It is a dominant force in design and emotion. Read how to use the power for good.
Using repetition in composition is a great way to improve your photographs. And it’s easier than you may think. Read how to include patterns in your images.
It’s helpful to know the proper techniques for shooting in the dark. It’s not as difficult as many people would believe. Here’s some tips.
In China’s old capital city of Xi’an, there is a huge archeological excavation site showcasing the Terracotta Army – and it’s well worth your time to visit.
Not many people would realize it, but there are over 22 million Muslims in China. Read about the Hui Muslims in Xi’an, famed for their night food market.
Not every photo is worth a thousand words. But maybe a group of photos is. As photographers, it’s important to know how to build the perfect photo essay.
A visit to Hoi An, in central Vietnam is made more memorable by the colorful paper lanterns that are floating down the river, carrying people’s wishes.
All over Southeast Asia, you’ll find plenty of vendors selling insects as snacks. Over 2 billion people in the world eat them. Why not you?
The Historic City of Ayutthaya, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is only 80 km north of Bangkok, but centuries in the past.
Doi Suthep is one of the most important temples to devoted Thai Buddhists. The temple is definitely on everyone’s ‘must see’ list when visiting Chiang Mai.
The small village of Bo Sang, not far from Chiang Mai in northern Thailand, is famous the world over for its handmade custom umbrellas.
Songkran is Thailand’s New Year’s Water Festival and can be quite fun. But for the beginner, it’s good to read through my five tips in Songkran for Newbies.
The Harbin Ice Festival takes place every year in January and February, in a province in northern China. It’s one of the largest festivals of its kind in the world.
The Yi Peng festival takes place every November in Chiang Mai, Thailand. It’s one of those bucket list events that everyone should try to attend in their lifetime.