Outdoor Photography

Outdoor and landscape photography and astrophotography tutorials and articles from beginner to experts. Even some articles with beautiful photography. Just stay and browse a while!

Winter Photography in Snowdonia

Guest post on Winter Photography in Snowdonia by Snowdonia based photographer, and friend of the site Richard Outram Winter photography in Snowdonia Winter has arrived in Snowdonia. The summer colours and burnt autumn tones are fast becoming a memory as the landscape prepares itself for the dark months of ice and snow. As a landscape …

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Terra Nova Unipod Review

Terra Nova are better known for their tents, but also have a good line in walking poles. A new addition to this range is the Terra Nova Unipod, a walking pole that doubles as a monopod. As a walking pole, the Unipod is sturdy and well made, weighing in at a reasonable 310g. That’s significantly …

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TrailPix Tripod Review

Some of you might remember our article on the Joby Gorilla Pod and how impressed we were with a tripod option without the hassle of heavy weight in the pack. Well we think we’ve found an equally ingenious option! The Trail Pix is the brainchild of Andy Stough a professional engineer from Cary, NC, USA …

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Joby GorillaPod SLR-Zoom review

If you read our article on Alternatives to Tripods in the Wilds – then here’s a follow up review on the Joby Gorillapod SLR-Zoom for DSLR and video cameras that’s good for kit up to 3 kilos. For those of you who haven’t heard of the Gorillapod and probably been in a cave for the last few …

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Some Garden Wildlife

Decided to test out some macro photography this weekend – but these were before the macro tubes arrived! Taken using a Canon EOS 600d and the 40mm pancake prime lens. We’ll be posting a lot more gallery style posts in the future!

Some Snowdonia Astrophotography

We’ve all see those impressive shots of the Milky Way with a suitably spectacular foreground and probably wished you could take a similar photo. We decided to see how difficult it really was, and provide some tips that we found useful. I set off originally, with an ancient Fuji Finepix 9600 Bridge Camera that I’d …

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Joby Gorillapod

Lightweight easy to use fully flexible tripod, perfect for any budding adventure seeking photographer. Read the full review on Tryf’s Blog.