How bringing your camera to bed will make you a better photographer
It seems inevitable that when the subject is best, the conditions are anything but. Shooting at altitude, there are some key things to remember that may not be exciting but are vital.
What's it like to wake up in a Tibetan nomad's tent?
A hiss rips through the frigid winter air and I know that morning has silently arrived. Water drips onto the heated stones of the clay stove which sits roaring in the middle of our “ba”, a yak wool tent.
Keep your slingshot ready for wolves
I climb slowly into the strangely snowless mountains with Chamba, an 11-year-old nomad who bounds up the 45-degree slope. He offers me a lollipop – a treat from his father.
Surviving five kilometers into the sky
Hello Tibet, whose Drokpa nomads live in tents almost five kilometers into the sky, one of the last peoples to hold out against the incursion of the modern world. But the modern world’s impact on this isolated culture is increasingly felt through climate change which threatens the life of yak herding by which they survive. If they cannot depend on the land, what else do they have?