Find a scene and wait for people to enter it
The tanneries in Fez are a well established subject for photography in Morocco, so I really felt the need to try a different approach and show something new.
Experiment with the 'blue hour' to evoke the night
One of the busiest moments for a travel photographer tends to be the last hours of the working day, when the golden light of the sun gives everything a great warmth.
Photo Tip: Choose your focus
Tuscany is one of the world’s most popular destinations for photographers, and rightly so. The beautiful landscapes are dotted with medieval villages, strategically built atop the highest hills.
Photo tip: Capture clichés with a twist
The most beautiful part of Northern Ireland is, without question, the coastline: tiny old cottages, ruins of even older castles, narrow winding roads, stone walls and the many shades of green in the countryside resulting from the plentiful rain.
Respect your gear, and use it to its full capacity
Malta has been close to our family since my father was based there in the 1950s as a Royal Navy doctor. Walking the streets is a joy, with wonderful people always happy and willing to have a chat.
Want scale and depth? Use people
The Copenhagen Sand Festival often brings both gorgeous weather and great photo opportunities.
Luck helps those who are patient – and know their camera
Both these pictures were shot with a 35mm lens on my Fujifilm XT-1 mirrorless camera, which I sometimes prefer as it's a lot less bulky than my traditional pro-DSLRs.
Why using people will make you a better photographer
Few places in the world are home to such magnificent sights as Norway, where the environment takes on a sublime beauty.
The better you know a place, the better your photos will be
I was born in Groningen and raised in The Hague, but it never really felt like my town. It was more formal and there was not really a beating heart to it. Later on, I realized I had to read between the lines to understand it.
How I found this beautiful scene in Bruges
When I saw this nun walking over the grass to take a short-cut, I waited until she stepped into a free space between the trees so I could capture the sense of peace in this remarkable place.