Category: Photography

Approaches to making portraits of strangers

Approaches to making portraits of strangers

One of the ambitions I see for photo enthusiasts heading out to me in Morocco is the desire to make interesting photos of people in the country. This is not always the case, many photographers have no wish to photograph strangers on a point of principle or are too shy to try. Each country or […]

Getting the best from landscape photography

Getting the best from landscape photography

Landscape photography is wonderful for immersion and self development. Whether you enjoy familiarising yourself with the global hotspots or delving into anonymous places, there’s much to be gained from exploring the genre. With a vast array of online teaching material to help you improve and develop, it’s really only yourself that is holding you back […]

5 luxury travel treats that you can enjoy now

5 luxury travel treats that you can enjoy now

To say that it’s been a challenging 12 months is an understatement. For most people around the world, international travel has sadly been largely off-limits for much of the past year.  Don’t let that put you off travel, though. Throughout the pandemic, we’ve been posting just as frequently on A Luxury Travel Blog, in addition […]

5 things to think about when photographing markets

5 things to think about when photographing markets

One element of your photography you can capture when travelling abroad, is a flavour of the place and its people. Markets are a unique draw for this, bringing together all kinds of characters as well as goods on sale, which are unique to the location. Most likely they will be busy places and your senses […]

Taking steps to improve your travel photography

Taking steps to improve your travel photography

When thinking about travel photography, often what raises the level of your images are small adjustments in approach or composition, based around your intent. What are you hoping to achieve when you want to make a photograph? Having this thought is the first step to realising your vision. A yardstick commonly used is, have I […]

5 top composition tips for taking great holiday photos

5 top composition tips for taking great holiday photos

Have you ever thought about why your holiday photos don’t do justice to a place or capture its essence, that they seem to be just snapshots? As humans, we visually process scenes using a multitude of perspectives whilst the camera is limited to a single view and that distinction means pointing and shooting is often […]

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for kids this Christmas

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for kids this Christmas

Christmas is a special time for children and this year should be no exception. For any younger members of the family who are already showing an appetite for globetrotting, we hope this round-up of gift ideas provides some much-needed inspiration. Whether your child or grandchild (or niece or nephew!) loves days on the beach, trips […]

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for her this Christmas (US & Canada edition)

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for her this Christmas (US & Canada edition)

Finding her the perfect Christmas gift can be a little daunting sometimes. And this year, I’m sure you’ll want to get it right perhaps more than any other! Let us help take some of the guesswork out for you with these ten great suggestions that any lady who is regularly on the move will be […]

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for him this Christmas (US & Canada edition)

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for him this Christmas (US & Canada edition)

Love someone who loves travel? Give Santa a run for his money this year with these great gift ideas for men who love to travel. Whether its quality luggage, a cashmere blazer or a new gadget, you’re to find something here! 2020 has been such a difficult year for so many that Christmas will be […]

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for her this Christmas (UK & Europe edition)

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for her this Christmas (UK & Europe edition)

After an unprecedented time, and a prolonged period of little or no travel for most of us, Christmas will be extra special this year. Spoil the loved one in your life with some of these great gift ideas for a Christmas to truly remember. Rest assured, travel will return soon and your generosity will not […]

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for him this Christmas (UK & Europe edition)

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for him this Christmas (UK & Europe edition)

What a year it has been. We’d like to take this opportunity at A Luxury Travel Blog to wish you all the very best this festive season. And whilst travel may not still be on everyone’s mind just yet, there do look to be some signs of hope around the corner. That doesn’t mean you […]

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for her this Christmas (US & Canada edition)

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for her this Christmas (US & Canada edition)

Buying her the perfect Christmas gift isn’t always easy. But, if she has a love for travel, it can be a little bit easier. Here we’ve collated some top ideas from high end retailers that we hope gives you all the inspiration you need to find that elusive, perfect gift – from high performance jackets […]

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for him this Christmas (US & Canada edition)

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for him this Christmas (US & Canada edition)

Can’t think want to buy him this Christmas? Don’t despair… help is at hand! With our gift guide for the festive season, you’ll find all manner of ideas of the man in your life who loves to travel – from the world’s leading drone which will allow him to capture the world in stunning detail […]

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for her this Christmas (UK & Europe edition)

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for her this Christmas (UK & Europe edition)

Find your travel companion the perfect gift this Christmas from this wonderful selection of luxury treats. The lead-up to Christmas can often be a stressful period but hopefully some of the ideas presented here will help to alleviate the perennial dilemma of what to buy. Whether she loves equisite jewellery or watches, or likes her […]

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for him this Christmas (UK & Europe edition)

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for him this Christmas (UK & Europe edition)

The festive season is upon us which of course means the pressure is on to find the perfect gift. The task of Christmas gift-giving is not always an easy one – especially if he already seems to have everything – so we hope our list helps you out! From the world’s first 5TB hardware encrypted […]

7 top tips for hunting the Northern Lights in Iceland

7 top tips for hunting the Northern Lights in Iceland

Years of hunting the Northern Lights in Iceland with a strong background in science has given me the skill and understanding to know 100% of the time when it’s worth going out searching for them. Just kidding! It’s still incredibly difficult to predict, despite my acute knowledge of the forecasts. And just as difficult to […]