A howler monkey in the cloud forests of Costa Rica, Central America on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel Iain Mallory_CostaRica 001-62

Monkeys; An Amazing Animal Family – Photo Essay

If you enjoyed the Sky documentary series “Monkeys; An amazing animal family”, you should appreciate this photography essay about primates. Presented by biologist Patrick Aryee, it was a decent attempt by the broadcaster, a fascinating and entertaining wildlife series. Not quite ready to challenge the BBC, which still reigns supreme in wildlife documentaries. Inspiring Television Mr Aryee, is a likeable …

Icebergs on the beach at the ice lagoon, Jökulsárlón in the east of Iceland on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel Iain Mallory-300-24

A Travel Photographers Dozen; My Favourite Photos

This post is borne of an original thought, it is inspired by an article from a photographer whom I greatly respect; their favourite photos of 2016. It’s rare I publish anything which is a genuine product of original creativity. However, I maybe a copycat, but there is a slight twist on the theme; rather than just last year, it comprises thirteen images …

A young girl doing chores on the Pulau Hoga in Wakatobi in Indonesia on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel iain-mallory_indo1598

The Bajo; ‘Sea Gypsies’, a Portrait

This is a companion post to one published just yesterday, the reason; when choosing images to accompany that article I realised this village and the Bajo, Sea Gypsies are just too photogenic. There were too many images, too many wonderful, character filled faces, too many young, fresh smiles and too many glimpses of Bajo culture to be ignored. It’s also …

Brown pelicans diving and fishing off the beach at Puerto Vallarta in Mexico on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel Iain_Mallory_300-3

Brown Pelicans; Dive-bombers of the Sea – Photo Essay

Joining the thousands of travellers that circumnavigate the globe to watch birds, (the feathered variety) is gathering increasing appeal. I’ve always appreciated their beauty, the freedom they represent, but recent opportunities to see exotic, colourful and majestic flying dinosaurs has added my interest, becoming particularly fond of pelicans. Their appeal may not immediately seem apparent, and cute, funny penguins, majestic …

Bird Stalking Adventures on the River Goyt

Carrying a camera everywhere is sensible for photographers, and bloggers. There are few more disappointing moments for a photographer, than missing a great opportunity; recording special moments is what they live for. For that reason my Samsung compact accompanies me everywhere, a constant companion, including when walking the dogs along the nearby River Goyt. This is a favourite route, which along with the …

Waves of Emotion; Cape Town Photography

Cape Town, one of the world’s most exciting destinations, popular with travellers, and on everybody’s bucket list. It’s a beautiful city, with a vibrant waterfront shopping, and dining area, nearby beaches, and the stunning backdrop of the iconic Table Mountain. Having travelled so far, with so many attractions on offer, it may seem slightly strange one I’ve chosen to highlight …