People photography; Honduran in full national dress at ITB Berlin on Mallory on Travel adventure, adventure travel, photography Iain Mallory-300-7a honduran_nationaldress

A Passion for People Photography

People Photography around the World Anybody that regularly reads this site will know that street photography and candid portraiture are popular topics. Welcoming any opportunity to tell the fascinating stories of people I meet around the world as told through the lens. So a photo essay displaying this passion for people photography makes good sense. Passion is also something I value greatly, …

Float plane in the remote wilderness of the North west Territories of The Yukon, Canada on Mallory on Travel adventure, adventure travel, photography Iain Mallory_Yukon 006

Call of the Wild – Wilderness Photo Essay

The wilderness places of the world are easy to love, they’re often pristine, stark, beautiful, remote and desolate. They appeal to our imagination, even if a true wilderness has never been visited, they evoke romanticism, embodying the ideals of travel. Wild places come in many forms, rugged mountainous regions. vast tracts of opens spaces, endless rolling sand dunes as far …

#FriFotos, Silver Lining in Imaginative Photography

First impressions of this week’s #FriFotos theme which is “Silver” may seem like it’s a difficult topic, a little one-dimensional. After all apart from the obvious “every cloud has a silver lining” it only seems to include jewellery, trophies, chrome or other metal objects. In common with almost every other topic of the popular photosharing forum. Anybody looking through extensive …

The Case For Sunrise

In Blighty we have a phrase “up before sparrow’s fart”, the colourful term is cockney rhyming slang meaning “an early start”, get it? Being dragged out of bed before our tiny avian friends have passed wind or completed any other essential bodily functions probably doesn’t sound too appealing. However those that do are often treated to stunning landscapes with beautiful …

Freedom is epitomised by a tern in flight in Riviera Maya, Mexico on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel Iain_Mallory_mex16734

Freedom in Pictures – Evocative Images Series

Pictures are extremely powerful, a single photograph or painting can evoke a whole gamut of emotions and feelings. Happiness, sadness, anger, serenity, contempt, sympathy, ecstasy, despair, excitement and yes even boredom are just a few examples. Images also can inspire, invoking a wish to travel, to build, to create or even to start a family. This can make reviewing past …

Fishermen’s Tales; Lives through a Lens

Fishermen may not seem sexy and a surprising topic choice for a photography and travel essay. Their tall tales and fondness for exaggeration aside some guy in chest high waders is only likely to appear on the front cover of  “Fly Fisherman” or perhaps “Fetish Monthly” rather than “Vogue” magazine. Firemen and other uniform wearing men of action are much …

Our Blooming Beautiful Blue Marble – Flowers photo essay

Everybody enjoys flowers, the vibrant colours offer a feast for our eyes and fragrant bouquets that tantalise our noses. Images of flowers are equally appealing, though without smellovision., It’s about time this site brightened up, with a little floral colour. Even the most macho man secretly enjoys coming across an attractive urban garden or carpet of wild flowers in an …

International Women’s Day – Celebrating Ladies Day

Today is International Women’s Day so it seems appropriate to celebrate some of the wonderful females of our planet with a photo post of portraits. Those that read this site regularly will already be aware of my love of portraiture so any excuse to share. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder apparently but few can deny that everyone …