Visual storytelling; Old deserted fishing boats in the Sound of Mull near Salen, Isle of Mull on the west coast of Scotland on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel Iain Mallory_Scotland 002

Visual Storytelling; Social Commentary in Pictures

Travel photography is visual storytelling, through a mix of genres including street photography, landscapes, architecture, wildlife, cultural imagery it tells the story of a destination or culture. While travel photographers seek to inspire, this doesn’t necessarily mean producing a series of unfeasibly beautiful images, but also providing a social and historical dialogue. Historical and Cultural Storytelling We perceive images of …

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 not 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 …

Travel Photography Tips – Being ‘Lucky’

It is often surprising how lucky I have been as a photographer, on so many occasions a special view, scene or incident has unexpectedly jumped out in front of my lens. These strokes of good fortune have provided me with a few decent images over the years. The aim of this article is to provide a few tips which will …