Posts by Andrew Peacock
I’m an unabashed fan of wide-angle lenses. That is a lens with an equivalent focal length of 35mm or wider. They can be used to tell a story so well. They can also emphasize the space that is already around you or suggest an illusion of space in your surroundings in small spaces.... Read More
Director of Photography for Lindblad Expeditions Ralph Lee Hopkins puts it well when he says "what makes Galápagos special for photographers and nature lovers is the full frame, up close and personal experience, like few places in the world".
I was delighted to find myself on a trip to the Galápagos in 2015 aboard Lindblad’s National Geographic Endeavour in my role as an educator for Expedition and Wilderness Medicine. It was a fabulous opportunity for me to shoot portraits of the unique endemic wildlife there.
This adventure was a second chance for me to experience a journey that ten years earlier held me entranced by the new world I had entered. An invitation to join a trip to travel 280 miles on the Colorado River, descending through a billion years of geological time through the Grand Canyon, is not one to dismiss lightly. I certainly wasn’t about to do so when an opportunity unexpectedly came my way again this year.... Read More
As an adventure travel photographer I’m always looking to balance the need for enough camera kit to shoot creatively with the practicalities of transporting that gear and having easy access to it.
Travelling as light as possible is often the best approach but for a recent 18-day trip down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon I had the luxury of a raft to carry my equipment and so I was free to pack pretty much anything I wanted! ... Read More