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I'm Rob, the editor of Light Stalking. I try to keep this ship on course.

Why Birds Are a Photography Favourite

Bird photography is always a popular topic among outdoor photographers. The challenges presented in trying to get a good photograph of a bird though, are difficult to understate. Besides the skittish nature of the animal, problems with weather, wind, light and backgrounds always seem to throw themselves into your path. These recent images though show […]

Winter on the Beach: 26 Chilling Photographs

While we often associate photographs of the beach of sun and fun, we often forget that winter throws up some amazing opportunities for landscapes and coastal landscapes. As you can see from the wonderful winter beach photographs below, just because it’s snowing doesn’t mean you should forget about the beach as a place to go! […]

28 Amazing Outdoor Photographs from This Winter

It is very tempting in winter to put away the camera and hunker down inside. As these photographs show, that would be a mistake for the outdoor photography enthusiast. With a little skill, it is possible to capture some amazing photographs, just as these talented people did. Don’t forget to click through to their photographs […]

Why You May Need a Guide for Travel Photography

Travel and photography go together like cheese and wine. But as any traveler will know, there are certain things that can make your life a lot easier while you’re on the road. Photo-journalists have known for years that getting a “fixer” makes things go more smoothly – especially in developing countries. But what about us […]

How to Add Depth to Your Photographs

One of the biggest challenges thrown up by photography is the fact that it is done in two dimensions. While that can be a draw back, it also presents some wonderful artistic opportunities. Working to add a sense of depth for the viewer is one of the things that, as a photographer, you have a […]

Why You Will Probably Want to Get a Prime Lens

For most people, the initial foray into getting serious about photography involves getting a lower end “prosumer” DSLR camera with a kit lens. The images produced by such a setup can be extremely good and there is nothing wrong with sticking with that gear. Some photographers, however, might start to wonder what else in out […]