location photography

Expert advice: How important is a photographer’s location to their career?

Nov 16, 2023
Sonia Klug

While photographers hone their skills, brand their services, and optimize their marketing to be more successful, another factor can have as much of an impact as all of the above: their home base. A photographer’s location can also dictate the kind of clients and jobs a photographer can access.

5 location ideas to inspire your next outdoor portrait shoot

Feb 15, 2023
Alex Baker

If you’ve been shooting for a while, sometimes it’s easy to get a little bit bored with your local surroundings, especially if you’re stuck in…

Google introduces Immersive view to Maps giving you extra info for planning shoots

May 12, 2022
Alex Baker

Scouting locations for photoshoots used to be a time consuming and expensive affair. You often had to physically visit the place, or if you couldn’t,…

4 tips to find the best unique locations for epic landscape photography

Mar 28, 2022
Alex Baker

How do you avoid the dreaded ‘identikit’ landscape image problem? You know, when you think you’ve found an epic location and then check Instagram and…

How the pandemic forced me to shoot local and fall in love with my country again

Dec 13, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

It’s been two years since the coronavirus pandemic began. So much has happened over that time: the world has turned upside down, and so have…

How to shoot action portraits on location using a wide angle lens

Oct 21, 2021
John Aldred

I love using wide-angle lenses on location (although I don’t do it anywhere nearly as often as I should). They’re fantastic for showing your subjects…

Watch this 10-step guide to shooting “shutter drag” portraits on location

Aug 24, 2021
John Aldred

Shooting portraits with slow shutters can be a lot of fun, whether you’re doing them during the day or at night. They’re not that easy…

Follow these five steps to instantly improve your location portraits

Jul 6, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

Like every genre, portrait photography comes with a set of challenges. It gets even more challenging when you shoot on location. The background and the…

How to turn any bad location into a great shooting spot

Jul 6, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

More often than not, you’ll find yourself in a location that’s far from ideal for taking photos. But you should embrace the challenge and turn…

Follow these three tips to nail location scouting for family photos

May 10, 2021
Nina Mace

My name is Nina and I am a Surrey-based photographer and photography trainer. I am often asked how I find great locations for my outdoor…