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black beach at Reynisfjara midnight sun

Four Days in Iceland

My hotel stays featured in this blog were complementary, but the rest of the trip was paid for and organised by myself. All opinions are my own Iceland has been top of my photography bucket list for as long as I can remember. The…

Icelandic horse in the midnight sun

Behind the Shot – Icelandic Horse

It was few days after midsummer and day 3 of my 4 day trip to Iceland. My eyes, my heart and my memory cards were rapidly filling up with all the Icelandic beauty on offer. After a day in Reykjavik, and a day driving…

With influence comes responsibility - little boys in lavender field

On Influence and Responsibility

Everybody knows things can get pretty daft on Instagram and I’m sure we all see images which are… shall we say a little ‘fantastical”? There is a great parody account called @youdidnotsleepthere – “celebrating Instagram’s most illogical campsites”. It’s very funny, and most of…

Landscape Photography – Having a Dabble in The Lake District

Although I’ve learnt a lot in the last three years, I have so much more to learn. Although not entirely a beginner any more, I would say my technical experience with photography is limited to a “need to know” basis. If I’ve struggled with…

Using scaffolding planks to make a character backdrop

Photography Backdrops

I used to scroll Instagram admiring people’s beautiful breakfast scenes, and thinking how fortunate they were to happen to have a rustic wooden table or marble worktops in their home. I used to try to and create my own pictures by dragging old chests…

basket of peonies and lilacs. Hannah Argyle mobile photography editing

5 Editing Apps to Create Beautiful Mobile Photography

Many of my favourite Instagram photographers use mainly an iPhone to capture and edit their images. I find it fascinating that so many people can be given exactly the same tools, and produce such varying results and individual styles. Of course we all have…

Peonies and coffee Instagram clichés

Photographing Clichés

I often see Instagram criticised for being saturated with the same old clichés. I’m sure we’ve all heard the stories of people lined up in the street to take a picture of a certain blossom tree or a house with wisteria. People can be…

Tips for photographing children

Photographing Children

Most of you probably know that my greatest passion is photographing children, mostly my own children. They are the sole reason I picked up a camera three and a half years ago and learnt how to use it. In Marrakesh (you can see our…