Chiang Mai Photo Workshops

Return of the Rings

Please read our previous blog post, Meeting Malu, before you read this one as it is the beginning of the story. School holidays had already begun and we waited a few weeks before heading up to Baan Thong Luang village. We had a busy week ahead of us booked, including a Mae Sa...
Kayan Long Neck girl with a missing tooth

Meeting Malu

Malu was by her mother’s side the first time we met her. We often saw her there. Malu lives with her parents and her little sister in Baan Thong Luang in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Her older brother attends a school in Mae Hong Song, up in the north near the Myanmar border....

Experience Thailand!

Typically our workshops range from a few hours to two days, with our one day workshops being the most popular. I find we can fill people’s minds with more than enough fresh information about photography in a day, but we don’t often get to experience what they do with...

Book Now We will guide you in making memorable and compelling magazine quality images, teaching you skills to build your portfolio, create photos you can sell to publications or as stock images and document your travel experiences, as you never have done before. We started Chiang...

Film – My Long Lost Friend

I put a few rolls of film though a camera recently and it was like meeting an old friend again who I had not seen for a long long time! In 2006 I bought my first serious DSLR and had not shot a single roll of film since then. A year or so back I was talking to my friend James...

Online Photography Course

I am loving teaching what I love to do! I’ve also become a better photographer myself since I started teaching. Earning a living doing something I love and am passionate about is something I value greatly because it is rare! This past year, as we are growing our Chiang Mai...

Become Inspired

Becoming inspired is a choice, something that you can proactively stimulate. Ever since I bought my first camera I have sought to be more inspired – by other photographers, books, gallery shows, movies, magazines and what ever other means I can find. I remember a magazine series...

Grow Your Photography Skills

Sometimes I find myself stuck in a bit of a rut, unable to flow creatively and producing images that are uninspired. I find I must challenge myself frequently to produce more imaginative images. Images that draw the viewer’s attention and hold it. Images that inspire....

Back To Black and White

Working at the newspapers in my earlier years as a photographer I shot little other than black and white film (mostly Kodak T-Max ISO 400.) In recent times I hardly process any of my images as black and white, but have decided it’s high time I got back into the monochrome...

Auto Alternative – Pretty Basic

I got lucky with my first camera, it had no auto mode. I had to learn to use the only information the camera gave me to guide my choice in setting the exposure manually, using the aperture and shutter speed controls. The information was in the form of a small needle in the...