Koveh Tavakkol specialises in travel and landsape photography, he is completely self taught and captures beautiful photographs with great composition. Koveh has backpacked in the Himalayan Mountains, trekked the coastlines of new Zealand and more to capture images like the ones below. This appreciation goes beyond landscapes, and extends to all types of photography. I often find myself browsing the popular photography websites, in awe of the incredible moments people have captured. You can learn a lot by simply studying other beautiful and captivating photographs.
Tanner Wendell Stewart's mountain photography was part of his project titled 'Shoot The Skies', which involved taking a photo everday for 365 days and making a book with all the images. All of the proceeds went to the A21 Campaign, the IndieGogo campaign ended in April 2014 and the total Tanner raised was $74,000! My life was changed forever in 2012 when a Roma Gypsy man in Sofia Bulgaria offered to sell me his 6 month old baby for 50 dollars, simply because I said he was beautiful. That moment inspired …
Sydney based photographer Jerome Berbigier specializes in landscape photography, the images below were captured in Iceland, Australia and Northern Italy. Jerome explains his work as; The camera captures the time I spend in unique places, living the moment and showing fractions of it through photographs. The final images are sometimes surreal interpretations. Prints are available via his website, and can be signed, mounted and framed on request.
Sara Hini's project titled 'Wilderness living – We're Young, Wild and Tree Planters' is full of landscape images showing the viewers the life of tree planters in the Canadian wilderness. Sara is currently based in Montreal and took a year off to travel around Canada and Indonesia, she still travels and continues to grow her portfolio whilst doing so.
We have featured Jakub Polomski's other landscape photography before (here), for this particular project Jakub spent two days photographing a beautiful National Park in Chile. Jakub titled the project 'Queens of Andes, Torres Del Paine National Park' and used a digital camera throughout his whole time in Chile.
Kent Shiraish specialises in landscape photography and currently lives in Hokkaido, Japan. The first image in this article was used as an advertisement image for Apple Inc and Kent also won the prize of "The Runners-Up In The National Geographic Photo Contest 2011."
This collection of calm and peaceful landscape photography is by Elizabeth Gadd, a 21 year old photographer based just outside Vancouver, Canada. She started to have a passion for photography in 2010 whilst doing a project involving taking a self-portrait everyday for a year. She describes herself as having a calm demeanour and this really shows in her work, Elizabeth also explains her work as shooting 'landscapey' stuff…with people in them.
Here we have a beautiful collection of images taken from the South Tyrolean Alps by 23 year old photographer Lukas Furlan. Lukas currently studies in Vienna, Austria and lives in the picturesque place you see before you. From the choice of lighting, to the composition, I love everything about these images.
Documentary Photographer Ettore Moni has taken images of beautiful mountain landscapes being taken over by man made buildings, he has entitled the project 'Alps'. Ettore uses a large-format camera (4×5) and uses no post production in his images. The pictures of this inquiry aim at upsetting the viewers to make them feel like any mountain enthusiast who at the end of their trip are faced with something they would not want to find. My goal is to sensitize everybody and make them be aware of the irreversible damage that is nowadays suffered by …
This gorgeous collection of high contrast black and white photography were taken in Iceland by Welsh Photographer Andy Lee. Iceland is volcanically active and the landscape consists mainly of sand and lava fields, mountains and glaciers making it the perfect place for keen landscape photographers to visit. What I like most about this collection is how atmospheric Andy has made each and every image, quite like how he has made a lot of his portfolio. Which by the way, I recommend taking a look at here.
The portfolio of Patrick Smith is filled with gorgeous collections of landscape and seaside photography and below I have selected my favorites. Patrick has traveled to some of the most beautiful places in the world and lucky for us he's incredible at documenting them – I highly recommend skimming through his portfolio.
Kimmo Savolainen is a Finnish photographer and is currently based in Helsinki, he specialises in landscape and travel photography. I think I've already accomplished something more if even one of you gets something out of my photos and if I have played my small part in making people appreciate more the things and views that are surrounding them.
Pete Piriya is a landscape photographer currently based in Southern California. Originally from Bangkok, Pete moved to the US in 2009 for his graduate study in Analytical Chemistry. It was only 10 years ago that Pete picked up his first camera (Nikon FA) and since then he has created magical landscapes like the collection below. His imagery is filled to the brim with color, technique and great composition and lighting. Each a fantastic advertisement for all the places that he has visited. To see more of Pete's work check out his portfolio.
The latest venture from the portfolio of French-Canadian photographer Benoit Paillé is entitled 'Alternatives Landscapes', the project features an assortment of images within which Benoit has created a 1x1m plastic square box, stuffed it with 300 LED lights wired to a dimmer switch and placed said box within various landscapes. By using long exposures (between 30 seconds and 4 minutes) he was able to capture the travelling light and created this beautiful alienlike collection of images. Reminds me of a project by Thomas Jackson; 'Swarms of Everyday Objects'.
Loic Le Quere has been a freelance photo retoucher for 15 years, and photographing beautiful landscapes like the ones I have featured here is his hobby. As well as landscape photography he also photographs people and his travels to various places such as New York and Morocco.