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The Snæfellsnes and journey to the centre of the earth #SIMResidency

Yesterday was an amazing day as I set off with some of the artists from the SIM Residency on a road trip to the Snæfellsnes peninsula, north-west of Reykjavik. Our first stop was the historic town of Borgarnes, where we

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Mykines, Faroe Islands

Puffin © Tracey Benson 2016

Yesterday we caught the ferry from Sørvágur on Vágar to Mykines – the most westerly island in the Faroes. Mykines is a beautiful place, famous for its Puffin population and beautiful cottages with grass roofs. The other thing Mykines is

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Tórshavn, Faroe Islands

The past couple of days we have been slowly orienting ourselves to the Faroe Islands and our next month as part of the Clipperton Project (TCP). At the moment we are based in Tórshavn, the capital of the Faroes. Tórshavn

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Katmandu, Nepal – A Photo Essay

Image of Boudhanath Stupa

The recent earthquake in Nepal has bought back memories of an unforgettable trip I did the Nepal in late 2008, I hope most, if not all, of these places are still standing. Also see my subsequent post Ama Dablam Trek,

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365 Places: Wayanad Forest

Wayanad, Dare Nature © Tracey Benson 2014

Day 181: Wayanad Forest and Dare Nature, Wayanad, South India En route to Kochi, we met our friends along the way and they took us to this magical place high up in the mountains – Dare Nature. Dare Nature is

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Quick Guide to Travel Photography

By Garry Benson Edited by Tracey Benson Travel photography is a creative adventure. Away from home, you have the opportunity to record the unfamiliar with a fresh eye. This can be as true of a regular family holiday as of

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Photographing Art for Print Publication: Part 3

© Garry Benson 2014

This article is the final in a series of 3, by Garry Benson, which covers all the technical steps for succesfully taking shots of artwork suitable for print publication. On the left, the untouched image – on the right colour

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