Michael Cowen is a Kiwi born and bred who has been living in the UAE since 2006. Though it’s difficult to be an amateur photographer in the United Arab Emirates, Michael still manages to nurture his passion for landscapes and work on photo projects for ethical purposes.
The frost has gone, the birds are chirping, and the flowers are starting to bloom. Spring has finally arrived! It has been a wet and stormy winter, but now that Spring is here, there is plenty to be excited about.
Angela has always enjoyed photography but was using just her phone camera to take images for many years. Then, in 2018, she bought a DSLR and is now discovering a passion for long exposure landscapes in which she can capture a moment in time.
Paul Belli loves capturing water, especially when he’s doing long exposure shots. From the sea to waterfalls, even puddles Paul can’t get enough of capturing water and the landscapes that surround him. Learn what is needed to take similar shots, the one shot he’s still after, and how he’s inspired by Scotland.
Originally from South Africa, Andre Kirstein had a moment of disappointment in his desire to take amazing wildlife photos, like those seen in magazines, when he realised that the most dangerous animal in New Zealand, where he now lives, is some kind of slug! Now capturing New Zealand’s birds rather than Africa’s Big Game, he shares his insights on what is needed for wildlife photography and how to improve those shots.