Eye for the Light

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Delving into the heart and soul of travel and photography

Eye for the Light looks beyond the technical to the craft, to inspirations and creativity.

Through features, opinions and interviews with inspirational photographers and travellers, learn more about the thought processes behind great photography and its connection with travel.

You DON’T need to be a member of Eye for the Light to enter the Travel Photographer of the Year (TPOTY) awards – but membership gives FREE ENTRIES and discounts, as well as free merchandise and webinars, plus discounts on cameras, accessories, workshops, printing and other goodies.

Featured stories

Features to give you a taster of our content

Human connections

The world’s tribal cultures have long drawn photographers but it’s a fine balance between capturing a timeless way of life and turning people into a human zoo. Trevor Cole shares his engaging approach.

Shooting seasons

How do you shoot a personal project? Chris Coe is photographing through the seasons on a country estate and guides you through the different aspects of this project from conception to shooting it.

Jasper Doest

Curious beasts

Jasper Doest spends time getting to know the creatures that fascinate him and the resulting imagery comes from a learned understanding of their unique customs and manners.

Podcasts

These are excerpts from the full podcasts. To listen to the full conversations join Eye for the Light

Talking TPOTY

Talking TPOTY

The Travel Photographer of the Year awards have now been running for 19 years. Will Cheung talks to Chris Coe about the awards and their future.

Excerpt 4 – Eamonn McCabe

Excerpt 4 – Eamonn McCabe

Newton & Coe free to listen excerpt – You'll almost certainly recognise some of Eamonn McCabe's photographs, even if you don't know the name. Here we chat with him about his multi-faceted life in photography.

Excerpt 3 – Jordan Banks

Excerpt 3 – Jordan Banks

Newton & Coe free to listen excerpt – Photography and publishing are all in the mix as Jordan chats about creating and selling images, plus the launch of JRNY magazine.

Excerpt 2 – Philip Lee Harvey

Excerpt 2 – Philip Lee Harvey

Newton & Coe Free to listen excerpt – Philip Lee Harvey talks influences from art and developing a photographic style

Excerpt 1 – Margaret Soraya

Excerpt 1 – Margaret Soraya

Newton & Coe Free to listen excerpt– Margaret Soraya talks quiet landscapes and mindfulness in photography. Margaret is an English landscape photographer based in Scotland. Her work is thoughtful and tranquil.

Excerpt 5 – Larry Louie

Excerpt 5 – Larry Louie

Larry Louie is a Canadian optometrist but photography is his passion and an important part of his life. In 2010, he was the overall winner of Travel Photographer of the Year with eight stunning B&W images of Mali and Tibet.


We received a grant through the New Anglia Small Grant Scheme, which is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund