alanranger

alan ranger

has been a member since Jun 2014 and goes by alanranger.

Alan Ranger is a passionate photographer and artisan who has developed his own style over the years through a disciplined & creative approach yet able to convey the ordinary into something extraordinary in his images. Alan doesn't try to imitate how the world looks, but instead the excitement of the world as we feel it.

Find me at: http://www.alanranger.com

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D-Day  75th Anniversary
Photo Essay

D-Day 75th Anniversary

6 Jun 2019407 views

It seems poignant that my first poppy field workshop in 2019 was today, 6th Jun - the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings in Normandy.

Top ten tips for photographing bluebells
Ten Tips

Top ten tips for photographing bluebells

25 Apr 2019336 views

Top Ten Tips for Photographing Bluebells - find out my approach and tips for photographing bluebell woodlands this spring

What's the best tripod for landscape photographers?
Feature Story

What's the best tripod for landscape photographers?

12 Mar 2019510 views

Most landscape photographers, whether amateur or professional know the importance of a good tripod. Here is a review of the best systems

Forest Bathing
The Project

Forest Bathing

9 Jan 2019793 views

Forest Bathing
This is the healing way of Shinrin-yoku Forest Therapy, the medicine of simply being in the forest.

How to capture amazing fireworks
How To

How to capture amazing fireworks

11 Nov 20152324 views

Some top tips to make great firework images

A Journey - The Created Life
Feature Story

A Journey - The Created Life

17 Apr 20152510 views

the tag line "CAPTURE LIFE...CREATE A JOURNEY", this simple statement took some time to arrive at, but at the moment the words came together.

100 Tips to Better Landscapes
How To

100 Tips to Better Landscapes

8 Nov 20143510 views

This landscape photography guide should help you to reduce the disappointments when making a landscape image.

5 things to keep your creativity flowing
Photo Essay

5 things to keep your creativity flowing

10 Sep 20142100 views

My Top Tips to Help You to Beat Creative Block

iPhone Camera Vs the Digital Camera
Photo Essay

iPhone Camera Vs the Digital Camera

25 Aug 20142709 views

Is the smartphone a substitute for the DSLR

minimalism - a style that uses pared-down design elements
Photo Essay

minimalism - a style that uses pared-down design elements

17 Aug 20143680 views

When is a photo minimalist more than just a close up or abstract

10 Bad Photography Habits You Need To Quit Today
Ten Tips

10 Bad Photography Habits You Need To Quit Today

13 Aug 20144075 views

It's easy to fall into bad habits when you're starting out, find out how to avoid them

architectural photography offers lots of possibilities
Photo Essay

architectural photography offers lots of possibilities

25 Jul 20142209 views

Shooting architecture doesn't just have to mean the whole building...