How I Got The Shot: Jon Bower

Monday, 21 November 2016 by

Flying from Beijing to Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, we landed and for security reasons or otherwise, were held on the runway for what seemed like days, but was probably only 3 hours. I was sat by the window affording me a great view of a succession of people wandering about on the tarmac below. As is


Amazing Aurora Dreams

Saturday, 11 June 2016 by

In January this year, Loop photographer and guest blogger Ed Rhodes went on a trip to Iceland to capture the aurora; here is his account.. Amazing Aurora Dreams  To see The Northern Lights – or Aurora Borealis as it’s correctly known – in all its glory with my own eyes is something that I have

The Changing Face of Havana

Monday, 18 April 2016 by

Loop shooter and guest blogger, Alan Novelli, had this to say about a trip to Cuba in March this year: ‘Fancy a trip to Havana? Well for those that have already experienced the city and are about to do so again… be prepared for a huge change from your last visit. The easing of travel

What makes a winning shot?

Monday, 01 February 2016 by
Star trails above Table Mountain and the city of Cape Town in South Africa.

Long-standing Loop photographer Eric Nathan recently scooped top honours at the 6th International Earth & Sky Photo Contest. He tells the story behind this breathtaking image, shot in his homeland of South Africa, and chosen from images in 54 other countries. How long did it take you to set up the shot? It took about