A curated list of the best photography, hiking and wilderness resources that I’ve personally created or used to help make your next photography adventure more meaningful and successful.
Fred Parker’s fantastic guide to learning how to read light and determine exposure with your eyes is a must read for all landscape and nature photographers.
Ian and Diana at Lonely Speck have put together some incredible tutorials and how to guides for astrophotography.
If you want to shoot the night sky and Milky Way there’s no better place to start.
Learn about which light weight tripods are ideal for hiking so you can get further into the wilderness for new photos and experiences.
Adam is an incredible, award winning Australian landscape photographer who teaches photographers how to visualise and post process their work to best tell their story. As a member of the AIPP and an accredited Adobe Photoshop expert, his techniques are simple and powerful.
Follow a simplified, low gear, no fluff guide to home developing your own C41 colour film.
The analog photography Reddit community is extremely friendly and very helpful. They’ve got a great wiki with guides and resources for almost anything related to film photography.
Hiking & Wilderness
Emory runs a fascinating blog and podcast to help teach and simplify all aspects of backpacking, hiking and camping. He’s a super chill dude with a tonne of experience from his hike of the PCT and many other trails.
A delicious database of backpacking and dehydrated meals by Chef Glenn McAllister to make your trip more enjoyable (and they’re great to double as work lunches).
Leave No Trace defines the modern outdoor philosophy based around minimizing our impacts on wild places for protection and conservation.