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Wild camping in the Pamirs

March 31, 2016 - Fantastic to camp in such a spectacular landscape!
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Akbaital pass

March 28, 2016 - At 4655m., it’s the highest point on the Pamir highway.
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Morocco bike trip (photo archive 2009)

October 26, 2015 - Morocco is so beautiful – it’s no wonder that the country is a popular cycling destination.
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Bicycle touring in Morocco

October 15, 2015 - We had just spent the night in the Kasbah hotel on top of the hill and were now heading towards Tata.
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Bicycling in Morocco (photo archive 2009)

September 14, 2015 - The scenery is incredibly beautiful with the stark contrast between the lush green of the palmeries and the brown /pink...
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Wild camping in Oman

August 03, 2015 - Wild camping under the shade of a thorn tree – that will probably be one of our most lasting memories of cycle touring i...
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A free new eBook!

July 26, 2015 - We have just placed online our newest photo eBook Little Red Cyclist The images in this book show what it feels like to...
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Wind block

July 22, 2015 - Maybe not the most scenic spot – but it was a great place to camp!
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Keep it simple

July 16, 2015 - Decide beforehand what the subject of your image is. In this photo, it’s the cyclist talking with the kids. Once you kno...
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Scanning the road

January 28, 2015 - When you come across a beautiful stretch of road, first scan it to find the point from which you want to photograph the...
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Leading line

June 06, 2014 - With a leading line you bring the viewer’s eye to the point of interest. In this image the white line brings your eye up...
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Curious child

January 14, 2014 - In Myanmar the kids learn early how bikes work.
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Get off your bike

November 24, 2013 - When you come to a view with a high ‘WoW!’ factor, get off your bike and start searching for an even better standpoint....
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Rest stops

September 21, 2013 - Why not take extra rest stops in characteristic / beautiful places? They sure make great photo opportunities.
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Camera standpoint

August 26, 2013 - Instead of just shooting from eye height, try taking a picture while holding the camera above your head, or while lying...
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Hotel rooms

May 26, 2013 - In hotel rooms, try taking pictures of daily routines such as route planning, reading a book and washing clothes. Also b...
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Kids

April 23, 2013 - When photographing kids, you have to work quickly. Children have a short attention span and after a couple of minutes th...
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Cycling in Capitol Reef N.P., Utah, U.S.A. (photo archive 2004)

March 11, 2013 - Bicycle touring through Utah’s colorful desert landscapes.
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Switchbacks

March 01, 2013 - Sure you want to take a picture of the entire downhill, but why not also zoom in on the switchbacks? Before heading dow...
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Continuous mode

January 15, 2013 - Use the camera in continuous mode when you want to capture someone speeding past, as this increases your chances of gett...
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Sense of scale

August 14, 2012 - Mountains are huge and canyons are deep. How do you bring the enormity of the landscape to your photo? By stepping back...
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Back in India!

July 31, 2012 - We’re looking forward to cycling through Rajasthan.
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Cycling up the Chandra river valley in Northern India

March 13, 2012 - At Gramphoo we decided to change course and head towards Spiti. To get there we ended up cycling (and pushing!) our bike...
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Cycling over the Baralacha La pass, India

February 28, 2012 - What is the most beautiful pass on the Leh – Manali highway? In my opinion, it must be the Baralacha La. Plus the downhi...
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Cycling across the More plains, India

January 22, 2012 - The More plains are surrounded by the imposing Himalayan Mountains yet how can you enjoy the scenery when you’re fightin...
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Cycling up Taglang La pass

January 11, 2012 - While heading up the 5300 mtr. high Taglang La, we continually stopped to rest and catch our breath while being watched...
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Stopping at Thiksey Monastery, India

December 18, 2011 - Using the excuse that we still needed to acclimatize, we ended up staying at Thiksey Monastery for a couple of days, gor...
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We’ve reached the mountains, China

November 30, 2011 - Bicycle touring in China
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Diagonal line

November 17, 2011 - The diagonal line of this desert road helps draw the viewer’s eye through the image. It also adds a sense of action and...
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Converging lines

October 15, 2011 - Roads that start wide and end in a point (converging lines) give your image a three dimensional effect. To emphasize th...
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Meeting the locals

September 19, 2011 - It’s always fun to meet new people but how do you snap their photo without them looking stiff and awkward? First of all...
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Keep your camera close by

July 11, 2011 - While cycling, good photo opportunities can happen within seconds. You’ll see colorful locals cycling the opposite way,...
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Setting up the tent

June 17, 2011 - When taking camping photos, spend some extra time studying how your partner looks through the camera viewfinder. Are the...
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Photography + humour = a winning combination!

May 22, 2011 - Always be on the lookout for humour! It might not be funny at the time it happened, yet afterwards these pictures often...
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Pictures of your bike

April 20, 2011 - A bike is more than just a metal frame with rubber tires – it’s your travelling partner so of course you want to take ph...
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What’s the cyclist looking at?

March 11, 2011 - Instead of just taking a landscape photo, try including your cycling partner looking at the scenery – it definitely give...
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Bicycle touring Laos

March 05, 2011 - The scenery around Vang Vieng is fantastic and so after meeting a couple of unfriendly hotel owners, we decided to head...
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The hills are waiting for us

February 24, 2011 - This is what cycling in Laos looks like but with one exception – the road in this picture is flat. That might not seem l...
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Happy 2011!

January 01, 2011 - Cycling through the (as my nephew would say) AWESOME! Angkor Wat temple complex.
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On the road again!

December 23, 2010 - Grace’s damaged rear wheel – the continuing story The new 40 spoke rear hub arrived 2 days after Paul ordered it thanks...
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