Ian Robert Knight Photography

Travel Photography, Photo Tours & Cultural Explorations

Ian Robert Knight
Photography Galleries

This is a sampling of images from the portfolios of Ian Robert Knight Photography. They’re grouped into categories that make it easy to understand. Browse, ask questions, comment, or connect with me, if these images move you.

PEOPLE

We are all the same, yet all so different. Meeting people from different cultures helps us to understand the world better. Photographing them is my way to preserve the memories of our connection.

PLACES

When I travel around the globe, one of the first questions people ask me is “Where are you from?”. I’ve had the fortune to visit a lot of places in the world, and these images provide a small glimpse of what the world looks like to me.

THINGS

Patterns, shapes, colours, chaos and designs happen all around us. Some are man-made, and some occur naturally. But they all fascinate me, and compel me to photograph them.

PHOTOGRAPHY TOURS

I lead travel photography tours and workshops, all over SE Asia, China, and Japan, plus the Canadian Rockies. Tours are either completely private or small groups of 4 to 6 people. Check the links for more information.

Scheduled trips for small groups

Custom designed travel for individuals

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Ian Robert Knight

Ottawa based
Photographer, Traveller, Educator

Crowfoot Mountain doesn't get all the attention that many other mountains in Banff National Park receive. But a large amount of visitors to the Park will spend time near it. It sits above Bow Lake, on the Icefields Parkway that connects Banff and Jasper. It's a popular stopover when visiting some of the many other destinations on that highway.
© Ian Robert Knight for @photoworkshopadventures - The World's Most Creative and Inspiring Photo Tours and Cultural Adventures
Lake Louise is a magnet for fun-seekers, any season of the year. In the summer, canoeing on the lake is one of the must-do activities for many visitors. With scenery like this, even those who've never paddled a canoe before take the opportunity. 
© Ian Robert Knight for @photoworkshopadventures - The World's Most Creative and Inspiring Photo Tours and Cultural Adventures
Castle Mountain - surely one of the most beautiful mountains in the Canadian Rockies. You could spend all day photographing this mountain, and never bore of it. It looks amazing, always. 
© Ian Robert Knight for @photoworkshopadventures - The World's Most Creative and Inspiring Photo Tours and Cultural Adventures
Emerald Lake, one of Yoho National Park's gems, is a delight to see any time of day and any time of year. 
The little chalets you see on that island spit belong to Emerald Lake Lodge. It boasts a technology-lite approach to lodging, with no cell service, no TVs in the rooms, and WiFi only in the lobby. 
Sounds like a wonderful way to spend a few days in the mountains, doesn't it?
© Ian Robert Knight for @photoworkshopadventures - The World's Most Creative and Inspiring Photo Tours and Cultural Adventures
Pictures, or it didn't happen! 
We all know that the only reason you'd get into a canoe at Lake Louise is to take selfies. Right? 
How did generations before manage to canoe without taking social proof images??
© Ian Robert Knight for @photoworkshopadventures - The World's Most Creative and Inspiring Photo Tours and Cultural Adventures
Two Jack Lake is quite close to Banff town centre, and an ideal place to wind down and relax. This lake is a haven for canoeists, kayakers, and standup paddle boarders. And it's a great place to watch a sunset.
© Ian Robert Knight for @photoworkshopadventures - The World's Most Creative and Inspiring Photo Tours and Cultural Adventures
It’s a well-known fact that you haven’t truly been to Toronto unless you have this photo. The reflecting pool / ice rink (depending on the season) was not filled, but it’s still cool. © Ian Robert Knight
This is the Phra Thinang Dusit Maha Prasat, or Throne Hall. It's where high ranking members of the royal family would lie in state for 100 days after death. It's usually one of the last buildings people see as they exit the Grand Palace complex. © Ian Robert Knight