Ian Robert Knight Photography Blog
Ian’s Photography Blog is your source for insights about all things travel and photography. Check back often, to read Ian’s views on travelling for photography, and how he sees things when he’s there. You can also read stories more specifically travel-related on Ian’s other website.
Train Travel in Sri Lanka is a great experience and a great way to see the island. Read about a photo taken by Ian while on a train in Sri Lanka.
Throughout Asia, it’s a grandmother’s duty to look after the children of their children. Read the story behind Ian’s photo from northern Laos.
Sometimes when travelling, getting to stay at the best hotel can be a real treat. Cape Town’s Silo Hotel in South Africa is one of those hotels.
If you want the best images from your camera, you’ll soon realize that tripods are not optional. Here’s how to decide which type of tripod to buy.
We don’t always have the right lens with us in every situation, so in those cases it’s important to learn to love the lens you’re with.
In photography, there aren’t many colors more powerful than the color red. It’s dominant in design and emotion. Read how to use this power.
Using repetition in composition is a great way to improve your photos. It is really quite easy. Read how to include patterns in your images.
In photography, it’s helpful to know proper techniques for shooting in the dark. It’s not as difficult as many people would believe. Here’s some tips.
In China’s old capital of Xi’an, there’s a huge archeological excavation site showcasing the Terracotta Army. Here’s why it is worth your time to visit.
Few people would realize it, but there are over 22 million Muslims in China. Read about the Hui Muslims in Xi’an, famed for their night food market.
Not every photo is worth a 1000 words. But maybe a group of photos are. See why it is important to know how to build the perfect photo essay.
No visit to Hoi An would be complete without photographing (and then buying) some of the colourful paper lanterns of Vietnam.
All over Southeast Asia, you’ll find plenty of vendors selling insects as snacks. Over 2 billion people in the world eat them. Why not you?
If you’re in Bangkok, do yourself a favor and make a trip to the Historic City of Ayutthaya, about 80km north of the city. It’s well worth the trip!
Doi Suthep Temple is one of the most important temples to Thai Buddhists. The temple should be on your ‘must see’ list when visiting Chiang Mai.
Bo Sang Umbrellas are world-renowned, and part of an annual festival in the small village of Bo Sang, not far from Chiang Mai in northern Thailand.
Thailand’s New Year’s Water Festival can be quite fun. But for the beginner, it’s good to read through my five tips for Songkran for Newbies.
The Harbin Ice Festival takes place every January and February in northern China, and if you can handle the cold, it’s well worth the experience.