Happy Easter from ExploreLight Photography!


Hi folks, hope you all had a very "Good Friday" and are enjoying whatever plans you have for the Easter long weekend. Some of you may be taking a week or two off around this time, if so.. hope you have a great break and take lots of great photographs of your holidays at home or abroad! Gale Force This image was created by ExploreLight photographer Peter Gordon a few years back. Even though he has captured a Wicklow bog in it's full Autumn colour, it reminds me of Easter .. I think it's the pinky purple tones in the sky behind the gold on the grass that is giving me a craving for an Easter egg! He took this on his old Pantax 67 Velvia. This limited edition print is available to purchase in a range of sizes and finishes. Check out our gallery to see more beautiful landscape photographs by Peter and Ed Gordon. Click on link for ExploreLight gallery  http://explorelight.com/?post_type=portfolio

Fine Art Photography Captured in Iceland by ExploreLight.


Hello folks, hope this week has been treating you well. With all the talk in the media about the extremely sad plane crash that happened this week in the French Alps, it puts things in perspective... how lucky we are to be alive. One of ExploreLight's award winning photographers Peter Gordon was on a shoot in Iceland recently and captured an amazing shot of a plane wreck in the ice and snow. He has been editing it this week and will have a series of Icelandic fine art limited edition prints to buy available in several sizes and finishes. Visit our gallery to see what photographic prints are currently available and keep an eye out for the most recent ones as they appear. Click on buy print to see the prices and dimensions. Frames and finishes include Diabond, Acrylic and Traditional Wood.  http://goo.gl/sUqPI3 11081408_1064636336883074_8963461271770183132_n

ExploreLight Photographers in Iceland.


Hi Folks, hope you enjoyed the Mother's day and St. Patrick's day celebrations, especially if you took Monday off and gave yourselves a long weekend! If you are back at work with a sore head, perhaps these amazing images of the Aurora Borealis (aka The Northern Lights) captured by ExploreLight photographers this week in Iceland will help take your mind off the hangovers! The lads went back to Iceland this week to shoot and teach workshops to other photographers. The results so far are magnificent, both by the ExploreLight photography tutors and their students! If you like the idea of joining them in Iceland on their next workshop tour.. click on link to book now before it's sold out! ... http://goo.gl/tltSUx 10481679_1058577397488968_2734514191024592507_n

ExploreLight won “Best Irish Landscape Photographer of the Year” again!


We are delighted to announce that ExploreLight was named as best Irish Landscape Photographer of the Year for the 3rd year running at the IPPA awards on Sunday. There were some truly amazing entries, so our award winning landscape photographer Peter Gordon said he was "genuinely humbled". The winning portfolio below has an international feel. Two from Montenegro and 2 from Scotland.. LSC_525_Panel.jpg (1)Now it's time for ExploreLight to continue focusing on shooting ... Here's to next year! :)

Award Winning Photographer Peter Gordon to speak at IPPA Conference.


Hi all, just to remind you that the annual IPPA (Irish Professional Photographers Association) conference will be happening on March 8th 2015 at the Ballsbridge Hotel in Dublin. This is going to be a great day as it is Ireland’s premier photographic event run by photographers for photographers. Hope to see you there. Our very own award winning landscape and travel photographer Peter Gordon of ExploreLight fame will be giving a talk at it alongside some of his comrades in the business. It's definitely not one to miss! http://ippaconference.com 10678851_976072162406159_4926646997921645223_n (1)    

Interview with Photographer Peter Gordon on Adorama TV.


Hi all, hope you had a great week and are gearing up for a wonderful weekend ahead. Here's another interview by Ruth Medjber with Irish travel and landscape photographer Peter Gordon on AdoramaTV goo.gl/qvl580  10888524_1044285338918174_7079593837828255631_n (1) Peter has been off shooting in Iceland this month with his father and fellow ExploreLight travel photographer Ed Gordon. In this interview for "Out of the Darkroom" on Adorama TV, Peter talks to Ruth about his work ranging from choosing and planning his landscape locations, to his Burning Man conceptual project and how he creates his masterful photos including what materials he uses and lighting conditions etc.. He also gives some of his secret tips on how he captures his magnificent images! Thanks to Ruth and Adorama TV for the coverage.. We'll be back with more images from ExploreLight's Icelandic trip next week, have a great Friday!        

ExploreLight Landscape Photography Iceland Tour 2015


Our fantastic landscape and travel photographers Ed and Peter Gordon have head off once again to Iceland this week. They are traveling with a group of photographers who want to learn about how to take shots such as this one below that Peter captured of the magical Northern Lights. He managed to take it straight away on their first day there. Keep an eye on ExploreLight's facebook, twitter, google + and here on the blog for more amazing Icelandic pictures throughout the duration of their time there. For anyone interested in booking a place on the 2016 tour.. click on this link ... http://goo.gl/PRQ4iM10988486_1042501219096586_1906244659299144232_n

ExploreLight Photographer Peter Gordon is Interviewed by Ruth Medbjer.



Peter Gordon: Shooting Burning Man


In this interview, Ruth Medjber from LensVid talks to ExploreLight's landscape and travel photographer Peter Gordon on his work, the origins of his career and interest in photography and his Burning Man project. Ruth points out that when looking at Gordon’s images the one thing that pops into our heads is location, location, location. "Gordon seems to be able to find some pretty amazing locations, but like any good photographer he also knows how to get the most out of the location."
Ruth asked Peter Gordon about whether he had any tips for budding landscape photographers .. Gordon advised 'Get up early enough in the morning to find the best lighting conditions and be patient enough to do this over and over."_DSC1961resize
This image is a glimpse of a project that Peter Gordon is currently shooting  at night. The collection of which will be exhibited later this year in the Copper House Gallery in Dublin.
To watch the LensVid interview with ExploreLight's photographer Peter Gordon, click on this link ... http://goo.gl/jJFP9M

ExploreLight Landscape Photography Seminar & Photo Course


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Landscape Masters

Dates & Times: Feb 7th 2015. 9.30am-5pm Location: Bewleys Hotel, Leopardstown, Dublin (just off the M50) Instructors: Peter Gordon, Daragh Muldowney, Rohan Reilly. Fee: €75 (includes lectures, tea and coffee) Level: Beginner to Advanced. Gift Vouchers Available Contact Peter at +353 863586032 or email info@explorelight.com http://www.explorelightphotographyworkshops.com/exposed-seminar-peter-gordon