landscape and adventure photographer

Welcome to my website. 

Pop in and have a browse or get in touch to comment or chat about adventures or photography.

Let me know if you'd like to join me on a photo hike or workshop somewhere. 

If you need somewhere to stay in Keswick have a look at my apartment to let in the centre of town for a comfortable and convenient place to stay.

My name is Stuart Holmes, I am a professional photographer based in Keswick in the English Lake District. My preferred subject matter is landscape and adventure sports. Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you are looking for a photographer to document your expedition to Antarctica, anywhere Himalayan, South America, or most places really!  

I was brought up and have lived most of my life around Keswick in the English Lake District. The area provides a beautiful landscape amongst which to have adventures on the hills, in the air above them or on and in the lakes that fill the valleys. For a landscape photographer it's a dream place to live, where the light is forever changing and the seasons offer dramatically different colours. Have a look at my Lake District galleries to get an idea.

I enjoy traveling and have been lucky enough to have visited many different countries for both work and my own adventures with friends. Mountains are typically the common thread in my trips, have a look at the galleries in the Adventure section in the top menu. There are lots of galleries from around the world in Work and Play.

I was one of the two founding co-directors of fotoVUE, a publishing company producing the best photo-location guidebooks in and of the known universe. The books cover the UK and overseas and are written and photographed by the local experts who guide you to some of the most interesting and inspiring places to take photographs in their area. The books are packed full of stunning photographs, offer technical advice on how to take the best photographs and tell you when are the best times to visit. Have a look at the Photographing the Lake District pages for more information on my location guidebook to the Lakes. 

I also work as a guide for Wild Photography Holidays and have lead photo workshops in Iceland, Norway and Greenland. Have a look at the galleries for these locations here.


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