Mark Bauer signing copies of his photo-location guidebook, Photographing Dorset. © Mick Ryan/fotoVUE

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We work with the best landscape and outdoor photographers to produce and publish high quality photo-location guidebooks. As well as guiding you to the best places to take photographs in an area, our guidebooks are full of inspirational photography and give technical advice on how to take the best photographs.

Photographing Dorset Published

Mark Bauer’s photo-location guidebook, Photographing Dorset is now available. Find out more about this guidebook using the tabs at the Dorset Book Page including a Look Inside preview.

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We have published five photo-location guidebooks to the Lake District, North Wales, Wildlife in the UK, Cornwall and Devon, and Dorset with the Peak District, the Dolomites and Scotland scheduled for publication in the first half of 2017.

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When the weather forecasters talk of snow on the hills, it's not something that really affects those of us living in East Anglia. Justin Minns, author of the forthcoming fotoVUE photo-location guidebook to East Anglia, feels the pressure.
Around the winter solstice the sun sets in the south west. With Wasdale valley orientated SW/NE, fotoVUE director Stuart Holmes has a late hike up Great Gable to catch the sunset down the valley of Wasdale.
From Northumberland to the Cotswolds, from above the Arctic Circle in Sweden to snowy lanes in Devon, the fotoVUE authors and photographers take you on a journey to a snowy winter wonderland. Happy Christmas.


In November 2016, fotoVUE director Stuart Holmes went on a month-long expedition with friends to attempt a previously unclimbed peak in the shadow of the third highest mountain in the world. 
'I tried to track down the thickest pocket of mist and fog but I realised I was going to have to run for half-a-mile up a steep hill to get the first light. I got to the top and frantically set up my camera coughing, shaking and hyperventilating.' Richard Fox shares his Best Ten.
In February 2015 Mick Ryan went to Iceland as a guest of Wild Photography Holidays. This is the diary of his trip.