Summer is one of the best times of the year to practise your photography, with clear blue skies, blossoming flowers and picturesque landscapes that come out to play in the warmer months.
Whether it’s tourists soaking up the summer sun on the beach or the golden sun rising over the rolling hills of the countryside, summer can provide plenty of opportunities to create some spectacular images with your camera.
If you’re looking for new, amazing summer photography ideas, we’ve found 5 photographers who have got summer photography down to a tee, to provide you with the inspiration you need to get out there and capture some stunning photos!
Simone is an Italian photographer who defines himself as a ‘storyteller’. He’s produced work for the likes of Christian Dior and Jaguar, however he also creates ‘stories’ for his website where he photographs interesting people and places.
Summer is a consistent theme in Simone’s photography, as he takes advantage of the natural light and clear skies in a lot of his images, so if you’re looking for general inspiration for your summer photography, Simone’s website or Instagram is a great place to start.
Tierney Gearon is a world renowned American photographer, whose work is known for being colourful, striking and sometimes controversial.
Her pictures encompass everything that comes to mind when you think of summer, such as brilliant blue skies, children playing in the sunshine and magnificent flowers, but captured in an incredible way.
If you want to do something different with your photos this summer, take a look at Tierney Gearon’s work for inspiration!
If nature and landscape photography is your thing, then Joshua Day is the man for you. As a National Trust Ranger, Joshua is fortunate enough to have access to some of the most beautiful landscapes in the country at his and his camera’s disposal.
Joshua’s gallery sports stunning summer photography from locations such as New Zealand and Scotland, so it may be worth following in his footsteps and travelling around to get that perfect summer shot!
If you’re thinking of taking to the outdoors with your camera this summer, make sure it’s protected with a protective camera case, such as our very own Dave 500!
Jill Mead describes herself as feeling “incomplete without a camera” and her packed portfolio boasts a wide range of photos taken for both editorial and commercial purposes. People are the subject of a lot of her photos, however in the past she’s captured everything from pets to plane food!
Her summer photography stands out from the rest because she photographs people from varying cultures and backgrounds, making for captivating and thought-provoking photos.
If you’re like Jill and never want to miss a photo opportunity, try our LensPacks. They allow you to change lenses quickly and easily so you’ll always be photo-ready!
Sarah-Jane is an international wedding photographer that creates dreamy, summery photos for her clients. Her use of light and laughter gives her photos an ethereal feel, and helps to capture the excitement of the wedding day in a natural way.
Sarah-Jane’s photos scream ‘summer’ because of their bright, warm and soft feel, so they are definitely worth taking a look at for inspiration.
Whether you’re a photography newbie or a professional, summer is the perfect time of year to get out there and take some great photos!