headley-heath-surrey-mike-cotton-photography Jun 18

Headley Heath, Surrey: Photo of the Week

Remember, if you are interested in purchasing some prints of my work, please take a moment to check out my new shop.

headley-heath-surrey-mike-cotton-photography Jun 1

My travel photographs: Headley Heath Revisited

As I quite enjoyed my last post about revisiting my travel photographs, you can check it out here, I thought I would go back and revisit more of my photography. I’ve been thinking about my photography a bit recently, interviewing various photographers for my photographer interview series and seeing how these amazing photographers edit their…

lake-district-national-park-england-mike-cotton-photography May 27

Revisiting my travel photographs: Lake District National Park

Sometimes I like to go back and revisit photographs I have taken. I like to put a fresh set of eyes on a photograph and edit it to my mood that particular day. Does anyone else find their mood influences their editing process?  Here is a short photo essay from 2016 when I twice visited…

leigh-church-surrey-mike-cotton-landscape-photography May 21

St Bartholomew’s Church in Leigh, Surrey: Photo of the Week

I’m stoked to announce the launch of my new photography shop, you can read all about it here.

Felland Copse, Surrey: May 16

Felland Copse, Surrey: Location Scouting

Copse – a small group of trees.  Coppice – an area of woodland in which the trees or shrubs are periodically cut back to ground level to stimulate growth and provide firewood or timber. But what is the woodland management that is known as coppicing? This form of woodland management is as old as man, dating back…

best-of-england-landscape-photography May 8

Best of England: Photo Essay

Best of England “It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life.” P.D James England, this green and pleasant land, you are, for better or worse, my home. Prior to my winter in the French Alps, last year saw me spend more time exploring my home…

TIgnes Les Boisses Apr 2

Nomads on the Road has launched an online photography shop

Some exciting news from Nomads on the Road HQ and Mike Cotton Photography (currently Tignes Les Brevieres in the beautiful French Alps). I am pleased to announce the launch of my new online landscape photography shop. This is your one-stop shop for all of my landscape photography, which is available for you to purchase.  All…

Jan 31

Photo Essay from the South West Coast Path

This is a short photo essay featuring photographs from the South West Coast Path from Studland Bay to Weymouth.

Reigate Heath, Surrey Jan 1

My Favourite Photographs of 2016

2016 has been an interesting year. Looking back I travelled a lot more than I appreciated at the time. The Lake District was the subject of two trips and countless photography essays, I spent three weeks travelling and working in Norway and Sweden. I also managed to explore more of Surrey, taking in Reigate Heath…

Lake District National Park Nov 14

Steller Stories: Lake District National Park Part II

Steller Stories is a free storytelling app which allows you to create video and photography stories. With a sleek emphasis on design and usability, Seller Stories is an innovative and visual way to share your stories. This story is part II of my Lake District National Park photo essay.   You can follow along with my…

Nov 9

Reigate Heath, Surrey: A Photo Essay

Reigate Heath, Surrey: Found on the outskirts of London and one of the world’s busiest roads (the M25), it may come as a surprise to many to learn there is an abundance of green spaces in Surrey. One of those green spaces is the beautiful Reigate Heath.  Reigate Heath, Surrey