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Latest news, reviews, tips and tricks from Jack Lodge, a local photographer who specialises in capturing stunning landscape photography across Dorset and the Jurassic Coast.

Paper Testing and Selling Prints

One of the most rewarding moments as a landscape photographer is seeing all the hard work come to life as a finished print. It makes the 4am starts and countless hours of searching for that perfect composition all worth it.

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Sunrise in the New Forest - Rockford Commons

After seeing my news feed flood with sunrise shots over the New Forest in the past week (especially Rockford and Ibsley Commons) I really felt like I was missing out on something special. So, this morning I decided to set the alarm for 4am and head on over to experience it for myself. 

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The Regal Cinema, Fordingbridge

I was recently appointed by the owners of the recently refurbished Regal Cinema in Fordingbridge to take finished architectural photographs of both the interior and exterior of the building. The brief was to produce high quality, presentation material which would be used for both digital and print use to help promote the venue and form the content of their new website.

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Architecture Graduation Show 2017

It was great to be invited back to The Arts University Bournemouth last night to support the work of upcoming BA (Hons) and MArch Architecture graduates of 2017. It’s crazy to think that I was in the same position two years ago, presenting my final year project to potential employers before graduating with a first class degree in architecture – where did that time go…

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Golden Hour at Durdle Door

On Wednesday I decided to make the most of the weather by heading back out for sunset on the Jurassic Coast. I am super fortunate enough to live only 35 minutes away from Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door so packed my gear, got in the car, and headed down for 7:30pm

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Sunset Sunday at Portland Bill

Landscape Photography at Portland Bill and Pulpit Rock

One place I have always wanted to visit was Portland Bill Lighthouse. On so many occasions I have seen stunning sunsets captured by fellow landscape photographers at this prime location on the Southernmost point of Dorset. So on Sunday afternoon I packed up my gear and travelled down to the lighthouse with a few friends to see what we could capture. 

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Zeiss Loxia 35mm - The Perfect Travel Lens?

So, when I got talking to the marketing team on the Zeiss stand at the NEC I couldn't help but ask if they would be so kind to lend my the Loxia 35mm F2. I have heard so many good things about this lens, from its incredible image quality to its glorious mechanical manual focus and aperture controls. Three weeks passed and this turned up at my doorstep...

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