Pro kit: Landscape photographer, educator and YouTuber Nick Hansen reveals what's in his camera bag

A landscape photo of the Dolomites under cloudy skies
(Image credit: Nick Hanson)

For Nick Hanson, the greatest sense of purpose comes when carrying his camera on a shoot in the wilderness. Based in the UK he’s a regular visitor to Wales, the Peak District and the Isle of Skye, where he runs workshops alongside a team of other professional photographers.

Nick wasn’t always a full-time pro, but a lucky workshop encounter on Skye enabled him to join the fold and become a teacher of sublime and scenic photography. He’s driven by a desire to exceed his expectations, rather than anyone else’s, believing that you can always find your own take on a landscape – even when it’s appeared on social media hundreds of times before.

A headshot of photographer Nick Hanson
Nick Hanson

Nick specializes in workshops, prints and aerial commissions, and is part of the Skye Photo Academy – an experienced team offering guided photo workshops and holidays on the Isle of Skye and in Scotland. He’s also on the team of its parent company, Mc2, established by Marcus McAdam and James McCormick.

Nick has been shortlisted in many prestigious wildlife and landscape photo competitions and was Highly Commended in the Classic View category of Take a View, Landscape Photographer of the Year. He’s also been featured in the UK’s most popular photo publications.

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