Pro photography will be unrecognisable in 10 years, says Colin Prior ahead of UK talk

Colin Prior
(Image credit: Colin Prior)

After the years of the pandemic – where photographers were often forced to exist and shoot inside, and taken away from many of their natural projects and assignments – it feels freeing to finally be exploring those again. No more so were the effects of isolation felt than with landscape photographers.

Colin Prior is a professional landscape photographer who is inspired by the natural world. “As a landscape photographer, you have to follow the seasons. That’s why the subject is so satisfying – you’re tapping into the environment and adapting to the seasons, in the same way, our ancestors did. Essentially, we’re applying the same logic in hunting and gathering images!”

Colin Prior
Colin Prior

Colin Prior is an acclaimed landscape photographer with almost four decades of experience. His previous books include Living Tribes (2003), The World’s Wild Places (2006), Scotland’s Finest Landscapes (2014) and he has just completed a six year project in Pakistan’s Karakoram Mountains. He has been the subject of three BBC documentaries entitled Mountain Man. Colin is appearing at The Photography Show 2022 with his talk A state of imagination.

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Lauren Scott
Freelance contributor/former Managing Editor

Lauren is a writer, reviewer, and photographer with ten years of experience in the camera industry. She's the former Managing Editor of Digital Camera World, and previously served as Editor of Digital Photographer magazine, Technique editor for PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, and Deputy Editor of our sister publication, Digital Camera Magazine. An experienced journalist and freelance photographer, Lauren also has bylines at Tech Radar,, Canon Europe, PCGamesN, T3, Stuff, and British Airways' in-flight magazine (among others). When she's not testing gear for DCW, she's probably in the kitchen testing yet another new curry recipe or walking in the Cotswolds with her Flat-coated Retriever.