Hotel rooms

In hotel rooms, try taking pictures of daily routines such as route planning, reading a book and washing clothes. Also be on the lookout for original camera standpoints such as reflections in a mirror, shooting between ceiling fan blades or even using your bicycle as the……


Scanning the road

When you come across a beautiful stretch of road, first scan it to find the point from which you want to photograph the bicyclist. Next, look past the camera to see if your partner is approaching that point. You are now prepared and can push the……


Oman

An Omani walks his camel while driving his truck.

We’ve just added Oman, a great destination for those who love wild camping!


Downsizing before the bike trip

Beforehand
“Yes, let’s do it!”

After so many years, we were finally going to realize our dream of pedaling around the world!

We relished the moment. That is until we entered our spare rooms…


Myanmar

A white Buddha statue in Myanmar.

Myanmar has just been added to our list of destinations.

It’s a country full of golden temples, Buddha statues and curious, friendly people.


Ben Page

Ben Page is a multi-award winning filmmaker, adventurer, and photographer based in the UK. He spends his time travelling to some of the world’s remotest corners under human……


Bangladesh

Colorful parked rickshaws in Bangladesh.

Ahhh, Bangladesh! One of our favorite countries on earth.

It’s the capital of bicycle (rickshaw) culture and also a great place to travel through.


Heike Pirngruber

Heike Pirngruber photographer cyclist

Heike aka ‘Pushbikegirl’ is from Heidelberg, Germany. She’s pedaled over 50 countries, 75.000 Km. and her current tour started in May 2013. Before 2013, she only left for months at a time,……


Saving money for a long bike trip

Internet is full of round-the-world travelogues. But how do the riders manage to get the funds together you ask?

After meeting a number of multi-year touring cyclists. Plus having had contact with many……


Thailand + Laos

Thailand beach with palm trees and fishing boats.

Thailand and Laos have just been added to the list of destinations.

Plus we’ve added two new photo galleries of our favorite cycle touring and bicycle culture images from around the world.


Eric Timmerman

Eric Timmerman and Olivia Cuenca from Riding Wild in Georgia

In the spring of 2016, Eric Timmerman and Olivia Cuenca set off to ride their bicycles around the world.

In attempts to stay away from pavement and traffic as……


Argentina

A small red cyclist heads towards the mountains in Northern Argentina.

At long last, Argentina has been added to our list of destinations.

The never-ending Ruta 40 led us through this country.

Accompanied by a playlist of road trip songs that played through our heads – the miles flew by.


Cycling self portraits

For better-composed solo riding photos, consider investing in a remote control. The image right was made by setting up the camera tripod, then deciding at which point I wanted to photograph us bicycling. I……


Bolivia

Cycling across the immense Salar de Uyuni.

We’ve just added a new destination to the site, Bolivia!

Cycling the Salars was one of our all-time favorite experiences.

Who can resist pedaling through such a surreal landscape?


China

Touring bicycles are leaned against a wall with Chinese writing on it.

We’ve just added a new destination to the site, China!

China is what bicycle touring is all about, adventure.

Even though we couldn’t communicate, read signs or even identify what we were……


Sense of place

Cycle touring isn’t just about racing up and over mountain passes. Experiencing new cultures is another important aspect and shooting images of your partner pedalling past medieval churches, temples, and through ancient archways is a good way to remember that experience.

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Cinderella Servranckx

Cinderella Servranckx

I’m Dutch, born in 1972, and love adventure in the form of traveling and diving deeper and deeper into this beautiful place called Earth.

As a little girl, I liked nothing……


Edit

To end up with great pictures, shoot from many different perspectives, camera standpoints and even try completely new shots. Once you are finished, ruthlessly edit and delete photos until you have one that best captures the scene. In other words, an……


Nicolás Marino

Originally from Argentina, I am a photographer and architect who travels the world by bicycle, specifically around remote regions. I pursue the cultures and sub-cultures that in one way or……


Kids

When photographing kids, you have to work quickly. Children have a short attention span and after a couple of minutes they will lose interest and start looking around for other things to do. Try holding their attention by asking questions, making funny faces or even pointing at one……


Pictures of your bike

A bike is more than just a metal frame with rubber tires – it’s your traveling partner. Of course, you want to take photos of it. An easy way to do that is to……


Mike Howarth

Mike talks about his past journey through South America and the Indian Himalaya:

“It is fair to say my trip has had many twists and turns. It has challenged me physically and mentally and……


Glenn Charles

Glenn spent his first 40 years living what he thought was the American Dream; he now says he’s living life. Traveling by bike and kayak, he finds new ways to explore the world, meet……


Bright colors

Many bikers wear dark colored clothing since it’s great for hiding dirt yet it also hides them when they are photographed from a distance.

A little red cyclist pedaling through monumental scenery is a theme that I began shooting in the 1990’s. Other bicyclists have since emulated this style,……


Mark Watson

Mark is from New Zealand and he’s a freelance photographer plus graphic designer. He shoots images of travel, adventure, lifestyle, landscape, and his work can be seen on his website.

Mark……


Amaya Williams

Amaya and Eric gave up their regular lives in 2006 to become bicycle nomads and cycle around the world. Since February 2014 they have pedaled more than 145,000km through 96 countries while taking some……


Setting up the tent

When taking camping photos, you should spend some extra time studying how your partner looks through the camera viewfinder. Are they kneeling down to adjust a tent zipper or just bending over with their butt in the air?

Give directions such as, “don’t lean over, bend at your knees”……


Travel photography tips

To tell the complete story of your journey, you will want to take pictures of more than just your bike. Before the trip, make a shot list of the different subjects you want to photograph……


Switchbacks

Sure you want to take a picture of the entire downhill, but why not also zoom in on the switchbacks?

Before heading down, point out to your partner the spots where you want to photograph them. That way they will know which sections they should slow down in, or……


Copyright

Copyright law states that copyright belongs to whoever took the image and only they have the sole and exclusive right to sell, publish, enter contests and reproduce that picture.

The only exceptions are:

Where a ‘work-for-hire’ contract is signed by the photographer.
The photographer is an employee of the company the……