Gavin Gough is a freelance travel and editorial photographer, originally from England, currently based in Bangkok, Thailand. Gavin works on assignment for editorial, commercial and NGO clients and has photographed in over 50 countries around the world..

His images have appeared on everything from postage stamps to billboards, in magazines, newspapers, guidebooks and advertising around the world, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Guardian, Telegraph, Geo, National Geographic Traveler, Wanderlust, Lonely Planet and many more.

Philosophy

Gavin's work is best characterised by this quote from an interview given to Digital Photographer magazine:

"As a travel photographer, my studio is the world outside my door and the only equipment required is a camera and a willingness to look for new perspectives. Lighting comes courtesy of whatever is available; sun, sky, tungsten and neon – travel photographers have access to it all. We are not restricted by subject or location, only by an obligation to record the world we see with honesty and compassion. More than just exotic locations and wild adventures, travel photography is about seeing our surroundings with fresh eyes and childlike enthusiasm."

Writing

Gavin contributes travel and photographic articles to several publications and journals, relating his travel experiences and offering technical and career advice to photographers around the world.

Workshops

Gavin leads photographic workshops to some of the world's most enchanting locations and festivals and continues to teach private workshops in Bangkok.

Interviews

The Photographer's Workflow

Gavin's highly successful e-book package, The Photographer's Workflow, provides a comprehensive method for processing and cataloguing digital image files.

Teaching

Gavin founded the popular Bangkok Photo School in 2008 and created the SeedLight project, which aims to provide creative opportunities to children in disadvantaged communities.

Awards

Gavin's work has won several awards, including the "Vanishing and Emerging Cultures" portfolio category in the 2013 Travel Photographer of the Year competition.

Stock

Gavin's work is represented by Getty ImagesLonely Planet and 4Corners and editorial work is available through Getty and NurPhoto.

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