Join Peter Eastway on a classic voyage to the Antarctic Peninsula - it's not to be missed!
Mike Langford and Jackie Ranken are regular contributors to Better Photography magazine. They also lead photo tours around New Zealand and the globe generally, so they get to meet quite a few enthusiastic photographers. And photographers when offered a book of photos are quite likely to say yes - it seems we all love the idea of a book!
So Mike and Jackie have a reason for publishing books, but it's also in their blood. They love photos on paper. Currently they have three small format, soft-cover books available - and I mention them to perhaps provide you with some ideas for your own book. And while Mike and Jackie print 500 (or more) copies at a time, you can print a single book with Momento or a similar on-demand printer, so it need not be expensive.
First Light - Chatham Island is a Covid project. A part of New Zealand, it was a destination they could visit as NZ residents and the result was a book - and they are also taking photo tours there as well. It's a remarkable and desolate looking destination, one I'm filing away for the future as well (with Mike and Jackie, of course!)
Scenes from the Lounge might sound like a series of television stills, but Mike and Jackie lived on a hill looking over Queenstown and the photos from their lounge are nothing short of magical. It's a great project.
And recently, they moved from Queenstown to Twizel. Although not that far away from Queenstown, the Twizel landscape was sufficiently different for the intrepid duo to produce a third book, Southern Manscapes.
The 'suggestion' is to think about doing something with your photos, beyond storage on your computer and viewing in Lightroom. I have no doubt you'll love the results! And if you want to look at Mike and Jackie's books more closely, here's the link: https://www.qccp.co.nz/shop