Mike French
Tel: 01803 390281

Mike French | Portrait and Landscape Photographer in Devon

I specialise in portrait photography and documenting the amazing landscapes around the southwest.

Ever since I was young I have been drawn to the outdoors. As I’ve grown up in the area I started wild camping and finding the best views of the rural countryside that I could.

Foras Imaging - Rural Landscape Photography - Love the Countryside

Latest Happenings on at Foras

First few test shots from my new Fuji X-E2 compact system camera

Fuji X-E2 First sample shots

I have joined the Fuji revolution. It's a sad day when I have to trade in all of my Nikon gear that I have grown to love and has been…

Article, Hardware
Jetboil MiniMo Review UK

Review of the new Jetboil Mini Mo

This weekend was a chance to try out the new Jetboil MiniMo that I picked up en route. I have been in need of a new stove for a long…

Thick fog in Foggintor, Princetown, Dartmoor

Foggintor wild camping on Dartmoor

A chance arose for Dan and I to go wild camping on Dartmoor this weekend. Originally we were looking at parking in Peter Tavy and doing a loop with Great…

Article, Photography
Walking down the breakwater at Brixham with a view of the sunrise

How to plan a landscape photography shoot

One of the most important things required to get a great photo is learning how to plan a landscape photography shoot. Good planning behind a shoot will be the thing that…

Landscapes, Photography, Portfolio
A photo of the north face of Great Mis covered in a blanket of snow

Dartmoor covered in snow, White Tor

For the past few weeks, dartmoor has been covered in snow and it has been glorious. Even though I sprained my ankle (an old a very repetitive injury) during the…

People, Photography, Portfolio
Andrei Burton riding in a derelict warehouse in Exeter

Andrei Burton, UK Pro trials rider photos

It seems as though it has been a life time since I have photographed anyone riding, let alone such a decent (and awesome) bloke as Andrei who invited me to…

Golden Hour at Bow Creek

Making the most of Golden Hour

I love autumn because Golden Hour is really.. well.. golden. I love low angle light and during the later months it has a dramatic effect on the landscape. The past…

Landscapes, Photography, Portfolio
Venford Waterfall on Dartmoor

Secret Waterfall on Dartmoor

There are no shortage of waterfalls on Dartmoor but this one found Coombestone Tor is definitely my favourite. I'm not going to give the exact location, partly because it took…

Giottos MTL9351B

Giottos MTL9351B + MH1312 Tripod Review

Now it comes as no surprise that as photographer who spends a lot of his time wild camping a lot of my kit gets a fair amount of abuse. The Giottos…