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Travel Photographer & Writer
Run by award-winning travel photographer and travel writer Steve Watkins, Vivid Planet specialises in supplying powerful outdoor and travel photos and written features to the creative advertising, corporate and editorial markets.

Whether you require distinct commissioned photography or compelling stock photography, we can ensure you get the right shots and right words for your advertising or publishing project.

Best quality and fast delivery
Combining state-of-the-art digital 35mm or medium format film capture, fully colour managed post-processing and an effective online delivery system allows us to provide great images quickly and effectively from anywhere in the world.

All with a friendly, informed and personal service to fulfil your travel photo and travel writing needs in the most suitable way.

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Photography and writing one-to-one tutoring - Steve Watkins is available for one-to-one photography and travel writing tutoring. From the technical and creative aspects of getting powerful photos to taking control of digital processing, and learning how to write engaging and passionate features, Steve can help you to unleash the creative soul within. Get in touch to find out more>> portfolio website - If you would like to take a closer look at some of Steve's work, then head over to his portfolio website at There are portfolios covering everything from luxury travel and urban places to adventure and wilderness. more>>

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Latest BBC Book

Unforgettable Walks to
take before you die

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Other BBC books by Steve Watkins & Clare Jones:

Unforgettable Things to do before you die
Unforgettable Journeys to take before you die

Out now!

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