Browsing through beautiful photos is one of the best ways to get inspired to set off on a bicycle tour. It’s also a great way to improve your own photography and get ideas for new composition and lighting techniques.
Here are a 10 bicycle touring blogs (in no particular order) featuring outstanding photography.
Paul Jeurissen is a professional photographer specialized in bicycle and travel photography. His latest project is a multi-year cycling tour with partner Grace Johnson. Paul and Grace have put together a useful list of photography tips for cyclists on tour. Their site features their own stunning images from around the world as well as those of guest photographers.
With a documentary film under his belt and a book in the works, Tom Allen is turning into something of a creative genius within the world of bicycle touring. Tom has toured extensively through Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Next up is in North America. His creative photos can be found here.
After cycling solo through Africa, Helen has now teamed up with Lars Bengtsson to cycle the Americas. Helen’s bold compositions, eye for color and unique shots will get you hooked on her adventures.
The Berg Brothers, Isaiah, David and Nathan, are biking the Americas and capturing the beauty of the landscapes and people as they pedal past.
Peter Gostelow’s compelling photos capture the true spirit of Africa. Photo sets can be found here.
Russ Roca is a professional photographer and bicycle advocate who travels with partner Laura Crawford. Their latest images are of the stunning New Zealand countryside.
Cass Gilbert’s photos have appeared in numerous cycling publications. Biking the Americas is his latest project.
Alan Winslow and Morrigan McCarthy are two American photographers who have recently embarked on a round the world bicycle tour. Their latest images come from Chile’s Atacama Desert.
David Walker has spent half his adult life on the road, cycling a total of more than 100,000 kilometers. He has a particular fondness for capturing the beauty of Asia.
OK, it’s not a blog, but it is the best place to share your bike touring photos and discover fellow cyclists with a keen interest in photography.