Jack Harding is a British commercial landscape, lifestyle and adventure photographer. He has travelled avidly across the globe, since previously living in Scandinavia. He has spent the last few years on the move, accompanied by his camera and a desire to discover the world’s most beautiful natural wonders. Jack is a Sony Imaging Ambassador as well as a Digital Talent, travelling the globe one shot at a time.
Jack Harding’s love for landscapes began whilst he was living in Scandinavia. Surrounded by the natural Scandinavian backdrop of impressive mountains, fjords and stunning glaciers, he took to the camera to capture their majestic beauty. Jack now spends his life travelling across the world, climbing volcanoes in Indonesia, shooting on mountains in New Zealand and capturing areas of outstanding natural beauty. Through his travels, Jack has shot the diverse wildlife of Namibia, the colossal lakes of Kyrgyzstan, the snow-capped mountains of Kazakhstan and the waterfalls of Réunion. Through his camera lens, Jack expresses his love for nature and all the unique places the world has to offer.
Jack states that through shooting landscapes he feels at the mercy of nature, discussing that with nature so much is out of his control; no two situations are ever the same. Indeed, whilst scrolling through his impressive portfolio this sublime gravitas of nature can be seen. From strolling through apocalyptic scenes in the Namib desert to watching early morning sunsets in Indonesia, every day for Jack is different. Working with some of the biggest brands in the world, he has taken images for tourist offices as well as licensing his images to independent clients such as electronic brands Sony Alpha and DJI, automotive brands including Polestar and Audi and outdoor specialists like Victorinox and Helly Hansen.
Storytelling is extremely important to Jack. He is a keen believer that a photograph should tell a story and capture the emotions of the moment. Furthermore, he is careful that as a photographer he looks after the landscape he is capturing and does not take it for granted.
Jack Harding has a large, engaging audience on social media. With 285,000 followers on Instagram, he uses the platform to showcase his work. Instagram has provided Jack with the opportunity to continuously meet new people and share his love of photography with them. A lot of his motivation and inspiration comes from people around him and Instagram has offered him a platform to meet such people. He also understands that it is a great shop window to show new audiences and clients what he is capable of, and therefore uses it to showcase his favourite shots. The platform also works as a fantastic springboard to get others into travel and see the world. Jack brings unknown parts of the world into the light, offering travel inspiration as well as a little fomo to his followers.