What’s Your Back-Up Strategy?

In my last blog I talked briefly about developing your Digital Workflow and finished it with a mention of backing up your precious files. This time I will urge you to think about how safe your images are, probably stored on a hard drive inside your PC / Mac. These devices can fail mechanically or…

Digital Workflow

Lately a few people have asked about how to do bits of processing or work on digital images and how I save and back-up files. I have also recently noticed people doing things a semi-random manner whereas I, as an ex-engineer with allegedly a touch of OCD, have a fairly rigorous workflow that I adhere…

Pip the Gentleman

Just had a quick shoot with ‘Pip the Gentleman’ and wanted to share the results. Pip has quite a unique look about him and has a range of quality suits that make him stand out from the crowd. He is also heavily tattooed so offers a range of opportunities. The lighting set-up was fairly simple…

2017 Favourites

It seems like at this time of year everybody is reviewing the year that was so I thought I’d join in. Below are my six favourite images of 2017, not necessarily the most successful but the ones that I like the most… First up is a simple portrait of Carla Monaco from the last shoot…

Carla Monaco

I had a studio shoot with Carla Monaco at the beginning of December and have been slowly working through the images since. I shot against black / white / grey walls with the intention of compositing the images into a different scene. I have used a range of textures, overlays and scenes to create these…

Calendars 2018

I’ve just had a selection of images chosen for a couple of 2018 calendars, so if you see the Dugdales or Ragged Victorians calendars you may well come across a few familiar images. The chosen few are shown below…