Workshops, Set-Ups & Warriors

There has been a lot online over the last week or so regarding photographic workshops, set-up images and of course this attracts the keyboard warriors with their overbearing sense of righteousness – the modern day puritans maybe!As a photographer, I have attended workshops, visited hides and created my own ‘set-up’ shots under controlled conditions. I…

Copyright Myths

In an age where images, photos, music all seem to abound on the World Wide Web and people are just downloading, uploading and sharing stuff I though I would write a short piece about copyright. Unfortunately, a lot (most!) people do not understand copyright or intellectual property rights and think that everything can be had…

Favourite 5 – 2018

Below are my personal five favourite images from 2018. I had a fairly quiet year photographically but still managed a bit of variation in what I produced so better get planning for a more active 2019.

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…

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…

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…