Things To Do During Covid-19

Below is a list of potential activities to keep photographers active whilst we are deprived of our usual ability to roam freely. I will update the list as I find new ideas, so keep coming back. Topic Description Self portrait Usual natural, available or flash light to grab a few shots of yourself. Photograph family…

Some Simple Tutorials

As I give my Photographic presentations at camera clubs or share things with other photographers I often get asked the same questions about how I achieve an effect or perform a certain task. With this in mind I have created a series of simple, one page, tutorials that point the reader in the right direction.…

Favourite 5 Images 2019

I’ve quite enjoyed 2019 photographically, having had many a good day out with the camera. Selecting a top five this year was much more difficult than last year, so here goes… 1 – Over the Last My first choice is ‘Over the Last’, an image of John Lane competing in the 110m hurdles at Bedford.…

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…