Debunking the myth about kit
Oct 2018

It’s all too easy to fall into a trap of thinking that more expensive gear will automatically produce better images, or to think that you must have the most expensive camera & lens on the market if you want to be a “professional”. It’s a trap I fell into hook line ‘n’ sinker when I got started a few years ago, and I recently got asked by a friend for advice re a lens upgrade, which got me thinking.

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Photoshop, how far is too far?
Sep 2018

Living in the digital age has given us so many opportunities to express ourselves, with the advancement of digital imaging techniques almost everybody on the planet can now take an image and share it online, and the power of digital editing tools makes it incredibly easy for things to be altered in an image. I think we're now at a point where we can't always take an image at face value and make any assumptions as to it's integrity, is that a good or bad thing?

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Who, What, Where, When... Why?
Aug 2018

I recently listened to a brilliant podcast from the guys over at The Togcast where Charlie Waite interviewed Paul Sanders and threw him straight in at the deep end with the fantastic question "Why do you need to photograph?". It got me thinking...

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Stop chasing colour & start chasing light.
Jul 2018

Firstly, thank you for dropping by - I've been tempted to start a photography blog for some time now, but was a little worried about the size of the audience that would be interested in reading my ramblings (i.e. nobody ha!), but I figure that if even one person reads one of my posts and goes on to create something great as a result I would have succeeded.

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Shortlisted for HPOTY 2017!
Nov 2017

The Historic Photographer of the Year calls on photographers from around the globe to explore and capture the very best historic places and cultural sites that the world has to offer. Whether it’s a ruined English castle, an underground Roman villa or the haunting beauty of a long-forgotten battlefield, historical sites are among the most picturesque places to photograph on Earth.

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