17th May 2020
Coquet Island just before dawn

Olympus OM-D

I very nearly changed systems completely a year or so ago, but now am so glad I didn’t. Fortunately, I listened to my own advice and didn’t give in to […]
13th May 2020

Legacy Lenses

Legacy Lenses A few months ago, I found a grubby old manual focus 50mm lens for £3. I was looking for a replacement legacy lens to demonstrate apertures on the […]
22nd April 2020

Technology and Art

Photography is a fusion of technological precision and art. Throughout history, photographers balanced those two elements to create the perfect photograph. Both those are important. However, many people place the […]
15th April 2020

Choosing a new camera

Choosing a new camera is daunting. Choosing a whole new system is scary. I can’t count how many times I have been asked which camera should someone buy. I have […]
30th March 2020
Black headed gull winter plumage

Mental health: Photography is good for the soul

According to the mental health charity, MIND, one in four people in the UK suffer from mental health problems. That’s a staggering and dreadful statistic. At a time when we […]
20th February 2020

Lesson 4: Shutter Value

Often called Shutter Speed the shutter value is the amount of time the shutter is open. Like the aperture, the shutter lets in more or less light. The shutter comprises […]
27th January 2020

Ten questions you should ask about your business and the photography you use.

Do you run a business? If so, do you promote it online? Do you use photographs or videos for that? Have you ever considered that those photographs might hurt your […]
17th January 2020
45 mm shot

Lesson 3: Discovering Depth of Field Part 3. Focal Length

Lesson 3: Discovering Depth of Field. Part 3. Focal Length Last time and in lesson one we looked at Depth of field; how much of the picture is in focus. […]
10th January 2020
close proximity creates a shallow deth of field.

Lesson 2: Discovering Depth of Field

Lesson 2: Discovering Depth of Field. Part 2. Proximity Last time we looked at Depth of field; how much of the picture is in focus. The next way of changing […]

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