3rd January 2020

Lesson 1: Discovering Depth of Field

Lesson 1: Discovering Depth of Field. Part 1 Depth of field, put simply, is how much of the picture is in focus. You might want to shoot a photo which […]
18th December 2019

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas, but remember to put the camera down! Here are some seasonal photographic tips that will work for Christmas or any festival. Setting up the shot Do you make […]
12th December 2019
Tunnel Black and white image


“The more I learn, the more I realize how much I don’t know.” Albert Einstein Those who are most learned in any field realise they know very little about the […]
5th December 2019

Categories of Photography

We often talk about genres of photography such as portraiture, landscapes or abstract. But I believe there is another layer which overlays these genres. Photos fall into three categories. I’ve […]
23rd November 2019

Stuck in a Photographic Rut?

Are you stuck in a photographic rut? Do you love taking photos but still shooting the same images today as you were a year ago? Let’s look at how we […]
7th November 2019


Fall: an experiment from the past The above image, “Fall” was an experiment from November 2010. I played with double exposures in film many years ago, a technique I revisited […]
7th August 2019

Street Life – venturing into Street Life Photography

Street Life Photography and Street Portraiture Lots of different genres of photography bundle together under the heading of street photography. For me it means a very specific type of photography […]
3rd July 2019

Manual controls and when to use them.

I can’t be doing with snobbery in photography. I watched a video on YouTube by a well-known photography commentator insisting you must use full frame. Balderdash! Whether that condescending attitude […]
17th April 2019

Buying Lenses

I’ve written before about choosing a new camera and why you should stick with what you have. But, we may want to augment our kit with by buying lenses. There […]

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