27th September 2020
The beacon. I was shooting this image when my hat blew off my head.

How to Shoot a Violent Storm.

True love for storm photography. Would you shoot a storm? Storms are superb for landscape photography and they need careful preparation. By mutual agreement, I postponed a workshop with a […]
26th August 2020

The Secrets of Recreating Reality – it’s all in the Mind

Should we change the way the world looks with Photography? Photography is art, not reality. In fact, all we perceive is just an invention of our brains. Reality isn’t the […]
4th August 2020
Lindisfarne at low tide

Planning our Photo Shoots

Northumberland is unique. We are so lucky to live here. It is truly a photographer’s paradise. I suppose the same could be said about many places around Britain and, indeed, […]
20th July 2020

A long time ago in a cinema far, far away…

A long time ago in a cinema far, far away… A long time ago in a cinema far, far away… well, 40-years back at an Odeon in Norwich, my big […]
16th July 2020
My wife walking on the beach, shot with my old Olympus E-510 in 2011

Why my blog post for Olympus got lost

Do you accumulate cameras? I do. I have just passed some on to others for their enjoyment, this included a couple of 1930s Twin Lens Reflex cameras. One old Voigtlander […]
11th July 2020

Wildlife Photography vs Hunting

Do you like wildlife photography? We all have things we do and don’t like in our art. Black and white photographs don’t appeal to a couple of my friends, while […]
30th June 2020
Yacht appearing out of the morning fog

Foggy Photoshoot

Three people told me that it was too foggy for photography when I took my camera out last week. However, I say it’s never too foggy for photography! I love […]
28th May 2020

Editing and Developing Software

One of the questions I get asked most regularly is about image editing and developing software. A bewildering array of advice exists, often too complex to understand and equally confusing […]
23rd May 2020

The ups and downs of being in business during the covid-19 crisis

Covid-19 is a horrible disease. It has hit people’s health, destroyed lives and caused economic hardship. Although there is little we can do to change how the whole economy is […]

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