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 […]
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 […]
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 […]

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