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Photography Articles

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 […]
4th August 2020
View of the evening sea

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 […]
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 […]
11th January 2019

Shooting The Moon part 2

Get up early We usually think of the moon being out at night. But our closest neighbour in the skies can be photographed at dusk and […]
9th June 2018

Creativity

Choose a theme to take a giant leap with your creativity A friend and I were looking at the picture of Buzz Aldrin standing on the […]
22nd April 2018

Zen and the Art of Wildlife Photography

I find photography Zen-like. Concentrating on the subject, composing the shot and making fine adjustments to the settings is totally absorbing. It distracts me from the […]
3rd January 2018
Rough Seas at dawn

Reality?

There is no such thing as reality Happy New Year! A purely human arbitrary concept, chosen in the past by our ancestors, it doesn’t correspond with […]
27th September 2017
Geese flying at dawn from Holy Island with Inner Farne Island behind. Photographic services include providing images for websites and products

A Piece of Cake

The Ingredients Two-years BG (Before Google), I worked at an outdoor education centre in a remote village on the beautiful west coast of Scotland.  It’s a […]
23rd August 2017

A Point of View

Photography taught me to look at the world in a different way and think about what I see. It taught me to concentrate on the details […]