My top tips for photography on board a cruise ship

February 28, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
A cruise is a lovely way to see a little bit of a lot of places, while enjoying fine food, drink and general relaxation on board in-between ports. But for a photographer, arriving after sunrise and leaving before sunset at these beautiful destinations can feel like torture. The best light is during the hour either side of both sunrise and sunset, a...
Read the Full Post »

HDR images (plus a little bit about Exposure)

March 27, 2013  •  3 Comments
Many people have asked me what HDR photography is over the years so it seemed like a good topic for a blog post. HDR probably got it's highest profile shortly after Apple added it as a feature to the iPhone camera. It's something I've occasionally had a dabble with but ultimately found it very difficult to do well (and exceptionally easy to do badl...
Read the Full Post »

Artistry through editing

January 11, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
Image courtesy of David at www.pastztordavid.com - check out his site or visit him at facebook or over on Flickr The above image is not one of mine but of a fellow member of a photography forum I frequent and thoroughly recommend (www.dyxum.com). It is a stunning image. Simple, well balanced with a strong background of perfectly vertical and horiz...
Read the Full Post »

Photography; editing photos

September 30, 2012  •  2 Comments
This is a topic which my view of has changed throughout the last few years of taking photography seriously. At its most simple form, photography is thought of by many as an evidence based tool; a means of capturing something seen and sharing it with others who were not present at the time it was taken. If you edit a photo you are not sharing what y...
Read the Full Post »

Travel tripod comparison and recommendation

July 26, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
I often get asked why I chose the tripod I have and there are regularly questions on forums based around this too. So a few years ago I wrote the post below summarising my experience when choosing tripods. Hope you find this useful and if you were wondering, venice was lovely... Originally posted 2nd July 2010 So I'm off to Venice in the summ...
Read the Full Post »
Archive
January February March (2) April (1) May (1) June July (1) August September (1) October November December
January (1) February March (1) April May June July August September October November December
January February March April May June July August September October November December
January February March April May June July August September October November December
January February March April May June July August September October November December
January February March April May June July August September October November December
January February March April May June July August September October November December
January February March April May June July August September October November December
January February (1) March April May June July August September October November December
January February March April May June July August September October November December