Peak Design bags and Sony FE mount gear (inc. Sony 200-600)

May 03, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
I'm a big fan of Peak Design bags. I've had the everyday backpack 20l for the last 2 years or so and it's just such a nice bag. Certainly not cheap, but after years of Lowepro bags I just love how it doesn't scream CAMERA BAG while also being the most functional camera bag I've ever owned. Over the last two years I've complimented it with the every...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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