Staff Writer on January 9th, 2012

Having got heavily into Street Photography, I came across a Swiss Photographer recently who explained all the benefits of Flickr. He suggested not using my own name and specialising in just one type of photography and further suggested that for street pictures, it was a good idea to work mainly in Black & White. And so F4Niko […]

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Staff Writer on April 15th, 2011

I am an enthusiastic member of the Royal Photographic Society (RPS) and especially enjoy outings with the Visual Journalism Group. I am also an enthusiastic member of the Reigate Photographic Society which meets every Monday evening less than 5 miles from where I live. I hope that nobody will be upset by this, but my […]

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Staff Writer on November 7th, 2010

I have recently discovered a great piece of software issued free of charge by the good people of Elinchrom. Called EL-Skyport v 3, it is available to download from the support tab on http://www.elinchrom.com The great thing about it is that on opening a new project, it presents you with a basic studio layout with […]

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Staff Writer on October 1st, 2010

The whole idea behind an SLR camera is that you can change lenses to suit what you are shooting and the conditions that you are trying to deal with. But as soon as you do this on a regular basis with a Digital SLR, the problems start. However careful you are, specks of dust find their way […]

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Staff Writer on August 24th, 2010

As with many things, the more that you do of it, the more blaze you get. The net result of this with photography is that you might go out on a shoot and forget something really basic, such as charged batteries, spare memory cards, your filters or even your lens cleaning kit. A few things […]

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Staff Writer on August 18th, 2010

Digital entries are invited for the 20th Guernsey Salon of  Photography. An entry form and a copy of the rules are available from the Guernsey Salon website http://www.guernseysalon.co.uk The closing date is 23rd October 2010. A great excuse for an Autumn holiday. Buzz this!  

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Staff Writer on June 29th, 2010

I have just completed my latest project on Architecture and have posted some of the images in the gallery for you to have a look at. The interesting thing about projects such as this is that as well as having to get to grips with the challenges of photographing buildings during the day and at […]

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Staff Writer on May 6th, 2010

I was very fortunate to get a ticket for the Royal Photographic Society Photo Journalists Group event last evening when Adobe presented their latest and greatest offering, Photoshop CS5. I had already read stories of how you could cut out a tree from a landscape with ease but nothing had prepared me (or indeed anyone else who was there […]

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Staff Writer on May 4th, 2010

Although there is a tab on this web site called “places” that aims to list interesting spots that I know about, I felt that the subject of where to go to take interesting photographs deserved more. So I have created www.goodphotolocations.com I hope that you will pay it a visit or two and find it […]

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Staff Writer on April 14th, 2010

We all know that the Internet and digital media in general have changed photography beyond recognition over the last few years. Although it is possible to argue that taking good images is much easier than it used to be and the art has been deskilled in some ways, there are many benefits from the new […]

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