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 November 23rd, 2011

Modern camera equipment is so good that almost anyone can take good pictures and someone who knows what they are doing can take outstanding pictures with relative ease. If anything is wrong it can simply be put right by software that is getting more sophisticated by the week. So where does the keen photographer go from here? It seems […]

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Staff Writer on April 26th, 2011

For quite a while now, I have been looking for something to make macro photography easier and felt that it shouldn’t be too long before the camera manufacturers take the screen off the camera and allow us to view it anywhere wirelessly. Well, it has happened but it isn’t one of the camera manufacturers, it is a Company called Hahnel […]

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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 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 4th, 2010

Photo Journalism is a very popular photographic subject. I know this because the Royal Photographic Society has a group for people who enjoy it and also because a friend of mine in the Reigate Photographic Society runs a similar group for the Surrey Photographic Association and this is well over-subscribed. As a holiday project and as a […]

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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 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 March 27th, 2010

I have heard it before but never experienced it for myself – until now. For my latest project I am taking pictures of buildings designed by the Regency architect, John Nash. I am taking some during the day and some in the evening. Those of Marble Arch, the Institute of Directors, the Theatre Royal, Haymarket […]

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Staff Writer on March 16th, 2010

I am so pleased that Spring had finally arrived and the snowdrops and crocuses didn’t take long to take advantage of the warmer weather. After the terrible Winter we have had, they seem even more special this year and I have put three new pictures in the flower section of the gallery on this site. […]

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