Andy Farrer Photography


The Little Stopper from Lee

26 Mar 2014

The Little Stopper I’ve been eagerly awaiting the arrival of a “not so big stopper” ever since I got my original Big Stopper when it launched a few years ago. The popularity of the Lee 10 stop neutral density filter was unprecedented and demand was far greater than production could keep up with. Photo sharing sites such as Flickr were awash with minimalist style long...

New iMac or Mac Mini and Monitor

17 Feb 2014

New iMac or Mac Mini and Monitor I’ve been mulling this decision over in my mind for a few years now. Do I replace my 24” iMac with it’s new incarnation or ditch the all in one in favour of a Mac Mini and a decent wide gamut monitor. From conversations and private messages on Twitter, I know a fair few people seem to be considering the same upgrade route. Hopefully my...

Breathing Spaces Category Win

13 Feb 2014

International Garden Photographer of the Year Competition 7 I am delighted to have been picked for the 1st place in the Breathing Spaces Category with my image Summer Mist at Corfe Castle. It was a nice suprise to see this in The Telegraph and the Metro this morning.  The exhibition is on for a month at Kew Gardens and worth a look if you're in the viscinity. The accompanying...

HTC Fireworks Video

31 Dec 2013

I was recently contacted by HTC and asked to put together some tips to help HTC One users get the best out of their smartphones for shooting firework displays over the New Year period. The camera on the HTC One bucks the larger megapiel trend found in many smartphones at the moment. HTC have used a relativey low pixel count with larger pixels and an f2. 28mm lens. It's also got some other...

Durlston Castle Exhibition

30 Jul 2013

Thank everyone who visited Durlston Castle over the past three weeks for visiting the exhibition. It was a fantastic experience being up at The Castle with the panoramic views and incredible weather and Julian and I thoroughly enjoyed meeting so many people. We had over 5000 visitors through the doors and recieved some really amazing feedback. It all makes those early cold mornings...

Jurassic Coast Award

02 May 2013

Last month I was invited down to The Fine Foundation Chesil Beach Centre for the presentation of the Jurassic Coast Award Photography Competition. The competition sponsored by the Fine Family Foundation and judged by photographers Joe Cornish and Ben Osborne. The photographs were entered into three categories. "My Special Place", "Point in Time" and "Close-up...

Summer Exhibition at Durlston Castle

26 Feb 2013

It's official - myself and local wildlife photographer Julian Sawyer have been asked to put on an exhibition at Durlston Castle in July. The exhibition will feature my local landscapes, including some new unseen work, alongside Julians natural history photographs. I'm thrilled to have been asked as I cannot think of a better place for an exhibition. The Castle has recently undergone a...