Andy Farrer Photography


The Canon 5Diii Upgrade

21 Feb 2013

If you follow me on Flickr, Facebook or Twitter you may have noticed I have upgraded my 5Dii to a shiny new 5Diii. I've had quite a few emails asking how I am getting on with it, so I would write a mini review of my key thoughts and observations now I am a month or so and a couple of thousand frames in. Bear in mind I am speaking from a landscape point of view here. I'm not overly...

Dorset Life Cover

07 Jan 2013

My photograph of Portland Bill Lighthouse features on the cover of Dorset Life magazine this month. ...

Dorset Weekend Workshops

21 Nov 2012

Weekend Photography Workshops on the Dorset Coast I have scheduled 3 weekend workshops on the Jurassic Coast based in Swanage and the surrounding coast for this Winter. Full details can be found here. Each weekend includes two nights accommodation at The Purbeck House Hotel and two evening meals and two full days of photography. ...

Trinity House Christmas Cards

14 Nov 2012

I hate to mention Christmas before it gets cold out, but I guess there's no escaping it. Trinity House are now selling their Christmas Cards which feature my photograph of Anvil Point Lighthouse in the Snow. ...

Outdoor Photographer - Reader Gallery

31 Oct 2012

I am pleased to have been chosen for this months Reader Gallery in my favourite photography magazine, "Outdoor Photography". The images chosen by their editor are "Cascade at Dancing Ledge" and "Arpoador".   ...

Firework Photography

01 Aug 2012

With lots of Carnivals and outdoor events happening this Summer, not to mention the Olympics, there have been a lot of firework displays this Summer and plenty more yet to come.  Here is a tutorial which I hope will help you get some good firework shots. Preparation You will need a cable release and a tripod. First of all choose a good position to photograph the...

Hoodman Loupe Review

25 Jul 2012

Using live view and reviewing images on your cameras LCD screen in bright conditions can be difficult.Some times it's just plain impossible!  Cupped hands or taking the camera off the tripod to turn away from the sun is all well and good but a hindrance at best. I am sure I am not alone, cursing in front of my mac realising that what should have been some of the best shots...