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09 Feb 2019

I was chuffed to be at the awards ceremony at Kew Gardens in London yesterday for the 12th International Garden Photogapher of the Year. My entires in the Trees, Woods and Forests Category did exceptionally well and I managed to earn a 2nd place, finalist, highly commended and commended. I love photographing trees and so am delighted to have done so well in such a tough category. The exhibition showcases the winning first,... more...

05 Nov 2018

The winners of the 2018 British Wildlife Photography Awards have been announced and I am pleased to have had an image Highly Commended in the Wild Woods category. It's the first time I have entered so it was a nice surprise to find out. The winning images will be on show in The Mall Gallery in London and in the accompanying more...

28 Oct 2018

I had to print a file this week for a local artist, Laurie King, who drew his picture using an iPad Pro. He had exported the file sent it over for printing. The file had no embedded colour profile, so I opened it and used Adobe RGB as the working space, which is our default space, which we ask for files to be embedded with. I then soft-proofed for the paper we were printing on. Although the print was a good match for... more...

18 Oct 2018

Capturing the movement of the water is key to really translating the essence of a place to a photograph and is crucial as it plays a huge role in setting the mood of a scene. Shutter-speed control and choice of ND filters are the typical methods of controlling the degree of silkiness vs frozen action of water achieved with faster shutter speeds. Finding the right shutter speed to really make the water look optimal, is of course subjective, but it’s something I have often found... more...

08 Oct 2018

On a recent one-to-one, we were photographing with telephoto lenses and I accidentaly shot an image after Live View had timed out. Upon viewing the image at 100% magnification on the back of the camera I noticed it had a little camera-shake, which given the still day and sturdy tripod, was something of a suprise. I realised that Live View had timed out, so activated it again and shot another image. This highlights several things. Firstly the importance of reviewing image while you... more...