June 01, 2020

Viewfinder vs LCD monitor, let battle commence...

In today's photography world, we rarely use the optical/electronic viewfinder on our cameras. Most people are content composing with the lcd monitor on the back of the camera, in a similar way to how we captures images with our mobile phones.In fact I have always struggled to take decent photos on my phone, I just don't find it very engaging and intuitive, but I guess thats just me...

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June 01, 2020

Silver Efex Pro - the art of black and white

If you want to creative beautiful black and white images, without Photoshop layers, channels etc etc, then this plugin is a must have from DxO.

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June 03, 2020

Cameras that made me - Ricoh GRD

I first picked up the Ricoh GR camera in 2010, having read many articles of what this gem of a tiny camera was capable of doing, so I snapped one up for a mere £125.

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June 05, 2020

Lines/Shapes/Curves

Coming from a graphic design background, I have always considered composition to be a very important factor in my photography.

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June 09, 2020

The crop factor

Prior to digital photography I nurtured my love for photography using 35mm film.

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June 12, 2020

I’m in my prime years…

Ok its nothing to do with dealing with a mid-life crisis, I haven’t gone out and bought a motorbike to try relive my youth…

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June 17, 2020

Cameras that made me - Fujifilm X Pro2

I can comfortably say that the Fujifilm X Pro2 is the camera that has really pushed my vision and creativity over the past few years. We spent a little time apart but now in 2020 we have rekindled our love.

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June 29, 2020

The Isolated Streets

Unless you’ve been living underground for that past 3 months and haven’t seen the light of day, the outbreak of the corona virus has changed the world in an unimaginable way.

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July 10, 2020

The Traveller - Poland

I have to admit I haven't travelled as much as I would like to. Its always been down to timing and I guess some drive too.

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July 27, 2020

The ‘Evolution’ of my street photography

I’ve been taking photographs for… well a very long time.

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August 06, 2020

The Big M...

Sorry its got nothing to do with that burger joint... I'm talking shooting manually, something I seem to be doing more often.

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September 03, 2020

Shoot from the hip

As you may be well aware I'm a look through the viewfinder kind of guy. It is part of my photography philosophy. Well until recently...

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October 13, 2020

Cameras that made me - Fujifilm X100 series

The Fujifilm X100 was first introduced in 2010.

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October 26, 2020

Print is not dead...

So in the good ole days I would shoot film and then develop the film, contact sheet and then finally a print would emerge from the chemical waters of discovery...

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January 12, 2021

The Traveller - India

Having an Indian heritage in my blood I have always had a connection to India despite being born and raised in the UK.

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July 27, 2021

Cameras that made me - Fujifilm X Pro3

I can comfortably say that the Fujifilm X Pro2 is the camera that has really pushed my vision and creativity over the past few years.

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January 11, 2022

Goodbye 2021 - Hello 2022

Well thats another year done and dusted. Again I feel the pandemic kept up the anxiety and fear amongst many. i tried to filter it all out and get on with life’s rice black and white tapestry.

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March 21, 2022

The Green Goddess

On one cold February morning in the pandemic mania year of 2021,

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