Photography; editing photos

September 30, 2012  •  2 Comments
This is a topic which my view of has changed throughout the last few years of taking photography seriously. At its most simple form, photography is thought of by many as an evidence based tool; a means of capturing something seen and sharing it with others who were not present at the time it was taken. If you edit a photo you are not sharing what y...
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Travel tripod comparison and recommendation

July 26, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
I often get asked why I chose the tripod I have and there are regularly questions on forums based around this too. So a few years ago I wrote the post below summarising my experience when choosing tripods. Hope you find this useful and if you were wondering, venice was lovely... Originally posted 2nd July 2010 So I'm off to Venice in the summ...
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A day in the life...of the world

May 13, 2012  •  1 Comment
I'm not entirely sure where I picked this up but on Tuesday 15th May people are being asked to photograph their day and upload the images to a single website. The aim being to create a time capsule style photo archive allowing future generations to visually review what life was like throughout the world on one day in 2012. This appeals to me both a...
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Photography communities and why you should get involved

April 01, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
I have always been interested in photography but this grew quite massively when I blew my first bonus on a refurbished DSLR on ebay. I used it a lot but it was just me, my camera and friends and family for feedback. Imagine cooking a steak for Ronald McDonald; his point of reference for meat - as with your friends and family with photography - isn'...
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Underwater photography in the Maldives

March 19, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
Almost as soon as the honeymoon in the Maldives was booked, I started working out what I wanted to shoot and what kit I'd need to achieve it. I didn't want a simple underwater point and shoot and instead wanted the same control I had above the waves so I began investigating how I could safely take my Sony A900's underwater with me. Short of finding...
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