My Keeper Rate Has Plummeted, But I’m Not Concerned

In recent months I've been shooting almost entirely with my Pentax DSLRs, which now number four. All of these cameras to some extent - and especially the K-30 - need multiple attempts to get a shot right. Usually, it's about getting the exposure at an acceptable level. By now I'm experienced enough to know how… Continue reading My Keeper Rate Has Plummeted, But I’m Not Concerned

Photography – What Not To Share

One of the most useful features of Flickr for me is the option to upload a photo and make it private, ie visible only to me, but then still be able to easily use the image in a WordPress blog post, no differently to any other I have on Flickr. There are photos that are… Continue reading Photography – What Not To Share

The Trouble With Choosing Your Best Photos

When I edit a batch of photos from my latest photowalk, I'm sure just like you, I only want to keep the very best. I'm fairly ruthless with editing, so it's not unusual to take 100 photos in a couple of hours then delete 80 or 90 of them when reviewing them. But picking those… Continue reading The Trouble With Choosing Your Best Photos

One Killer Question To Enhance Your Photography Editing Overnight

Are you keeping and sharing only your very best photographs? Or do you struggle to sift out the mediocre from the magnificent, and end up keeping the whole lot - and making most of them public? We've talked before about being more ruthless with editing, and four questions to help with this. Here's another question… Continue reading One Killer Question To Enhance Your Photography Editing Overnight

The Footprints We Leave

As we walk through life, inevitably we make an impression on the world and the people we come in contact with. Personally, in many areas I try to be "light on my feet",┬áleaving an impact of┬áminimum detriment. For example on an environmental front, recycling more than I send to landfill, being cautious with energy and… Continue reading The Footprints We Leave