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

Storage May Be Cheap But Is It Ruining Your Photography?

A phrase commonly heard around photography sites is "storage is cheap". Five or 10 or 20 years ago, storing your digital images (either from digital cameras, or digital scans of film negatives) needed much greater investment, whether for the memory cards in digital cameras, or the hard drives or cloud storage you used to back… Continue reading Storage May Be Cheap But Is It Ruining Your Photography?

Four Questions To Help You Better Edit Your Photographs

All of us who photograph need to edit in some way. In this context, by editing I mean looking through a batch of photographs we've made and deciding which to delete, which to keep, then which of those keepers to share. This is not the easiest process, as it's so subjective.  In an effort to… Continue reading Four Questions To Help You Better Edit Your Photographs