How Deliberate Is Your Photography?

I can’t recall the last time I left the house without my phone. As it has a very competent camera on board, this means I haven’t left home without a capable camera for longer than I can remember. Surely this fact, combined with my passion for photography, must mean that every journey I make is… Continue reading How Deliberate Is Your Photography?

The Photography Workout

Photography is an excellent workout for mind, body and soul. Here's why - Photography exercises my eyes, by encouraging me to look for beautiful objects, scenes and compositions that I otherwise might just walk straight past. Photography exercises my legs, as the places I go to photograph I travel to by bicycle, on foot or… Continue reading The Photography Workout

What Will Your Photography Life Be Like One Year From Now?

A while back we talked about how your photography might have looked had you been born a generation earlier. But what if instead we look in the opposite direction - into the future? Based on how your photography has been evolving in recent months, how do you think your photography will look a year from… Continue reading What Will Your Photography Life Be Like One Year From Now?

When Perfect No Longer Fits

In my younger days I enjoyed mountain biking (the natural evolution of BMX riding as a child) and my trips were more about hurtling through woodland trails than meandering slowly enough to smell the flowers. So when I returned to cycling quite recently, as I imagine we do with most hobbies we rediscover, it seemed natural… Continue reading When Perfect No Longer Fits

The (Un)Importance Of Making 10,000 Photographs And Cycling 10,000 Miles

In recent years, 10,000 has been quoted by various sources as being some kind of magical number.  In Malcolm Gladwell's intriguing book Outliers, he gathers evidence to suggest that 10,000 hours of dedicated practice is the minimum one needs to begin to master their chosen craft, whatever that may be. Thomas Edison, inventor of the… Continue reading The (Un)Importance Of Making 10,000 Photographs And Cycling 10,000 Miles