Pure Distilled Photography – The One Decision You Need To Make

Inevitably in photography - as with most pursuits we explore consistently with commitment and passion - I find myself going around in circles. Not in a bad way, and each time I go around I have more learning and experience under my belt. You never step in the same water twice, so the circles are… Continue reading Pure Distilled Photography – The One Decision You Need To Make

A Photograph Begins With…

Most often for me, a photograph begins with wandering through the English countryside, camera ready and willing, hoping to stumble across and capture something I find beautiful. For others, perhaps a photograph begins with the intention to test a new camera is working, without leaving your living room. Someone else's photograph might begin with a… Continue reading A Photograph Begins With…

Inspiring The Future Photographer – It’s Up To Us

In my 13th year, on a warm day in spring, I remember an English class that in hindsight was possibly the most influential English class I ever had.  Our teacher, Mr Evans, was a tall Welshman with dark flowing locks, a handlebar moustache. He seemed to own just one navy suit, shiny from years of… Continue reading Inspiring The Future Photographer – It’s Up To Us

Camera Boredom And How To Escape

Apparently there’s a phenomenon known as “phone bored”. This is how one article defines it - “Phone boredom occurs when you’re technically “on your phone,” but you’re still bored out of your mind. It’s that feeling when you’re mindlessly clicking around, opening and closing apps, looking for something to do digitally and finding the options… Continue reading Camera Boredom And How To Escape

The Most Popular Camera Club In The World – And Why I’m Proud I’ve Never Joined

Not being the most sociable of people much of the time - and photography being an opportunity to explore the countryside for hours with nothing but my camera as a companion - I've never joined a camera club. But I can see how local clubs have their merits for those who do - as with… Continue reading The Most Popular Camera Club In The World – And Why I’m Proud I’ve Never Joined