Category Archives: For Beginners

Tips, Tricks, Reviews, Helpful stuff I have learned along my photography journey

Making Art in Real Life vs Digital Art

So my creative time recently has been spent on learning Mixed Media art.  This is my fourth piece, and the largest at 10″ square.  It occurred to me while finishing this off that there are a lot of parallels between … Continue reading

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New Article Published on DPS

Hi everyone *waves* boy the change back to normal hours for the end of Daylight Savings has been kicking my ass big time!  I have been SO TIRED this week, and now the sun is setting at 6pm and I … Continue reading

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Mixed Media – Trying a new artform

Yet again I must apologise for an extended blogging holiday – however this was an entirely unexpected one.  My employer holds an annual golf day for customers, and my job is event photographer.  This time I was asked to drive … Continue reading

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Photography Props

Welcome to my new readers, some of whom may have found me via Instagram.  Please say Hi – would love to hear what attracted you to my images and what information you have found useful on the blog! One discussion … Continue reading

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How And Why I Use A Wacom Graphics Tablet

I have a Wacom Intuos Pro 5 Graphics Tablet in Medium size, a Doki Art Glove and the ExpressKey Remote.  Above you can see my desk setup with two monitors, keyboard, mouse and the dark grey/black rectangle in front of … Continue reading

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I am on Instagram

Finally decided it was time to join in the fun over in Instagram – Find Me Here Please share your Instagram handle if you have one and also any other recommendations for people I might be interested in following would … Continue reading

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Dark Moody Food Photography

So my Pinterest Still Life board is full of all these wonderful darkly lit images of food, with rich colours, subtle lighting and deep shadows, giving a very different feel to the light, bright and airy images you usually see … Continue reading

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