Category Archives: For Beginners

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

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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Why I Invest Time In My Photography Education

Compare this image above, to this image below. Both are of the same kind of flower, a pink paeony rose.  Both are using the 100mm macro, and focused on a certain detail within the flower. The top one was taken … Continue reading

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Testing out AKVIS Sketch

Its not often that I post an image where you NEED to click on it to view the fine detail, but the image above really needs it. So please click to view the larger version – I will wait, got … Continue reading

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