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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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Why Camera Gear Doesn’t Matter

On my recent article written for DPS there was some interesting discussion in the comments, particularly about Point #5 – Gear Doesn’t Matter At All, and I would like to explore that concept a bit further here. First let me … Continue reading

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My First Article at DPS

I am auditioning to write for DPS – Digital Photography School – and my first article has been published today. Check it out here – love to hear from you!

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Accessorising the Photographer

(Reposted Feb 2015) Sometimes in your quest for the perfect image you will find yourself climbing up or down things, wading into the sea or into a river, standing out for hours waiting for the sun to rise or set, … Continue reading

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So I bought this DSLR camera but this photography stuff is harder than I thought it would be?

(Reposted Feb 2015 – note this post got me featured on Freshly Pressed) I recently found the blog of lindygrasser  who is having new life adventures and capturing it with a new camera.  She posted for input on the new … Continue reading

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Why do you Shoot?

What drives you to pick up your camera?  What inspires you to get up at dawn for a sunrise or spend days hiking over mountains and through snow or streams? Whats your reason for being a photographer? I became a … Continue reading

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What gives an image the WOW factor?

I was talking about this with a fellow shooter recently, he was frustrated at his composition attempts in some landscapes and puzzled about the fact that images he really liked didn’t get the feedback he expected when posted online. Now … Continue reading

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