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Another DPS article published

This is my latest DPS article – Learning how best to shape your own photography education so you get most benefit from it. Article can be found here. Interested to hear what people’s learning experiences are? I have paid for some … 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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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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Gerbera Still Life Scenes

Seeing as I still had the Gerbera flowers, tonight’s exercise was to experiment more with a structured still life scene, rather than just a flower portrait. Personally this is really challenging, not just having the right props but building an … Continue reading

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Soft Pink Gerbera

A work colleague helped me organise an event a while ago and I promised her some photos as a thankyou.  Her favorite flower is gerbera and favourite colour is pink. So spotting a bunch of quite pink gerberas in the … Continue reading

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The White Wall Challenge

Those of you following me for a while will have heard me comment how inspired I am by Brooke Shaden, to the extent that I bought two of her training courses on Creative Live recently. I also joined her 30 … 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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