Free Lightroom Printing Article


Last week was a big week for me. After 5 years of painfully slow service I decided to replace my PC. The PC in question is an old quad core HP with 1TB storage across 2 hard drives running Vista 64bit and 4GB of memory. It was state of the art 5 years ago but [...]

Lightweight Panoramic Photography


I am and always have been a fan of panoramic photography. I’m not sure why but the format (usually somewhere between 2:1 and 3:1 ratio) really appeals to me and makes sense as the way I see the world. Unfortunately, to create good panoramic images you need additional equipment beyond just the digital camera and [...]

Printing, Always an Interesting Exercise


As I mentioned in one of my previous blog posts, I recently sold my printer, a Canon Pixma 9500MKII. The main driver for this was that I wanted to make larger prints, typically A2 or 17” wide panoramic. I also wanted larger ink cartridges because I do quite a lot of printing and I thought [...]

My San Francisco Trip


As some of my recent blog posts mentioned, I have recently returned from a trip to America. Part of this trip was a week in San Francisco, hence the image at the top of this post. The purpose of this post however is not to tell you all about my trip but to share a [...]

Day Out with an Olympus


I won’t bore you with the details but all of my free time (including that I use for blogging) has vanished, at least for the short term. I am actually putting this blog together whilst trying to eat some lunch. Yesterday however I was fortunate to have a day out on a photography course designed [...]

The best thing to have with you in a Desert


Stop for a moment and think about the answer to the following question. What is the single best thing to have with you in a desert? The answer is a Sony RX100. If there is one subject matter I really love to photograph its sand and where else do you find lots of sand but [...]

Back to Blogging with Zabriskie Badlands


I’m now back from a trip to the US and thought I would restart blogging with some images from the trip. The first area I visited was Death Valley and the photograph shown above was taken at Zabriskie Point in the valley. It's a bit of an odd place to visit in terms of Landscape [...]