Friday Image No.53


I have just realised that I haven't done very much photography over the past few months. Other than keeping a camera in my pocket I just haven't been getting out. This isn't very good as I'm running out of material to post on the blog. In fact this image was shot back in December 2013. [...]

Lightroom Photo Merge Disappointment


If you have ever tried to produce a vertical stitch panorama you will know that it's very difficult when there is a tall building involved. The problem of converging verticals is always present but at you tilt the camera at different angles for each frame in the stitch, the angle of convergence changes. This makes [...]

Another Step Forward


It's a little over a week since I experienced the catastrophic failure of the Lenscraft website. At the time I was feeling quite desperate and thought that I had lost everything. Since then I have been able to restore the site and many of the problems that plagued me have been reduced or corrected by [...]

Friday Image No. 52


I'm afraid I'm late again and having to post this week's Friday image on a Saturday. I had intended to get everything read for yesterday but by the time I got home it was just too late. Hopefully this image is one that you like and which will make up for the delay. The image [...]

Back to Photography


Following the traumas of the weekend and my Lenscraft website crash, Monday saw me get back to photography. Well talking about photography at least. I was over at the South Manchester Photographic Society giving a presentation on Lightweight Photography and the benefits of using small cameras The talk went well and seemed to generate a [...]

Discount for Topaz Simplify


I just received an email from Topaz advising they are running a discount promotion on their Simplify software until the end of May. If anyone is thinking of purchasing this please use the code “MAYSIMP” for a 30% discount. If you aren't aware of Topaz Simplify here is the link to their product page.

Hooray – Lenscraft is Working


I'm happy to report that the Lenscraft website is now back and running. It's been a very stressful 48 hours and I want to say thank you for your patience. The only difficulty remaining is that I have lost all the changes and user registrations since Saturday 9th May. If you have registered on or [...]