A Personal Project


Sometimes it can be hard as a photographer to keep your motivation up and I think this is especially true with Landscape Photography where the weather is often uncooperative. This is where the personal project comes in. Having a personal project helps you find the motivation to get out and shoot. But even then it [...]

Friday Image No. 82


I shot this image in the Lake District back in early November. It was actually the first snowfall of the winter and light was spectacular for most of the day. Unfortunately, it then deteriorated for the rest of the year. This is the first time I have processed this image and I really like the [...]

Cutting out the Noise


I have just received word that Topaz are launching a new version of their DeNoise software tomorrow. As an existing user I receive a free upgrade and wish more software companies would follow this model. If you don’t own the software its priced at $79.99 but if you use the discount coupon code “NOISEFREE” when [...]

Just a Reminder


I’m sure you don’t need to be reminded but it’s a good idea to carry a camera at all times. I have to admit though that I haven’t been doing this for quite a long time. Fortunately, I took the G7X along with me to a site where I was working and managed to capture [...]

Friday Image No.81


Last Friday I shared an image shot in the Lake District last February. This time it’s an image taken around the same time, on the same walk, but having turned 90 degrees to the right. Can’t believe I waited until now to process these. All I recall at the time was dreadful weather but amazing [...]

Paper Bargain


Today I took delivery of some new inkjet paper that I wanted to try out. It’s a traditional Baryta paper from First Call Photographic and I have to tell you that it’s excellent. And not only is it excellent, its exceptional value as well. In terms of papers you might know, it’s quite similar to [...]

Favourite Filters


I have written here many times about my love of software used in the image creation process and in particular filters. But this wasn’t always the way. At one time I was a hard core Photoshop users and believed there was very little any filter could do that I could do using Photoshop. But times [...]