Free Book Relaunched

Mastering Your Camera

I have been updating one of my books following feedback from a few readers. The book was called “Beginning Photography the Right Way” which appears to be misleading. Experienced photographers have contacted me to say they found it valuable and a good refresher on many points. I have therefore decided to make a few corrections/updates … Continue reading Free Book Relaunched

Book Launch: Nik HDR Efex Pro 2

  A few years back HDR became for many people one of the most hated terms in photography. I believe this was in part due to the overuse of techniques that produced extreme examples of HDR. It was probably also due to HDR being used to resurrect images that should have been allowed to die … Continue reading Book Launch: Nik HDR Efex Pro 2

Embrace the Shadows

Recently I found myself in an art gallery looking at some of the paintings. I can’t recall why I was there and it’s not something that I ordinarily do. As I stood, staring at an amazing landscape painting, a realisation struck me. The painter was simply using techniques to create the illusion of light. These … Continue reading Embrace the Shadows

Topaz Texture Effects Book Launch

I’m very pleased to be able to announce that my latest book “From Photography to Art with Topaz Texture Effects” has now been published and is available on Amazon. The book covers in detail how to use the Texture Effects software and provides two full length examples for you to follow. In common with my … Continue reading Topaz Texture Effects Book Launch

New Book Launch – Black & White Mastery

I’m pleased to announce the launch of my new book “Black & White Mastery: Adobe Lightroom Edition”. The book is aimed at the beginning and intermediate black and white photographer, who wants to get the most from Lightroom. No other plug-in’s, software or filters are involved; everything is done in Lightroom. As with all my … Continue reading New Book Launch – Black & White Mastery

Photoshop Layers Book Launched

Ever since I published my book “Essential Photoshop” I have received regular requests for a follow up book. The original book was designed to give the Photoshop beginner all the essential skills required to be able to enhance their photography. It’s been a great success and many people have given good reviews on Amazon. What … Continue reading Photoshop Layers Book Launched

Photographing North Wales

I recently posted an article about a new book I had purchased which described photographic locations in The Peak District. Spurred on by my success in finding such a great book I decided to see what other photo location books were available for the UK, and which might cover locations I regularly visit. That’s when … Continue reading Photographing North Wales