Finding Hidden Gems in Your Work

Bamburgh, Northumberland.

Back in winter 2013, I visited Bamburgh in Northumberland with a friend. We had both been to the area quite a few times and we had high hopes for our trip. As we made our way down to the beach for what we were sure would be an amazing sunrise, our expectations were sky high. … Continue reading Finding Hidden Gems in Your Work

Lightweight Photography Limitation

This last weekend was an interesting one as I was back in Northumberland photographing. I didn’t sleep much the night before which is often the case when making an early morning start, however this time it wasn’t the early start causing this; it was the howling wind. All night long the wind continued and well … Continue reading Lightweight Photography Limitation

Excellent Lightweight Travel Tripod

My recent Light weight photography has been a little unusual in that it has required me to use a tripod. Ordinarily I can get away without a tripod as I can shoot with a wider aperture because of the GX1’s greater depth of field. In fact I recently mentioned that I had trouble slowing the … Continue reading Excellent Lightweight Travel Tripod

Taking My Own Advice

I had an interesting weekend, making a photography trip to Whitby with a friend. Initially we went to shoot the coastal scenery but by 11:30 the sun had become so harsh in the clear blue sky that all attempts at Landscape Photography were thwarted. At this point we sat down, had a coffee and decided … Continue reading Taking My Own Advice

LX5 Compact Camera Outperforms 5D Mk II SLR

It sounds absurd doesn’t it that a little pocket camera costing a few hundred pound could outperform a DSLR costing almost 10 times as much? But that’s exactly what happened to me recently. I happened to be driving through Somerset with the best part of the day free so I decided to take a detour … Continue reading LX5 Compact Camera Outperforms 5D Mk II SLR