Death Valley Revisited

Friday Image No.220 Zabriskie Point, Death Valley. Panasonic GX1, Panasonic 14-45 lens, ISO160, 1/60" at f/8.0 Over the past week, I’ve restarted work on a new edition of my Essential Photoshop book. When I wrote the original book, I wanted it to be version independent and work with old and new versions of Photoshop alike. … Continue reading Death Valley Revisited

Hidden Gems

Yesterday I finally decided to sell my Panasonic GX1 that’s been converted to shoot infrared. The cameras been sat in a bag since I had the EM5 converted and whilst I thought it would be a good backup, I need the money for a new project (more on that in the future). Whilst advertising it … Continue reading Hidden Gems

Another EM5 Posting

I'm excited. I have bought a second EM5 body given the recent drop in prices. It's second hand but has a low shutter count. In fact I didn't want a new EM5 as I am going to get this one converted to Infrared. When I had the GX1 converted I used a company called ACS. … Continue reading Another EM5 Posting

Walking through History

With it being a Bank Holiday in the UK today and for once the weather not being terrible, I went for a walk. I like quite near to the Peak District National Park but for some reason I seldom visit. Today I decided I wanted a good walk in the hills so drove over to … Continue reading Walking through History

Infrared Filters

Over the weekend I published my spring newsletter. Those of you who subscribe and who have had an opportunity to read the latest issue will know that the main article explores the options for infrared photography (including some that cost very little). As I was writing this it got me thinking that I wanted to … Continue reading Infrared Filters

Friday image No.010

As some of you may already have gathered, I love Infrared Photography. It's much more frustrating than traditional photography to create good images but the challenge makes it more rewarding. It also opens up a new world of seeing as scenes can take on a completely different appearance. Also, when the time of day or … Continue reading Friday image No.010

The Friday Image 005

I missed sharing my Friday Image over the Christmas and New Year break so here is the first one of the New Year. I shot this image back in March last year on a trip to San Francisco. I don’t know the name of this building and the only location details I have are that … Continue reading The Friday Image 005

When more is less

So, I have done it. I returned the 14-140 lens for a refund and the money has gone against a Sony RX10. My first impressions are that this is quite a large camera. Actually, it's not a camera at all but a huge lens with a sensor stuck on the back. You might feel that … Continue reading When more is less

Big Print from a Little Camera

Here's something that I have wanted to do for a long time, produce a large print from a Micro 43 camera. When I say large, this one is 62" x 25". As you can see from the picture here, the print is just a few inches short of the length of the Sofa (which is … Continue reading Big Print from a Little Camera

Another Bag Update

The weather here in the UK is absolutely glorious at the moment. This is especially unusual in the area where I live (Saddleworth) which is well known for being wet (and unfortunately for the Moors Murders back in the 1960’s). Yesterday I took full advantage of the weather and went for a 12 mile walk … Continue reading Another Bag Update