What Makes a Good Photographer?

What Makes a Good Photographer?

What makes a Good Photographer It’s not just about the equipment you have. It’s about how you use that equipment and what kind of person you are. You can be an amazing photographer with nothing but your phone camera if you know how to compose a shot and get in close...
The Best Think Tank Camera Bag

The Best Think Tank Camera Bag

Best Camera Bag? It’s a shootout! Why waste time talking about the Billinghams. Domkes and Manfrottos of this world when everyone knows the best camera bags are made by Think Tank? It’s not a case of which is the best camera bag. It’s rather a...
The Ultimate 360 Photography Guide

The Ultimate 360 Photography Guide

360 Photography Guide I started to play with 360° Photography around five years ago when I created a project called Funky Frankwell to promote small businesses in the Frankwell district of Shrewsbury. To differentiate the project I created 360° images and in some...
Why Narrative in Photography is Not Dead

Why Narrative in Photography is Not Dead

Who Moved my Narrative? Narrative in Photography is not dead, it’s simply that the ways we come across photography rarely encourage it. Is social media even capable of sustaining narrative? This article is a bringing together of several seemingly unrelated...
The Photographic Mid Life Crisis

The Photographic Mid Life Crisis

This post is in part a response to an article on the United Nations of Photography blog on the photographic mid-life crisis. It’s (The post not the crisis) an interesting take on the industry today and the position career photographers find themselves in as they...
Rokinon SP 14mm f/2.4 Review

Rokinon SP 14mm f/2.4 Review

Those of you who follow my Twitter account will know that I bought the Rokinon SP 14mm f/2.4 lens for Astrophotography a couple of weeks ago. Since when we’ve had more or less 100% cloud cover in the UK. C’est la vie! Astrophotography images will follow...
The Ultimate Infrared Photography Guide

The Ultimate Infrared Photography Guide

The end to end Infrared Photography Guide demonstrates how to do infrared photography with DSLR or Mirrorless cameras. We’ll discuss camera conversion and technique as well as processing techniques using Lightroom, Photoshop and the Nik Collection. Infrared...
DxO Pure Raw

DxO Pure Raw

Hot off the press, in fact, only announced today, there’s a new DxO RAW processing app. Aimed at Photoshop and Lightroom Classic users, this takes the RAW processing and de-noising capabilities that DxO have become rightly well known for and packaged them in a...
Local Adjustments in PhotoLab 4

Local Adjustments in PhotoLab 4

Today I’m going to discuss the Local Adjustments in PhotoLab 4, but first a disclaimer – some of the links at the end of this article give you a link to a free trial or purchase page. I get a small reward, you get some great software! Seriously though, DxO...