One of the main reasons why I travel to the places I do is to experience different cultures, beliefs and ways of living. With globalisation I’m sure it won’t be too long before we’re a homogeneous mass living in roughly the same  [...]
I’ve been a bit quiet because I’ve just started a new job. So its taken me far longer than usual to finish sorting out my photos from my recent trip to Burma (Myanmar). However I’m pleased to announce that I’ve now finished [...]
A new job upon my return from Myanmar means I’ve been very busy. I’m still working through my photos from my latest trip but its taking a while to whittle them down and process them all. In the meantime here’s one to whet your ap [...]
Adobe has released version 5.2 of its popular Lightroom software. New features in the release include: A Smoothness adjustment slider has been added to the Detail Panel under Color Noise Reduction Refinements to the Spot Healing Tool Auto Exposure [...]
I’ve been to enough deserts in my time. They’re certainly a challenge to photograph. Despite the image most people have of deserts being golden dunes disappearing into the distance, in reality they are usually rather more boring and co [...]
Just a quick note to let you know that today, 27th August, and tomorrow in celebration of their 4th birthday Craft and Vision have 50% off everything (apart from new Photograph Quarterly subscriptions – although the past years back issues ar [...]
The latest issue of the Craft and Vision photography magazine – Photograph Quarterly – is now available. As usual it contains some stunning portfolios of work – beautiful luminous abstracts by Kathy Beal (such as the one shown on [...]
Digital Photography School has an article today about a way to create more balanced results when processing multiple exposure images (commonly referred to as HDR) but without the often over-the-top effects normal HDR processiong can produce. The D [...]
Google+ is becoming a great place for photographers. Not only are your photos displayed beautifully but there’s a great community building and some superb tutorials, videos, and other info can be found there. So today I’ve got another  [...]
Lightroom 5 – Hidden Gems
Have you upgraded to Lightroom 5 yet? If not you should. Adobe are offering the upgrade price for owners of any previous version of Lightroom, so if you have version 1, 2, 3 or 4 you get the discount. Lightroom 5 has many improvements which you [...]