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That’s nice, or perhaps not: The Beauty, the Picturesque and the Sublime in Landscape

August 09, 2022 - I was recently chatting to a member of my family about my progress as a photographer, both in terms of leaving my previo...
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Artists Who Inspire Me: Julia Margaret Cameron

July 29, 2022 - Ask anyone to name five famous female photographers and you’ll invariably get a list that includes Dorothea Lange, Imoge...
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Artists who Inspire Me: Ansel Adams

July 22, 2022 - It’s difficult to talk about famous photographers to people who aren’t all that interested in photography, as most of th...
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Artists Who Inspire Me: Joel Meyerowitz

July 02, 2022 - I mentioned a few weeks ago that I was going to write about the artists who inspire me as a photographer. The first thin...
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Brand Loyalty or Brand Snobbery?

June 20, 2022 - One of the most tedious questions I get asked when people learn that I’m a photographer is “What do you shoot with?” In...
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Life on a Small Scale

June 13, 2022 - A few years ago, we had our neglected back garden landscaped. The word ‘landscaped’ doesn’t really do the project justic...
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Can you spare 5 mins?

June 08, 2022 - I don’t know about you, but I am tired. It seems that everything around us moves at such a pace that I often feel it’s a...
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In an Instant

May 30, 2022 - Several years ago, I noticed the something strange in an area of photography that I didn’t think would ever happen in th...
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Thinking in Black and White

May 24, 2022 - Has anyone ever said to you “You’re so black and white”, meaning that you are extremes with no in-betweens? If they have...
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As you ‘like’ it

May 17, 2022 - As many of you know by now, I am currently studying for a BA(Hons) degree in Photography. It’s part-time so a long old c...
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The Rise of Face Value

May 10, 2022 - I was watching the news recently, something I try to avoid doing for long periods these days, because of some of the tru...
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I procrastinate; therefore I am (maybe)

May 03, 2022 - A couple of months ago I started the next level of my degree course. It’s been an interesting ride so far, but the new u...
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The Importance of Method

March 15, 2022 - When I was a kid, one of my favourite subjects at school was physics. There was something about the need to be able to e...
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The Comfort Zone

March 09, 2022 - I was talking to a friend of mine recently about a genre of photography that neither of us had really explored to date....
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Reciprocity Failure and the Silver Lining

February 08, 2022 - Back in 2016, I had a momentary loss of control of my faculties and thought ‘why not have a go at shooting some film?’ I...
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“Make it more complex”, said nobody ever

January 10, 2022 - As I write this, we have moved into 2022 (Happy New Year, by the way) which for me is a bit of a mixed bag. I love the c...
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To Imagine or To Know

November 22, 2021 - I’ve recently returned from what has become an annual pilgrimage to London during November. The main purpose is to visit...
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Forget the gear, have an idea

October 05, 2021 - I’ve recently returned from a few days away in the beautiful Ribble Valley in Lancashire, which was another early advent...
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Why Wildlife?

September 26, 2021 - What’s so interesting about Wildlife? Since finishing my work at the end of January, I have discovered a passion for an...
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You Must Have a Really Good Camera -  The Accessibility of Photography

August 24, 2021 - A friend recently asked how long I have been interested in/obsessed with photography and my answer was, as usual related...
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