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Gift Ideas for the Photographer in your Life

December 13, 2017 - People often ask me what they can buy a camera crazy person in their life that wont cost the earth:-) There are lots of...
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One to One Teaching vouchers - available as Christmas gifts until 18th Dec

December 12, 2017 - If you are still looking for the perfect gift for the photographer or budding photographer in your life, what not buy th...
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What to Photograph In December

December 11, 2017 - Whilst we have all of this fabulous snow try and get out with your camera at some point if you can. If you can find a p...
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How to get More from your Camera and your Day Out with it

April 11, 2017 - Things to think about before you start taking photos; Starting with the basics and the very first thing - spare batterie...
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Photo Experience Days

February 27, 2017 - If you would like to spend a day with me learning more about your camera and how to get more creative with it and get mo...
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Photography Hints and Tips For Snowy Landscapes

February 26, 2017 - So here are a few tips to help you in the snowy weather, so if you're off skiing or just to colder climes hopefully this...
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Away for a little while - with the camera of course :-)

January 19, 2017 - Hello Everybody, Just a quick blog to say that I'm off to the mens downhill in Kitzbuhel, followed by a week of skiing...
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Happy New Year

January 08, 2017 - Hello Everybody, I hope 2017 is a fabulous year for you all and that you have some truly magnificent adventures with yo...
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Travel and Photography Part One

April 17, 2016 - I get asked quite a lot about places I have traveled to - what's my favourite place, what kit do I take with me - does t...
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April Update

April 16, 2016 - Hi, I hope you are all having a wonderful April and everything that it is throwing at us weather wise - I woke up to 2 i...
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Exhibition at Slimbridge WWT 10th Feb until 18th April 2016

February 09, 2016 - Hi Everybody, well it's been a very busy start to the New Year. My first exhibition of the year starts in a coupe of da...
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Foreground, middle ground, background - don't overlook any of these....

November 02, 2015 - When you look at your chosen scene with the naked eye, your brain quickly picks out subjects of interest. The camera how...
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The Tripod - why use a tripod??????

November 01, 2015 - If you’re serious about your landscape photography you need to use a tripod, a decent one. A tripod carries many benefit...
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ISO - What it is and how to get the best results using it

October 31, 2015 - So what is ISO? Your camera’s ISO setting is its sensitivity to light. The higher the ISO, the more sensitive it is. Th...
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Where to Focus and what Aperture to choose for Landscape Photography

October 30, 2015 - So to get a great landscape photograph there are plenty of things to think about, today we are looking at aperture and f...
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Ideas for Things to Photograph

April 22, 2015 - Somedays it may seem like you just don't know what to photograph, maybe you have already photographed the birds on the f...
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Apologies for the lack of blogging

April 22, 2015 - Apologies for the lack of blogging over the last month, I have been caught up with some family issues, but everything is...
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Things to photograph in Spring

March 08, 2015 - So Spring is upon us and flowers are blooming in our gardens, snowdrops and daffodils and lots of plants are coming to b...
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Photography Tips

January 28, 2015 - Here are some handy tips to take on board before you go out with your camera. So we will mention the usual, ensure your...
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Did you get a DSLR for Christmas - well here's some hints and tips

January 04, 2015 - If you got a DSLR for Christmas and you are worried about taking it off the green square - Auto mode, then maybe you sho...
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Bradgate Deer Park

October 21, 2014 - Today I have been photographing deer at Bradgate Park Trust, the weather was mixed, but I had a great day and got some l...
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Photographing Mountains

September 16, 2014 - Hello, This blog is all about photographing mountains - I know we haven't quite reached winter yet and all things cold,...
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If you go down to the woods Today

September 01, 2014 - Well maybe not today as here it's having a bit of a drizzle, but if you make the effort to go out to your local woods or...
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Photo Projects for the Summer

July 01, 2014 - I have been asked by a few people about ideas for photo projects for the Summer. There are many things that you can try...
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Arley Arboretum Photography courses

June 24, 2014 - I will be running a series of Photography courses at the beautiful Arley Arboretum throughout the rest of the year. My...
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Histograms Explained

June 20, 2014 - Huge apologies, for some reason the post about histograms didn't publish and so here it is - thank you to Edward - from...
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Photography courses

June 06, 2014 - I currently run Photography training courses at a variety of locations and they are mainly aimed at people who have had...
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Things to Remember before you go out on your photo shoot

May 27, 2014 - Today I wanted to keep it simple, but as a lot of you have the week off with the kids, I wanted to remind you of a few t...
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Photography Workshops in Worcestershire

May 22, 2014 - Please note the workshops for Spetchley gardens are booking up quickly and so if you want to do your training course the...
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Top Photography Tips to help get you started

May 15, 2014 - Before you go out and start shooting there are things that you need to always do: Make sure your batteries are all char...
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Depth of field, focus point, f stops - photography hints and tips

April 27, 2014 - The aperture is the hole in the lens – it is a variable diaphragm that can be made larger or smaller, controlling how mu...
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You can practice photography wherever you go

April 26, 2014 - Here are a few photos that I took whilst out in the woods walking Eli - so even out with a 2 year old husky it is still...
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Do I need a Tripod ?

April 02, 2014 - I have been asked quite a lot recently about tripods. Do I need a tripod is the question of the week this week. The an...
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Photography Projects

March 21, 2014 - I have had a few people ask me about projects they can set themselves to give them something to think about with their p...
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Exposure Modes Explained

March 11, 2014 - Choosing the Correct Exposure Mode Today we are going to discuss exposure modes, as i get asked about this from time to...
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Kitzbuhel Trip

March 08, 2014 - Hi, I am now back from my latest snow trip to Kitzbuhel in Austria and so here are a few photos for you. The weather wa...
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How are the water photos coming along ?

February 20, 2014 - So thought I'd just check that now we have some nicer weather you are all still out there attempting new and exciting wa...
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Photo Challenges for February 2014

February 15, 2014 - OK, well I hope you are all enjoying this weather - even though we had Weather as the theme for January, I think we need...
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Photography Workshop Salcombe Summer 2014

January 08, 2014 - I am planning a photography workshop for Salcombe over the summer 2014. It will be a 3 day workshop, covering shots fro...
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