Out and About: Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire

It was visiting Salisbury that originally convinced me that I could live without London; it really is a beautiful place. I’ve lost count of the amount of times I’ve visited the cathedral over the years. Sometimes I’m there as a tourist to take photos, see the Magna Carta, eat in the cafe which spills out…

Out and About: Highgate Cemetery, London

Highgate Cemetery website If you’re visiting London and you want to escape into a cool, green space while learning something interesting and being somewhere a bit different, Highgate Cemetery is the place to go. I’ve been twice so far. The first time it was a beautiful sunny day; in photography terms this meant a lot…

Photography: Rasterbator

You can find Rasterbator here. Rasterbator.net is a website that you can use to produce wall art from your photographs. It enlarges your uploaded image for you to print at home on whatever size paper/ printer combination you have. I have access to an A4 colour laser printer which is ideal for this.  You choose how…

Photography: Flash with Natural and Synthetic Materials

This is a series of experiments with on camera, pop-up style flash. On the Fujifilm XT2 a small flash comes supplied with the camera, but it’s not part of the actual camera itself. I wanted to find out what the supplied flash could do, and what the effects of this flash  are on various subjects….

Photography: New Business Cards

I’m just going to put these here for now because they’re square and I like that. I’ve managed to build up a good following on Instagram and so I decided to go for a square format for my cards to echo that social media site and appeal to the audience that use it. I wanted…

Photography: Joan Fontcuberta Workshop

Yesterday I got myself up to Bristol, to the Martin Parr Foundation, for a workshop with Joan Fontcuberta. For some reason I wasn’t expecting to walk through the door and have Martin Parr standing there; that was a bit of a shock if I’m honest. By lunchtime he was buying pasties and making everyone tea…