A White (Almost) Christmas 2017

It's Sunday, I'm having a lie-in, and am fully prepared not to get out of my warm, cosy bed until gone nine when I realise IT'S SNOWING. AND SETTLING. AND IT'S DECEMBER. Where is my camera??! By the time I'd got my kit out, wrapped up warm and was ready to go the snow...

Astrophotography: My First Try

The stars are coming out tonight, der-der-der-der-der-der-der tonight.... Yes, Tuesday (25/07/17) I went out to my old haunt St. Mary's Island on the first clear night for quite a while to see the stars. I brought my camera along as well as a pencil and paper, so I...

Learning Flash Photography…. In Summer

Flash photography: it's something I've wanted to get into for a little while, as a means to progress as a photographer in a way I haven't really looked at before. I've avoided flash as much as possible; the little pop-up on my D-SLRs and on most...

Medieval Leeds Castle: Ye Olde Local Events

Another weekend, another photgraphy outing and a return to Leeds Castle -- this time for the medieval joust and such events, featuring gallant knights in competition in front of the imposing castle. Sounds great -- when its not 28 degrees. First...

Nikon 60mm f/2.8 Micro AF-D

So, I've had a recent edition to my kit bag: a Nikon 60mm f/2.8 Micro AF-D, and I thought I'd share my thoughts on the lens, and answer some questions that you may have -- and I certainly did -- before purchasing this amazing piece of kit....

English Day Festival 2017: Shooting Local Events

It's no secret that I enjoy sports photography; the adrenaline rush of chasing after motorbikes as they roar around racetracks, panning to keep them in the frame of my telephoto lens, it's probably my favourite part of photography....

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