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My First Shot With A 10-Stop ND Filter
2 weeks ago 2
Posted in: Newcastle, Seascape

My First Shot With A 10-Stop ND Filter I purchased my first 10-Stop ND filter almost 2 years ago. I’d never used an ND filter of any kind before. This under-exposed, slightly blurry, very noisy image was the very first exposure to come out of my old Canon, with the ND screwed onto the front. [...]

The Jaws of Patagonia
3 weeks, 1 day ago 4

Evolving Your Approach To Photography It’s interesting to sit back and examine how you’ve changed as a photographer over the years. Most changes aren’t usually conscious decisions, but rather a shift in personal taste over time. When I look at my approach to photography now compared to a couple of years go, it could barely [...]

Busan City Skyline
1 month, 1 week ago 15
Posted in: Cityscape, Korea

For anyone wishing to learn how to process an image like this, please feel free to check out my Cityscape Tutorials Making the move to South Korea has been an interesting challenge. It feels wonderful to be back. I’d almost forgotten how brightly lit and busy the streets are, even at night. I missed this [...]

Simplifying Life and Becoming Financially Free
1 month, 4 weeks ago 3
Posted in: Lifestyle

This is the final part in a series of articles about changes I’ve made in my life recently. You can read part 2 here – From Difficulties We Can Find New Paths 37 kgs – that is the total weight of all of my possessions. The number itself isn’t of great importance, but the act [...]

From Difficulties We Can Find New Paths
1 month, 4 weeks ago 7
Posted in: Lifestyle

This is the second part in a series of articles about changes I’ve made in my life recently. You can read part 1 here – Minimalistic Living and Being in the Present. I shouldn’t be here, I thought. I looked at the clock – 1:00am. The Emergency Room was empty and semi-lit. I sat in [...]

Minimalistic Living and Being in the Present
2 months ago 6
Posted in: Lifestyle

The blue calmness and chill of a winter morning surround me as I run along a beaten track. It’s too early for heavy traffic – the morning stirrings of an English suburb are still subdued, sleeping gently. The first light is yet to show but the subtle pinks developing in the sky suggest a beautiful [...]

Dunstanburgh Castle
3 months ago 6
Posted in: England, Seascape

New Journal 66 – Dunstanburgh Castle I’d arrived at Dunstanburgh castle just before sunset, 3 hours before my photographer buddies were due to join me in our hopeful hunt for the Aurora. I made a rather stupid decision. As I left the car I decided to keep my waterproof boots on rather than replacing them [...]

Photoshop for Beginners Video Course
4 months ago 6
Posted in: HDR Tutorial

Please note: this course is only available for free to photographers who have purchased any of my Post-Processing Tutorials or who have shared my new Photography site, Shutter…Evolve!! I’m thrilled to announce the release of my most recent video tutorials – Adding to an already large collection of materials for you, the photographer passionate about [...]

Candles at Petra
4 months, 1 week ago 1
Posted in: Jordan

New Journal 65 – Candles at Petra This was the shot I went to Petra for. I was apprehensive leading up to this point. Researching Petra by Night, it was very difficult to find a tourist-free image. I knew that I was in for a challenge. As I sat on the stones, facing the treasury. [...]

Petra by Night - Inside the Treasury
4 months, 1 week ago 1
Posted in: Jordan

New Journal 64 – Petra By Night, in the Treasury A tourist-free Petra is a rare occurrence. However, speaking to the right people, politeness and a touch of bribery can buy a photographer 15-20 minutes before the hoards arrive for Petra by Night. As we passed the security gate, we picked up our pace and [...]