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Moeraki Boulders and Calm Waters
4 months, 2 weeks ago 3
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Moreaki Boulders This sunrise at Meoraki was probably one of the most beautiful I’ve ever seen. It lasted for about 45 minutes and just kept getting better. The beach was packed with photographers. Since this is a very easy location to get to, I had expected that to be the case. Fortunately I was the […]

The Flash
1 year, 4 months ago 6

Korean Food Pleasures Having spent a lot of time in Asia, I’ve had the great fortune of sampling some very tasty, and not so tasty foods. In Thailand, for example, I had crocodile steak, which was very nice and tender. In Korea, I’ve developed a taste for some less likely foods. The strangest of which, […]

What's In My Camera Bag
2 years, 1 month ago 13
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I’m not sure why it’s taken me so long to write a post about my camera gear…but, here it is. In the next few weeks I will be selling my backup Canon gear and replacing it with a smaller, lighter mirrorless setup. I received 100s of suggestions for mirrorless cameras on a facebook post recently. […]

2 years, 11 months ago 17
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A small lamp is illuminating my keyboard. I’m sitting upstairs in my parents’ house. The faint tick tock of a grandfather clock downstairs is echoing through the nightly silence. I don’t know what to write. It’s Thursday the 19th of September as I write this. My dad died this morning and I hoped that writing […]

Art Of Cityscape Photography Tutorials Now Available
3 years ago 0
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2.5 months of planning, 4 weeks of writing, recording, re-recording, cleaning sound & editing and finally the Art of Cityscape Tutorials are now here. This is the most varied set of advanced post-processing tutorials that I’ve ever created. We work on some of my most popular images and learn to blend exposures effectively using 3 […]

3 years, 5 months ago 0
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This is a quick journal update: There is far too much bad weather over here in Europe. Rachel and I have to cancel our European road trip and return to Newcastle this week. Everywhere we look there is nothing but rain. However, every cloud has a silver lining – we’ll hopefully be hitting South American […]

Dramatic beach
3 years, 6 months ago 0

French Journal Day 133 (Travel Diary Day 213) Our first 3 days in Paris are shaping up to be more action-packed than the entire 6 weeks we’ve spent in Burgundy. It’s been a time of both tranquility and productivity here but not much in the way of adventure. After getting acquainted with our neighbourhood on […]