Some travel photography to warm a cold December

The first things that made me buy a decent camera were a poor camera and a holiday. I had been on holiday to Scotland (which I absolutely love, someone find me a stable job in the highlands and I'd move tomorrow) and had been trying to capture the gorgeous mountains around Oban on a small point and shoot. The pictures were washed out and grey, rath...
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Taste of London through a smartphone

For any keen photographer, there is a hurdle to cross beyond what kit to buy, which skill to imrove or when best to capture a location or client. This is balancing your absolute obsession with all things camera, with your loved ones. There are loads of blogs out there on how to balance family and photography time, but there will almost certainly be...
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A Day At City Hall

If you've even dabbled into architecture photography, I'm sure you've spent many days traipsing around your nearest city, probably with a particular view or building in mind. I really need to work on just heading out and seeing what I manage to come across. When I go out with my photography buddies, I always try to polish up my street photography w...
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How to Photograph Wire Wool Spinning - Part two of two: On the night

This is the second part of my look at wire wool spinning photography. If you're not sure what you need to get in preparation of your first spin, head over to part 1 now. Otherwise, I'll assume you've already got a location in mind and got all your equipment sorted. This post focusses instead on what you could be thinking about on the night of your...
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How to photograph wire wool spinning - Part one of two: Preparation

At heart, I'm a bit of a pyromaniac. Through a misspent youth, I managed to get myself into circus skills long before I became an avid photographer. Whilst my fire spinning days are largely behind me, it seemed like a fantastic idea to get out with some wire wool and try my hand at a few shots. Judge for yourself, but I was pretty happy with what I...
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