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Winters Walk

It doesn’t happen very often but sometimes I know exactly how I want a photograph to look even before I’ve pressed the shutter, which is exactly what happened with this photo. I took the photo of the trees as part of one of my ...
 
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January Photo Winner

Back at the beginning of January I set a photo challenge. All you had to do was take or make a picture of something new and upload it to the Flickr Group page. What constituted “new” I left up to you and there were many interpr...

 
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Next Photoshop Evangelist 2012

You probably don’t remember what you were doing on 30th March 2011, but I do. That was the first day of Photoshop World Florida 2011 and I had front row seats to the keynote speech. After that it was off for a private lunch wit...
 
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February Photo Challenge

The theme for February is ELEMENTS and all you need to do is take or make a photo that fits with that theme. How you interpret the theme is up to you. It could be a close up shot of the detail within an object or it could be a ...

 
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Emsworth Panoramics

A few days back I was booked to give a talk to Hayling Island Camera club on England’s south coast. On the way I stopped off to meet up with fellow photographer Will from Whole Life Photography who had arranged to record ...
 
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January Photo Challenge ~ Update

A few weeks back I set a Photo Challenge for the month of January. The theme was “Something New” and all you had to do was upload a photo to the Flickr group before the end of the month. Upload here: http://www.flickr.com/group...

 
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Photoshop Action (with Color Efex Pro 4)

If you have Color Efex Pro 4 from Nik Software installed on Photoshop, you’ll know it has some pretty amazing features. Of the many filters and recipes that are in Color Efex Pro, I really love the Image Borders. In fact I like...
 
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Wireless Flora Lightbank ~ Review

Back in September 2011 I reviewed the Flora Light Bank from Linco and found them to be excellent for video work and not so bad for photography too. Now the people at Linco have come up with a new wireless version. So lets find ...

 
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January Photo Challenge

January here in the UK is often cold and wet so to make sure my photography doesn’t dry up I’ll often set myself a photographic challenge. So now it’s your chance to get involved and take up my January Photo Challenge. The them...
 
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WhiBal Grey card ~ Review

When it comes to getting very accurate colours in your photos, you’ll need to start with a known colour reference. That’s where a grey card comes into it’s own. I’ve used several grey cards in recent years, but the WhiBal from ...