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How to shoot through windows without reflections

Earlier this year I made my first ever visit to New York and one of the things I put on my “to do” list was capture some great shots of the New York skyline. Wih that in mind I spent a long time researching hotels t...
 
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Three Light Leaks

Here’s a Friday Freebie for those that love the vintage style photos. Light leaks were always a potential hazard for me back in the days of film photography, especially with my very first Praktica camera. Fortunately it r...

 
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Adorama TV LIVE!

It’s been a busy few weeks for me with trade shows and travel filling my diary. Top of the list was a flying visit to the Adorama store in New York, a city like no other! I’ve never been to New York before but of course I’ve se...
 
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Wet Paint Border

The Friday Freebies have had a bit of a break but by popular request, they’re back! So to kick things off here’s a free border that I made by pouring paint to form a photo frame. Full download instructions are below...

 
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A Splash of Lemon

Winter round these parts usually means short days, long nights and inclement weather which makes for a tough time for us photographers. So here’s a photo project that you can take at any time and whatever the weather. The...
 
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Reigate Fort 15 Minute Photo Challenge

It’s time for another 15 minute photo challenge and this time I visit a fort in Surrey. Unfortunately for me this particular fort is mostly buried below ground and isn’t accessible to casual visitors such as myself....

 
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NYC here I come!

Next month, for three days only, I’ll be in New York City and thanks to Adorama I’ll be sharing part of the experience with as many photographers as possible. If you’re in New York on Tuesday 25th February I&#...
 
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Tower Bridge View
Tower Bridge View

Panorama Post Processing Tips

It feels like I’ve been planning to live stream forever but today it finally happened for real. In this live video I run through some of my post processing tips and tricks to go from a bunch of pretty average RAW files to...

 
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How my photo made the BBC news

Last Friday one of my photos wound up on the BBC website and although the subject matter was a potential tragedy for those affected, I’m still very proud to see my work on the BBC news website. To be honest the biggest su...
 
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exposure compensation Canon
exposure compensation Canon

Do you under or overexpose?

It’s a question I haven’t thought much about since the days when I shot JPG images only. Now that’s a long time ago. Back then if you lost the highlights in your image you’d basically lost the image, so it was general practice ...