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Marsh Lock Henley on Thames – Lollipops in Autumn

Marsh Lock Henley on Thames – Lollipops in Autumn

A healthier mentality   After a few months away from my River Thames Project, I made two visits in three days to Marsh Lock in Henley.  Both days were very early visits, arriving shortly before sunrise in the hope of having some golden hour light.  As it turned out...

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Dealing with security guards in London

Dealing with security guards in London

It's been a while since I posted and I haven't had time to shoot anything noteworthy for a while. So determined not to let too much time pass between posts I decided to go through my Lightroom catalogue and find an image that has a good story around it. My...

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Milky Way over Lizard Lighthouse

Milky Way over Lizard Lighthouse

It's been a while since my last post, I figure this is the time when the novelty of newly started blog wears off and many give up at this point. I'm determined not to do that. Life has been a bit too busy and getting in the way since my last post, but I...

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River Thames Project, number 2:  Hurley

River Thames Project, number 2: Hurley

Introduction This post is about my recent visit to Hurley on the River Thames, which is between Henley and Marlow,  There is much to see here, including an abundance of Red Kites, a huge picnic area, a camp site and some lovely properties which make me green with...

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Layers and Layer Masks in Adobe Photoshop

Layers and Layer Masks in Adobe Photoshop

Introduction I had intended to continue my River Thames project last Friday, but the weather was against me. So instead, today I have a little trick in Adobe Photoshop to show you, capturing 5 slices of time in a single image. You will learn to do this with the use...

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Stairway to Heaven and radial filters in Adobe Lightroom

Stairway to Heaven and radial filters in Adobe Lightroom

Introduction I mentioned in my previous post New photography project “Exploring the River Thames” that there was more and here it is along with some tips for using Radials Filters in Adobe Lightroom. This post is not only to show you the image, but also to give a...

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New photography project “Exploring the River Thames”

New photography project “Exploring the River Thames”

Introduction This post marks the the start of a brand new project "Explore the River Thames" and it's the first in what will be a series of posts documenting my progress through this endeavour. In another project I shoot cityscapes in London. However, I've done a fair...

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Shooting “The Visitors”, Music Gig Photography

Shooting “The Visitors”, Music Gig Photography

I mentioned in my first post that I intended to write an article a week. A bit ambitious and I’ve struggled, so rather than beat my brains out about it, I’ve decided a target of once a month is far more sensible. Since my street photo shoot in Central London, I shot a...

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Overcoming the fear of street photography

Overcoming the fear of street photography

  Introduction After swatting up on street photography online (I highly recommend you checkout Eric Kim's fine blog). I gained a few insights and challenged myself to put them into practice. So, I went out to London last Friday with some clear objectives, which are as...

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New Motivation

New Motivation

If you have landed here, welcome. This is my first post and I plan on posting here at least once a week. (Update, 12th May 2017:  I missed my self imposed deadline last Wednesday and with the benefit of hindsight, my plan to blog at least once a week is over...

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