This is one of my favourite subjects to photograph, the iconic West Pier in Brighton. This was taken the other day on a cold day in Sussex.
Every Winter than comes along it feels like this might be the last one that the pier survives.
Here is another photo from that day where I used a longer exposure to smooth the water. Read More
We're fully deep into December, there is no getting away from Christmas. I thought it was time to head out into the woodland and have a look for signs of Christmas.
Our Christmas tree is up and Mia has taken to playing Christmas songs on repeat. We have the school play coming up and the girls have been digging deep into their advent calendars.
Although it's not officially Winter until the 22nd December, for me the start of December is the start. Read More
EVERYONE needs one of these lenses
One of the most underrated lens, a lens that everyone needs.
The Nifty Fifty, available from Nikon, Canon and 3rd Party Companies. Read More
Last weekend I headed out looking for a few photos to take, mainly festive photos. While taking photos of holly this little robin came to say hello.
I was at the right place at the right time. Read More
1 Photo, 2 Edits
1 Photo 2 Edits | Aurora 2018 vs Luminar 2018
This time I'm editing one single iPhone photo in two different pieces of software.
Which performs better on this one Aurora or Luminar?
To purchase Aurora
To Purchase Luminar 2018 Read More
Favourite Photo of #MySundayPhoto for November
So we've entered December and that means it's time to pick a photo from the brilliant #MySundayPhoto link ups and this month my favourite photo is this one from Adventure Brown.
I love the whole photo and it's inspired me to give it a go.
There'll be a £50 Saal Digital voucher for you. Read More
But the Flags
It's not the most amazing photo but this place jumped out at me as I was walking along the seafront yesterday.
I think it was the blue sky and colours of the flags. Read More
5 tips to up your PHOTO GAME
Today's video I'm giving you 5 easy tips to help you up your photo game. These tips are free, and can be used by anyone.
Use these straightaway and see if they make a difference to your photos. Read More
Unsplash Festive Season Collection
I love making collections of my photos for people to enjoy. This latest one is a beautiful collection called 'Festive Season', I really think you'll enjoy this and I hope to add to it over the coming weeks. Read More
More Black & White
Day 6 of the black & white challenge.
No people, no explanation
We're still finding little pockets of autumn. On a walk the other day we found this area with the floor covered in leaves and the blue sky breaking through the trees.
With a tripod set low to the ground to make it look like a never-ending walkway of autumn. Read More
Day 4 of the black & white challenge.
No people, no explanation Read More
So I've dived into the World of SmugMug. I'm still trying to get to grips with it but I've uploaded a few images which you can view on my profile.
I need to add titles and tags and all the fun stuff but it's getting there. Read More
I wanted to show you a quick way you can find new presets and install them with a click of a button.
This photo was supplied by John from DadBlogUK, and you can see how I used a layer to enhance the tree.
You can download the original file and edit yourself if you wish. Read More
When Two Worlds Collide
When two favourites create together it produces something special, this is from Casey with Peter McKinnon and I believe there is a version from Peter featuring Casey.
Have a watch, I think you'll enjoy this. Read More
The all-new Skylum Luminar 2018, this year is faster, better and coming in 2018 file management.
This for me is almost the complete package and I think with the updates coming it really will be. I've created a short video to show you a few of the features that I think you will love. Read More
Bing Bong New Video
Autumn is still here in Sussex, I head out looking for an image or two and trying to capture those little details.
I managed to capture a couple of good photos...or so I think. Read More
If you've never walked between Birling Gap and Beachy Head then you're really missing out. Mid-way along you'll walk past the iconic Belle Tout lighthouse which is now a beautiful and unique B&B.
This was a misty morning and I'd much rather that than a bright sunny day. I think it adds to the atmosphere. Read More
The most enjoyable thing about the cold frosty mornings is the skies it produces.
I'm not a fan of the freezing weather, the de-icing of the car but the blue skies I love. Read More
This was my first attempt at editing the photo. I thought I wanted to focus on just the details of the trees but afterwards, I felt it was missing something.
Do you ever have moments after editing that you revert to starting all over again? Read More