The worst part of trying to be good at something is that it is like trying to climb a staircase which has a clear beginning, but has no real end. And to top things off, each step that you climb gets…Continue
Today, I am planning a mini outing to shoot something I saw from the side of the road on the way home from work in the past few weeks.This will be the first time I have use my camera in about 8…Continue
Hi All,I am busy looking into building a new workstation as my current setup is taking strain and reached its upgrade potential.I am an IT guy by profession, so from a component price/performance…Continue
So, interesting turn of events.....I now have two possible wedding opportunities coming from friends of friends.... of friends.My gut reaction (which I suppressed) was "Hell no. Way too scary!" But I…Continue
It has been 16 or so months of firsts since picking up a camera with any intent at all back in 2013. In fact, being so new to photography means that just about all the work I do is pretty much a first. This was made imminently clear, in the…Continue
I actually wanted to call this blog entry "Why I now hate DPC", which is completely tongue-in-cheek, but I feared it may create the wrong impression.
Anyway, now that I have your attention;
Since attending the basic DPC course last year, it has almost been an obsession for me to post my two weekly shots for critique. I needed to get my fix.
In the beginning, it was all about experimenting and fiddling and ..... well ..... fun. And besides, all…Continue
I recently had the privilege of being asked to do a photo-booth type shoot for a combined 18th and 21st birthday party.
Naturally, I had grand ideas about what to do on on the shoot, and being and ex boy-scout I have a tendency to over prepare, so I started planning and getting advice early on on how to handle this particular shoot. It was a little nerve wracking as it would be my fist shoot with my new lights outside of my lounge...... anyway.
The best advice I…Continue
No, this is not some sort of nod to THAT book, nor the upcoming movie actually, but rather a bit of self-reflection on my photography.
When I have a look at my work, well when I say “work”, I mean the progression of my photography since the time I attended DPC in September 2013, I have noticed something quite interesting in that although I have a pretty balanced distribution of colour versus mono shots, I by far prefer the black and whites. By a substantial margin no…Continue