Friday Image No. 128

The Roaches in the The Peak District. Three images with the Fuji X-T2 merged in Lightroom to a panorama. Post processing in Nik Silver Efex Pro.If you have been watching my You Tube channel, you may have seen this image already. It’s 3 images shot...

Lenscraft Free Christmas Gift 2016

Old Man of Storr on Skye, Scotland Every year I like to provide a free Christmas Gift for Photographers. This is my way of saying thank you to all those who have supported and continue to support my work. This year is no exception. This year the...

My New York

My New York will always be more classic and black and white. I love New York almost as much as I love Paris. It’s almost as if the two cities are trying to compete with each other for my attention by carefully planting the right subjects...

Winter on the beach in Brooklyn

Visiting Coney Island may seem like a crazy idea in December but I had such a great afternoon there last week.  It takes about 90 minutes on the subway to reach Brighton Beach from Harlem, it’s all part of the experience! It was not very cold for...

Dramatic Black and White Conversions Using Lightroom

You asked to see how it was done. Here is the video to explain. This shows how you can achieve quite dramatic black and white conversions using only Lightroom. You don’t need any other software or filters. What limits you is your imagination. I hope you...

Paris sera toujours Paris…

I’ve been back from France for over a week and getting ready to go to New York, it’s about time I post some of my photographs from Paris, don’t you think? I had an AMAZING week. I taught a 6-day workshop to a wonderful group...

Parallel Seeing

The leaves have already started falling. The summer display of fake smiles, exaggerated colours and sunburned thoughts is fading away. A much more subdued, desolate and harsh time is coming. I have always liked this time of the year. This is when my seeing comes...

Meet me at the fair

Here are a few more miscellaneous snapshots from my visit at the Minnesota State Fair. Contrary to the previous post, the pics below were shot during the day. Enjoy and please leave a comment! ...

Faces in the Night

I love photographing at night. Available light sources of all kinds illuminate your subjects in many different ways. I love the bright lights and the deep dark shadows. I was at the Minnesota State Fair last night with a friend and I focused my attention on the faces...

There is something about mountains…

This post was supposed to include more imagery shot on the street. But hey, who wants to do things as planned? I was going through our imagery this morning performing my favourite editing activity – that is, deleting – and I was attracted to some...