Tips on Using a Wide Angle Lens for Landscape Photography

  Every landscape photographer needs a good wide angle lens. Popular YouTuber Thomas Heaton discusses his new Canon 16-35 f/4 lens and offers some tips on the best way to use an ultra wide angle lens. [ Read More ]...

Photography is for Yourself

My photography is mainly for myself. It is a form of expressing my feelings, my interactions with the surrounding world and a way to record all of this through still images. There are many reasons why photographers do what they do and the degrees of...

Fuji X-T2 – Dunstanburgh Castle (Part II)

Return TripI revisited Embleton Bay later in the week and experienced very different conditions. The morning was bright and clear and the wind had dropped. In some ways I had too much cloud on the first visit and not enough on the return.I took the...

Fuji X-T2 – Dunstanburgh Castle (Part I)

I recently visited Northumberland in the North East of the UK and took the opportunity to visit Embleton Beach before dawn to capture the iconic Dunstanburgh Castle in the morning light.Dark, Wet and Windy Fuji X-T2 and Fuji 18-135mmDunstanburgh Castle just after dawn I planned...

Fuji X-T2 – Northumberland Coast

I recently visited the beautiful Northumberland Coast in the North East of the United Kingdom. I took the opportunity to grab some landscape and seascape photos with my Fuji X-T2. I took the Fuji 18-135mm for versatility and weather proofing (It was late September after...

Lensbaby Trio 28 – Velvet

The Lensbaby Trio 28 continues to remain firmly attached to my Fuji X-T2. This week I have been looking at photographs with the Trio 28 set to the Velvet Setting.Velvet introduces a dreamy look to your photos. It features an area of sharp focus in...

Lensbaby Trio 28 – Sweet

London Fuji X-T2 - ACROS Film SimulationLensbaby Trio 28 - Sweet I hooked up my Fuji X-T2 to a Lensbaby Trio 28 lens and took it on my daily commute into London.The Lensbaby Trio 28 is an interesting product that consists of a small lens...

The Joys of Long-Exposure Photography

Today I enjoy some long exposure photography, there are a few tips and tricks and I use a new 10 stop IRND filter from Lee. I really wanted to slow down, in more ways than one. I sometimes feel that my photography is rushed and...

Landscape Photography is Not So Bad: You Will Not Fail

The largest single landscape print I have made to date is a ten-foot-wide panorama of the Painted Rock at Fort Irwin. Titled A Thousand Words Fall Short, I donated it to a Veterans' clinic on the 4th of July. Printed on Fuji-crystal archival paper,...

Macphun Luminar – Update

Macphuns excellent Luminar software has just received a major free update. They have added what they call an 'Accent AI Filter' that is designed to analyse and enhance photos at the touch of a button (or slide of an amount slider)I tried it out on...