Spring at RHS Wisley, Surrey

I took the X-T3 and 16-55mm to RHS Wisley in Surrey on a sunny afternoon in March. The 16-55mm really does a great job as an all-round lens and suits diversity of subjects in this type of situation. The blossom was in full bloom on...

Does Your Photography Have a Point?

What's the point of your photography? And how do you engage viewers with your images more? I reached a stage where I struggled to clearly answer these questions but then I implemented a few very helpful techniques evident in these images that really helped me...

Top 10 Photographs – 2018

Inspired by Martin Bailey I decided to pick out 10 of my favourite photographs of 2018. These were all taken on Fuji Cameras either Fuji X-T2 or the new Fuji X-T3 Santorini, Greece Photographs from Santorini feature quite frequently in my top 10 thanks to the photogenic...

Capture One 12 – Yosemite Falls Re-Edit

A rainy morning in California I recently moved my entire back catalog of over one hundred thousand images from Adobe Lightroom to Capture One Pro 12. The migration has been an opportunity to re-visit some forgotten images and do some re-processing. I like the feel of the...

Capture One Pro 12 – Fuji Film Simulations

Fuji Velvia Film Simulation in Capture One Pro 12 Phase One have just released version 12 of their excellent RAW Processing and Cataloguing software and have added a number of interesting new features including the option to apply Fuji Film Simulations to your Fuji RAW shots. New...

Capture One 12 – Three Boats Re-Edit

Capture One Pro 12 and Adobe Lightroom Comparisons I have recently been looking at Phase One Capture One as an alternative to Adobe Lightroom. I’ve spent some time re-visiting some of my favourite (five star) images from my portfolio and in the case of the ‘Three Boats’...

Have I already taken my best ever photograph?

My brother recently asked me if I thought whether I might have already taken my best ever photograph - Food for thought!I have been taking photographs on various camera systems for over 10 years and I am not planning on stopping any time soon. I...

St Gilgen

I was lucky enough to visit the town of St Gilgen in Austria. I captured these scenes by Lake Wolfgangsee at dawn. I like the way that the passing swan it returning the look of the swimmer. Shortly afterwards she was joined by a friend. I...

Minimalism in Photography

Sometimes I think about how to implement the minimalism philosophy in my photography style, following the "less is more" principle. But I don't want to follow this path, just because I have read about it, or it might be a fashion in almost everything we...