Creating An Apocalyptic Portrait

Creating a dramatic portrait is very difficult at times when you are struggling for inspiration. I had been playing the game "The Last Of...

Creating Red Riding Hood

Could I create a dramatic fantasy styled, red riding hood portrait in a small room? This was the challenge I set for myself and this post...

Why you should fail as a photographer

Everyone is scared to fail, everyone is scared to take those first steps in putting yourself into a situation where you could fail. But...

Photographing Padley Gorge

It was a very cold bleak morning when I decided to head to the Peak District in search of a place called Padley Gorge. The previous week...

A reflection on photography in 2020

What a year 2020 was! The world got turned upside down, the normality we all took for granted went out of the window and life changed for...

Tenba Messenger DNA 13 bag review

I had been looking for a messenger style bag to carry my Fuji camera around in and had spent some time debating over this and that. It...

Alpkit Filo Down Jacket Review

For ages and ages I’ve wanted an Alpkit down jacket. I have a Northface one which is great for squishing up really small but when your...

The frosts of Cannock Chase

So 2017 has rolled round and it has been a very long time since I wrote on this blog so this year I’m going to resurrect it. January 2017...

The day I got a little muddy

Lately all I seem to do is ride my bike and get very muddy or go for a run and get very muddy, which I admit is absolutely brilliant. I...

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