The Photography Bar Competition Winner

This is just a little update to say they announced the winners of the competition and I was very surprised and proud to be told I had...

The Edwardian Photo Shoot - Part Three

This is the final entry in the the Edwardian photo shoot and required learning a new set of skills with posing two people together....

The Edwardian Photo Shoot - Part Two

Getting multiple looks in one photoshoot is such a good idea. I have done this in the past as it allows you to experiment with lighting...

The Edwardian Photo Shoot - Part One

In this blog entry I'm going to show you how sometimes ideas never move in the direction you want. You can have a very clear direction...

A Self Portrait Inspired By Joel Grimes

Lockdown was in full force in the UK and I was wanting to work on improving my lighting skills, the only problem was, I wasn't allowed to...

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...

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...

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...