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 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 photography trip to the Peak District

Planing a photography trip to the Peak District can be a tricky affair. It has been photographed so many times by some truly amazing...

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...

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...