Over the last few years the way I take and manage photos has changed. I used to take photos on a compact digital camera, and every time I came back from an event or holiday I would transfer them to iPhoto on my Mac. Those photos I liked best I would upload to my Flickr [...]
Regular visitors to my blog will know that I regularly post photos whilst I am out and about via the excellent Instagram app. I also take more refined photos with a digital SLR, which I post to PhotoShelter, which are available to license for commercial or personal use. Here is a small gallery of photos [...]
I often see silhouetted figures out on the edge of the tide digging for bait, toiling away filling buckets of ragworms and lugworms. I’m glad that I was able to capture this image, my first with a telephoto lens (Canon FD 70-210mm) – I like the bands of colour and the tiny contrast of the [...]
The view across Swansea Bay towards Mumbles is beautiful, and this is as close as I can get to recording how it really looked at dusk this evening. This photos was an experiment with a long exposure to get that glassy look to the sea paid off. Taken as RAW at ISO100, this was a [...]
I have recently bought a Canon 550d, my first DSLR camera. Fascinated as I am by old lenses, I bought a high quality FD/EOS adapter so that I can use the Canon FD range of lenses that were used from the early 1970s until 1990. A local camera shop has a large range of secondhand [...]
I’ve now had my E71 for a couple of weeks or so, and I’m still loving it. The camera is renowned (from reviews that I’ve read anyway) for being between utterly average and really poor. These definitions are, of course, subjective. After a few weeks of use, I would prefer to call the camera “idiosyncratic”. [...]
At long last, Flickr users can finally have “sets of sets”! Requests for this feature have been repeatedly been made for at least 2 years, but at last our patience has been rewarded. Flickr call this feature “Collections”. Head over to the Flickr Blog to read the full news.