Following a failure in my website's primary picture archive, many blogs have lost their images. I am endeavouring to re-instate these from back-ups. Bear with me please while I undergo this labourious and very sweary process...
That's it then. I'm actually in the book... The Outdoor Photographer of the Year 2015 book. With this one: Above image: "Conclusion" Twilight view across Bridgwater Bay shot from the coast of Somerset at Doniford Nikon D810, 50mm f1.4 Nikkor, ISO 64, 20 seconds at f13, polariser, hand-held 3rd September 2015 How honoured, humbled and gob-smacked can you be all at once? No more than I am now, I reckon.
With due respect to those further up north who are already well stuck into it... Winter is very late to the party round here. Left: Pale wintery seascape, Climping, West Sussex Nikon D800 50mm f1.4 Nikkor ISO 64 2 seconds at f16 tripod 5th December 2015 Every season brings with it its own uniquely beautiful conditions and photographic opportunities. Winter, of all of them, is distinct in regularly offering the pale, pastel palette. I know that much of the time it can be dark,
It's not such an odd question when you consider the superfluity of potential viewers and the disparity of individual points of view. Above image: Tidal recession on pebble bank, Porlock Weir, Somerset. Nikon D810, 14-24mm f2.8 Nikkor at 24mm, ISO 64, 3 seconds at f13, tripod 2nd August 2015 I love this one, it's a personal favourite, but it's just that and nothing more. It has been neither generally popular nor a commercial success Is the image (or image collection) for: Your
See the light, grab your camera, get into action... It's a palindromic phrase (I just made that up - but it works like a palindrome... Kind of...). Get into action, grab your camera, see the light(!)... Either way, be prepared to seize the moment when it arrives. Above image: Felpham at high tide. A receding wave courses back through a shingle bank at dusk. Nikon D810, 14-24mm f2.8 Nikkor at 14mm, ISO 64, 2 seconds at f14, tripod 4th December 2015 The word photography is both
As I've grown older, I've become addicted to early morning starts; slurping my coffee at 4AM; driving on abandoned roads to unfamiliar locations in the dark; setting up my gear in places where I will see literally no-one for at least the next two or three hours (sometimes not at all, until I'm on the road home) and, above all, experiencing the magic and majesty of a singular dawn blossoming in the skies before me. The night owl in me, the creature that informed and defined so
...Is something that you hear from pros and read in photography magazines all the time. So, just how do you go about it? Nailing your personal style? Left: "Bea in her room". This is one of my "Artists in Residences" series and was shortlisted for the NPG portrait competition 2013 Nikon D800, 14-24mm f2.8 at 14mm, ISO 100, 1/200 second at f4.5, strobe with soft box above and to camera left, hand-held up a step-ladder 12th July 2012 I guess for me it started with being a defia