The world has been a strange place this year with events effecting us all in one way or another. For myself I had originally planned a trip away to New Zealand with the purpose of capturing the beauty of the land across the two main islands. The country itself however stopped allowing international travel very early on in the year and it seems like such restrictions will remain for some time to come. This led me to make the most […]
Recently I had the opportunity to test out a sample of Saal Digital’s Professional Line Photobook and in this post I am going to go over my impressions of the product, how easy it was to create and order as well as my thought process behind the images I selected. Over the last year I have begun ordering prints of my photographs, something I have not done since I was required to have prints for my photography course back in […]
In the early days of photography black and white was the only option, but for a very long time, the choice between monochrome and colour has been a stylistic choice. So how does a photographer decide on which to use? In this post I am going to explain why I chose black and white over colour for one of my favourite images. Something to consider when choosing between monochrome and colour is how will it affect the story, what the […]
Composition is something photographers start to learn very early on after picking up a camera. It is a key part of photography and there are many different elements, to name a few; the rule of thirds, use of leading lines, use of symmetry, forced perspective and many, many more. In this post I am mostly going to talk about foregrounds and how they can be used to create a path for the eye through the whole image. In landscape photography […]
Blog post covering the experience of photographing the Chernobyl exclusion zone.
As photographers we have a close connection with light, it is the single most important element to any single photograph. We are able to control how much light enters our cameras by manipulating the shutter speed, aperture and ISO speed and by doing this we can construct several different effects. It is not just the in camera controls that dictate the light available, external sources such as flush guns, studio lights, reflectors and various other pieces of kit can influence […]