A Half-Day in Athens

Last week I found myself with a spare half-day in Athens in between meetings. What to do? When first visiting a new city I like to spend some time just walking around to get the feel of the place. Unfortunately half a day is barely enough time to get out

Why My Olympus Camera Upgrade Is, Er, a Fujifilm

I started this blog six years ago today with a post about my new love  affair with the Olympus OM-D E-M5 camera. I had seen the camera at Focus on Imaging (now renamed The Photography Show) whose 2019 incarnation was a couple of weeks ago. For me the Olympus range of OM-D cameras

People’s Vote March, 23rd March 2019

I’m not a fan of Brexit. In fact I believe it is the greatest act of self-harm this country is going to do to itself since, well, since ever really. When before did the UK voluntarily decide to: reduce it’s GDP by anything from -0.6% to -9.3% over 15 years

In Praise of Photographer Sean Tucker

It’s been a while since I have published one of my “in praise of” articles on my blog so it’s time I changed that with a new post for the start of 2019. Rather than talking about gear I enjoy using let’s talk about a great photographer who I have

Home Shoot with Elinchrom Deep Umbrella

Setting up a makeshift ‘studio’ when visiting clients can be problematic. You never know how much space you’re going to get, what the ambient light will be or how much gear you should take to cover all eventualities. For portrait shoots I think I have settled on the ideal combination

2018 – Year in Review

As is traditional as the end of another year approaches here are some of my favourite images captured during 2018 – one for each month of the year – some are re-edits, some already published and others new images not shown on here. January is of Kirstin Gribbin shot at

Finding Beauty in Darkness

I’m not sure if it’s a sign of the times or because of recent personal events but I’m finding myself increasingly identifying with the songs and words of the late, great Leonard Cohen. If you are the dealer, I’m out of the game If you are the healer, it means

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