Wistman’s Wood

Wistman’s Wood lies on the Eastern slopes of the river Dart in the Dartmoor National Park, Devon. Although covering only 170 hectares (1.7 square kilometres) this amazing woodland is important for the mosses and lichens that cover the trees and huge granite boulders scattered on the forest floor. The wood is

Dance Shoot with @kirstiedancer

A few weeks ago I did a shoot with @kirstiedancer. This was my first serious attempt at dance photography so was not only a new photographic genre for me but also my first time working with Kirstie as well as my first serious shoot with the Fujifim X-T3. What could possibly

Two Exhibitions, Two Very Different Photographers: Don McCullin and Martin Parr

2019 is turning out to be quite a year for photography here in the UK. The Photography Show at the National Exhibition Centre in March had some great talks from the likes of Martin Parr, Pete Souza, Lindsay Adler and Moose Petersen. We’ve had a Diane Arbus exhibition at the

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

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