Tag: steve gosling

Why Hire a Portrait Photographer?

In this age of camera phones, Instagram, selfies and cheap, high quality DSLRs and mirrorless cameras surely anyone can be a portrait photographer so why would someone actually pay good money to hire a photographer to take their picture? Here are some reasons based on my own experiences of both

5 Things I Learned About Photography in 2014

Despite not getting enough time to spend on photography in 2014 I did get some images I am pleased with and learned some new stuff as well. Here are five things that come to mind as being most significant and which I am finding to be most helpful with my

Olympus Venice Workshop Part III: A Few Classic Shots

My third and final post from the Olympus Venice workshop I attended at the beginning of June run by Olympus ambassadors Steve Gosling and Neil Buchan-Grant. The first post, The People of Venice is here and the second Patterns and Reflections here. None of the images in this last post

Olympus Venice Workshop Part II: Patterns and Reflections

This is the second of my posts from the Olympus Venice workshop I attended at the beginning of June run by Olympus ambassadors Steve Gosling and Neil Buchan-Grant. The first post, The People of Venice is here. One of the challenges of photographing a city like Venice is to capture

Olympus Venice Workshop Part I: People of Venice

Earlier this month I spent three days in Venice at an Olympus workshop run by Steve Gosling and Neil Buchan-Grant. The complementary skills of Steve, being mainly a landscape photographer, and Neil, being mainly a portrait and travel photographer, meant it was an ideal opportunity to learn three of my

My Year with the Olympus OM-D E-M5

I can’t believe that a whole 12 months has passed since last years Focus on Imaging (the last one as it turned out) when I made (for me) the momentous decision to fully switch to the Olympus micro four thirds system based around its (then) flagship mirrorless camera the OM-D

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