Tag: x-t3

Billingham Airline Stowaway Camera Bag Review

I am a huge fan of M Billingham & Co camera bags. Billingham is a family business based in the Black Country area of the West Midlands, not far from where I live. I love the fact that a local company makes such great quality products that seem to last

Photoessay: CoronaVirus Diary

The word ‘unprecedented’ is being used a lot at the moment and there is no doubt that we are living not just in unprecedented times but unknown and unpredictable ones as well. Each day brings new warnings such as: “the next two weeks are critical”, “it’s going to get worse before

End of the Affair

I started this blog exactly 7 years ago on this very day with a post called Start of the Affair. In that post I related how I had fallen in love with the, then, revolutionary new micro four-thirds camera from Olympus, the OM-D E-M5. This not only rekindled my interest

In Conversation – Birmingham, March 2020

Just what the title says. Some observational photography of people in conversation, either together or via their phones (or in one case “at” me). All taken in one afternoon whilst walking around Birmingham city centre with Fujifilm X-T3 or X100F cameras.

Recent Portrait Work

It’s been a while since I’ve posted any portrait work so here are some recent images made using a mix of Fujifilm X-T3 and Olympus OM-D E-M1 cameras, in studio and on location.  

Creating a Triptych in Photoshop

Traditionally a triptych was a set of three panels or compartments side by side, bearing pictures or carvings. Nowadays a triptych refers to a set of three images, often related in some way (as in variations on a theme or different views of the same subject). There are numerous ways of creating

Zimbabwe Fashion Showcase 2019 – The Show

This years Zimbabwe Fashion Showcase (ZFS) event took place at Tramp London in September. You can see the shoot I did to create the publicity material here and below are just some of the many images I captured at the show itself. Despite the somewhat difficult shooting conditions (more on

Street Portraits with the Godox V1

The Godox V1 is a new round head flash very similar to (some would say a blatant copy of) the Profoto A1 (but a third of the price). Coupled with a Godox XPro trigger this combination promises to be a great portable flash system for creating location portraits without having

The Knife Angel in Birmingham

Today (Monday 17th June 2019) we wake up to the news that there have been four more stabbings in London and that in Liverpool teenagers as young as 13 are paid money to stab other youths. Meanwhile, as Brexit rumbles on, our Conservative politicians immerse themselves in campaigns, that are

Dance Shoot with @nico.dee.model

This week I had my second dance themed shoot with @nico.dee.model at a new studio in the Jewellery Quarter of Birmingham called The Lampworks, a former factory with a couple of adjoining Victorian houses which is the first phase of what is to hopefully be a new creative hub, focused on filmmaking, photography,

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