Category Archives: Blog

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Pantanal 2018

I have just posted advance information for the 2017 Pantanal Photo Tour. The Pantanal, a UNESCO World Heritage site is one of my favourite places in the world for wildlife and nature photography. It is […]

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Ashgabat 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

I returned a couple of weeks ago from the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan where I worked as Photo Manager for the Equestrian Events and as part of the Official […]

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Nature Conservancy Top 100

The 2017 Nature Conservancy Council photography competition attracted over 33,000 entries from 141 countries. I am honoured to announce that my entry below has been awarded a place in the top 100 entries to go […]

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Lady in red

Several people have asked how I produced the ‘Lady in Red’ photos recently posted to my Instagram account. Here are the steps I use in Photoshop. Choose a photo that will convert well to black and […]

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Shoot your dog

Yep – many is the time I have uttered the phrase “I’m gonna shoot that Bl#*!%%& dog”, especially on returning to the kitchen to find that once again my darling little Springer Spaniel had managed to […]

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Image stabilization or fast shutter speed?

Recently while covering the World Junior Taekwondo Championships I was approached by someone asking what my ‘camera settings’ were. I quickly rattled off what I was using “1/1250sec, f2.8. at 4000ISO set manually”. The gentleman […]

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Great sports photographs

As the 2016 Olympics in Rio draws to a close I have been following with great interest images made by my colleagues- Facebook, Instagram, web sites and the press are full of great shots. This is […]

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Attila the ‘Hum’ – how to photograph hummingbirds

Since being back in British Columbia we have had our hummingbird feeders out and have seen more of these mini wonders than in any previous year. We have been filling the feeders every day and if […]

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Pinterest and stolen images

Every now and again I do a quick Google Images search to see which of my images are being used in various media around the world. It gives me a really good idea of  what […]

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Baseball – a story

Many years ago, long before we ever came to live in North America, my wife Jean and I were sitting in a restaurant in Houston Texas having a meal while en-route to cover another major […]

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The Nikon 1V3

Throughout the PanAm Games I had, as my constant companion, a Nikon 1 V3 mirrorless camera along with a 10-30mm lens and FT1 lens adaptor, courtesy of Nikon Canada. This camera boasts an 18megapixel 1″-type sensor with […]

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Time to re-activate

Ok, I know, this blog has been pretty stagnant over the past 12 months. A little thing called the PanAm Games and my role in making it the best PanAm’s for photographers kind of got […]

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