Category Archives: Blog


Photoshop to become subscription only

Adobe has announced that future upgrades to most of it’s popular programs including Adobe Photoshop will, from June, require a monthly subscription. Current standalone versions will still be available for the time being but these […]

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NIK Software – latest information

Many photographers, myself included, have included various aspects of the Nik software suite of tools in their regular workflow. I have regularly used Viveza, and Sharpener Pro. I have never bothered with other parts of […]

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Remote and robotic cameras at the Olympics

Remote and robotic cameras are becoming an increasingly important tool in the arsenal of equipment used by sports photographers in their search for ever more unique images. First, just to explain the difference – a […]

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Veolia Wildlife Photographer of the Year

The Veolia Wildlife Photographer of the Year, run through the auspices of the Natural History Museum in London, is probably the most prestigious competition in the field of wildlife and nature, attracting in excess of […]

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Photo Mechanic 5

Now I am getting back into ‘photo mode’ from ‘management mode’ I am looking at the various software upgrades that have happened along the way. Anyone who has been on one of my workshops or […]

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It’s all over

For those of you who visit my web site with any degree of regularity will see, this is the first blog posting for a very long time. It was just impossible to try and keep […]

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Polo without a horse

As many of you will know for many years I specalised to a certain extent in equestrian photography, and covered both sport and general equestrian subjects in conjunction with my wife Jean, a well known […]

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Fierce looks and makeup

  Many regard synchronised swimming as more of an entertainment than a sport, and to be fair that’s hard to argue with, although it might surprise some to find out that this has been an […]

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Shooting shooters – the Olympic Shooting Events

The third and final cluster of Olympic test events is now well under way with the shooting events currently under way and the synchronised swimming over the weekend. Shooting is not the easiest sport to […]

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Back to the birds

This week I am going to return temporarily to a bit of wildlife photography with a visit to The Isle of Sheppey  RSPB reserve at Elmley Marshes, with my friend David. There is a 2 […]

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Hard water!

You might be thrown by the title of this weeks blog. That is until you imagine being a diver coming down from 10metres up and getting it all wrong. Suddenly that nice soft landing into […]

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World Cup at the Velodrome

This weekend was the UCI World Cup Track Cycling at the Olympic Velodrome, the latest in the series of test events. Now I like to ride my bike – a road bike to be sure. […]

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