It was bound to happen sooner or later! A new PC video game is in development which simulates the joy of being a landscape and nature photographer. Polish game developer Madentic Games are developing ‘Photography Simulator’, a new Steam title which lets you escape to … read more
YouTube is an amazing resource for photographers wishing to advance their skills or learn new techniques. There are beginner videos explaining the basics of composition, advanced videos helping seasoned pros perfect their editing, and everything in between. I also find vloggers’ videos useful in giving … read more
It is always a joy to see and photograph a blanket of bluebell flowers in ancient woodland. The vivid blue hue of a sea of “Britain’s favourite flower” creates one of nature’s dazzling spectacles. However, photographing bluebells is not always easy: the tend to grow … read more
When I first started taking pictures I had pre-conceived ideas about what a good landscape picture was, and the best way of capturing them. Over time I began to realise that these were actually landscape photography misconceptions, and were either inaccurate or altogether wrong. These … read more
Alsace is a historical area in eastern France, bordering Switzerland and Germany.
The region has alternated between French and German control over the centuries, so a mixture of both cultures is present. The capital of the region is Strasbourg. The area is renown for its wine-growing, castles and medieval villages. Here are a few images I took from this beautiful area.
Earlier this year I visited the Telford Balloon Fiesta 2019. This is the second year the event has run in Telford’s delightful town park. The weekend event takes place during the summer. Balloons are inflated and, weather permitting, released at sunrise and sunset. The highlight … read more
The British Ironworks Centre is a forge and sculpture park with a large showroom containing located in Oswestry in Shropshire. The centre is famous for its ‘safari park’ of metal sculptures and even features gorilla made entirely of spoons! Other creatures on display include a … read more
A day at the zoo provides many opportunities to practice different types of photography. It can also present different types of challenges. Here’s a few tips to make the most of a day at the zoo or wildlife centre. Check the zoo’s photography policy Most … read more