Category Archives: Macro

It’s all show: Artweeks 2015!

It’s May (nearly), and that means it’s nearly Oxfordshire Artweeks again.  Artweeks is one of the premier regional art festivals, and takes place all over Oxfordshire in 3 stages: North Oxfordshire, Oxford City, and South Oxfordshire.  There is every type of art on show and it’s all free to attend. I’m exhibiting my Fine Art […]

Read more »

Travel by tube…

Many photographers are interested in macro photography, but are put off by the cost of macro lenses.  For example, the Panasonic Leica macro lens for my micro 4/3rds camera costs well over £500.  Getting really close to your subject opens up a whole new world of image possibilities, so how can you do it without […]

Read more »

Just a drop please…

At a recent keynote presentation I gave on creative photography, one aspect that I touched on was the use of distorting objects, or materials, in front of the lens.  This blog is about that, in a way… These images were all taken with a mobile phone camera.  I put a tiny water droplet on the lens […]

Read more »

It’s all about the angle

I may have mentioned it before, but the angle of the light on your subject can make a massive difference to your images.  With natural light you are more limited than with artificial light, but it’s always worth looking closely at your subject and working out where the light should come from to give the […]

Read more »