Category Archives: Creative Photography

The development of an image

I recently led a photography holiday in Whitby for HF Holidays.  I used various cameras for my demonstrations and tuition, but my first choice whilst out and about was my mobile phone.  The large screen made it easy to show the images, and the phone app’s software does some neat things.  The Leica-branded lenses aren’t […]

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It’s all a bit Gothy in Whitby.

Last week I was up in Derbyshire and Yorkshire doing some research for a couple of photography holidays I am leading for HF Holidays.  One of the places I visited was Whitby and by a happy coincidence the famous Whitby Goth Weekend was happening.  There were lots of people in fabulous outfits and all seemed […]

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Another exercise in Movement

On my “Movement in Photography” workshops, and in my camera club talks, I discuss the use of camera movement and subject movement, but sometimes an image that involves neither cries out to be taken! These are battery-powered LED Xmas lights taken with a wide-aperture lens (f1.4) and defocused to give nice big “bokeh” circles.  There’s […]

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