Yearly Archives: 2011

Calling all Trekkies; Buscot impresses again!

Last Saturday I tutored another Photo Trek at Buscot Park near Faringdon.  Once again Buscot impressed with its mixture of open parkland and more formal gardens, giving a superb variety of locations for photography and, of course, photography training. Thank you to Lord Faringdon for allowing us to run Photo Treks there. The Trek delegates […]

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The Red Arrows – almost live…

My photography studio is near the Defence Academy, and every year at their graduation ceremony they have a big display by the RAF’s famous formation aerobatics team “The Red Arrows”.  This year’s display was today so I thought I would try and blog it “almost live”. First thing to do was to get my equipment […]

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Testing a new Travel Zoom camera; by travelling!

After several years of using Panasonic’s Lumix range of compact digital cameras, I’ve bought myself another brand (shock!).  I have kept true to one of my principles, taken advantage of the very short production cycles that cameras have these days, and bought a model that’s been replaced by a “better” one.  The new camera is […]

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Focus on the difference.

The point of focus in your images is very important, and it’s amazing how much an image alters when you change it.   Here are the results of an exercise where I’ve set up the camera on a tripod and taken a series of three images.  The only thing that has changed in these images is […]

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