Seven great reasons to photograph local!

One of the great things about photography is you can do it anywhere, including in your home. The basic elements that make for a good photograph aren’t going to change either. As the author of the book “simple scene, sensational shot” I wrote at length of the reasons to photograph local! Here you’re going to…

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Four great reasons to photograph with multiple crystal balls

As a creative photographer you’ll always be looking for new ways to experiment. The addition of a crystal ball to your repertoire will certainly have given you lots of fresh perspectives and new ways to photograph a scene. Those who have G.A.S. (Gear Acquisition Syndrome) will be pleased to know there is yet more gear…

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Top portrait photography of 2017

This is the last of the top 10’s from last year, and for 2018 I shall endeavor to make this post more relevant by posting them more around the turn of the year. The last set of ten that I’ll share are portrait taken from the various countries I visited during 2017. The set is…

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Five photo fixers who can elevate your photography

As with everything in life you’re always looking for that extra few percent that will elevate your work. One way you can make these marginal gains in photography is by working with photo fixers. Who are photo fixers, they’re people who enable you to access location to take photos you’d otherwise be unable to take.…

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Top ten light painting photos of 2017.

Weaving the magic wand of light is always a lot of fun in photography, everyone enjoys a good light painting. In this post you’ll see a selection of the best 10 light painting photos I took during 2017. The photos were all taken using a pixelstick, a great tool for making these kind of photos,…

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How to scout locations for lensball photography.

One of the great challenges of photography is location scouting. This is true of all forms of photography, but it’s particular true of crystal ball photography. The two defining features of lensball photography really limit the number of places that work well. These features are the fish-eye like effect in the ball, and the inversion…

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Top ten crystal ball photos of 2017

Happy new year to you all, I hope 2018 will bring you much happiness. In today’s post you’ll see a selection of crystal ball posts from 2017, a look back on the past that can inform your future. Who say’s crystal balls can’t be used to tell the future! There were many opportunities to travel…

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Important photos of 2016

It’s that time of year again, and with the year coming to an end I thought I’d share my most important photos of 2016. I’m really looking at the photos that have influenced the direction of my own photography, but also have had an impact on others. It’s been a great year with possibly light…

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Lighting up Georgetown with creative light painting.

Last year I was lucky enough to live in a diverse, artistic, and eclectic hub within SE Asia. I’m of course talking about Georgetown, a place where I met many great people. Towards the end of my stay there I became more and more active with light painting, something I intend to explore more in…

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How to get more creative? Do a potluck photography party!

It’s great to bounce idea’s off other people, and so when an opportunity to do a photo-shoot presented itself I invited a couple of my friends along. Everyone brought something to the party, a kind of potluck party for photographers. Well not quite luck if I’m honest, we planned what everyone would bring. The photographers…

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