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Dunorlan Trees

Every week, my wife and son go for a run which I avoid for reasons of inertia which I pass off Basil Fawlty-style as a dodgy knee- I photograph instead. 192 more words

Creating a Tilt-shift Look

My intention this morning was to get a lot of work done. Instead, I sat down at the computer and played with Photoshop. I long have wanted to learn how to create the tilt-shift look in Photoshop. 341 more words


Texturing the Tiles

I’ve been wanting to do a post about the Pantiles since I started doing this blog, but until recently I could never get my pictures of the place right. 150 more words

Entering the Dark Side

Next in the Table-top course, working with darkfield lighting. Not just a black background, this technique is also favored by microscopists to reveal detail in translucent subjects. 8 more words


"You must have a really good camera!"

Every now and then, when someone has been nice about one of my pictures, they follow straight on with the phrase at the top. I don’t get too irritated by this, but I do occasionally remember the comment I saw from another photographer that this was a bit like following a really delicious meal at a dinner party by saying “You must have a really nice oven.” 427 more words

Back to the Common

Since I started this blog, I’ve been trying to challenge myself to visit the same spots repeatedly and see them in new ways each time. 46 more words