2011 July

CLA Game Fair 2011, Blenheim Palace

This weekend I have been attending the wonderful, but exhausting, CLA Game Fair at Blenheim Palace in Woodstock near Oxford.  As usual at these events I came home battered and barely able to move.  Several days of being constantly on your feet in a rapidly changing mix of humid heat and heavy rains really takes […]

Location Scouting for Waterfalls

I’m always looking for new portrait locations, but now that the British summer appears to be in full swing, with only 3 or 4 rain filled days per week, I’ve begun searching a little further away from home than I normally shoot. Still not that far away, within a 30-40 minute drive, but something a […]

Intervalometer Prototype in Development

One of my passions is timelapse photography.  Even if you’ve never heard of timelapse before, you’ve probably seen the results on various television shows. Timelapse is the process of taking images at a set interval, and then playing them back at a much faster rate in order to speed up events that happen over a […]

Lancaster Photographic Society Flash Portrait Workshop

Last week I had the pleasure of teaching a flash portrait workshop to some of the members of Lancaster Photographic Society. I’ve not done much in the way of teaching in the past, except one-on-one when I’ve had assistants with me on a shoot, never in front of a class of several people simultaneously.  I […]