Most people like to take photographs in nice weather. If you want to make more striking images, adverse weather gives you more opportunities. I like making pictures in the Autumn and Winter when the days are shorter, and the Sun is low. In Scotland the weather changes frequently, photography is
Two years a go I came to the realisation that I couldn’t continue to use large camera equipment a due to chronic illness and arthritis. I needed a small camera for holiday and bought a mirrorless camera to try and improve my street / documentary photography. I had a succession
Capturing street or candid photography requires patience and a lot of practice. To improve your chances always carrying your camera helps. This would be the primary category of Street images that I make. I’d taken a number of photos of people vaping and wanted to capture one that was a
Just a quick post, firstly editing means to sort through your images, not to manipulate a single image endlessly. I’m currently collating the shots for an Aberdeen Project that I’ve been working on for two years. I had been editing the images in Lightroom and kept going round in circles.
To be successful in street photography practice makes perfect and also helps to get over any nerves. To improve your chances of getting a great shot take lots of average / good shots, and be prolific in your output. With digital cameras you can take as many shots as you
First Journal post for April, As always comments and questions welcome.
Having lived in Aberdeen most of my life I keep returning to the excellent beach time and again. The temperature of the North East of Scotland is ever changing and considering our latitude isn’t as bad as it should be. We tend to get a lot of cold, dry, sunny