Tag: photography

June Journal

I haven’t posted a journal entry for a few weeks, so here’s one for June. I’ve edited the shots together as a short movie. Comments and questions welcome.

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My Favourites and How I took Them.

I often get questions about street photography, a lot more than any of my studio work. The main question is, ‘how did you get so close’ or ‘how did you see that composition’. So I thought I’d go through my three favourite images from my portfolio and describe how I

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Sunny Aberdeen

Just a short post this time, I haven’t shot colour for a while now. In my last post I covered a stage of the Tour Series in Aberdeen in colour and enjoyed the change. The weather has been unusually Sunny in Aberdeen recently so I took the opportunity to shoot

Making Photos in Fog

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

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Aberdeen Photography Project

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

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Capturing Unlikely Images.

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

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Editing with Prints.

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.

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