“You’re Not F**king Shy John!” Today Rhod Gilbert was on the radio talking about how, as a comedian and TV presenter, he is painfully shy. Ironically I texted the Radio Show and they called back asking me to go on Read More
I am running another beginners photography course in Wick on 11th February. It will be at Mackays Hotel from 10am-4pm Booking via Paypal button below £75 if booked by 4th February. Learn how to use your camera and start taking Read More
Okay guys, I had a lot of interest in running some courses again, so here we have the first one, a beginners workshop at Tulloch Castle, Dingwall, on Sunday February 4th. I will be teaching the basics and getting everyone Read More
So I thought I would take advantage of the lovely winter weather we have had – no, I mean it, I love the snow. I never seem to have found much time in recent years too get out and shoot Read More
My life has changed significantly. Well, not that much has really changed per se, but my outlook is much more positive, and I am happier within myself. I had a horrible 2017.
I’ll go into reflectors more later, but just a really quick example of how much difference the simple collapsible reflector can make to an image. See how the sculpture suddenly becomes more three dimensional and less flat in the image on the right, just by moving the reflector a small amount. The face comes to life and the piece of art suddenly looks different.
A question I get asked a lot in the photography world, and by people I meet, is “who are your favourite photographers?” or “who are your inspirations?”.
This week I was at a loose end due to not being able to get out on my bike, due to leaving all my gear in Caithness (New Year Whisky to blame), so decided to take a trek up to Fyrish again.
One thing that keeps coming up in conversation with people wanting to start photography, is what camera to buy. People are overwhelmed with choices these days, and even as a professional of twenty years, I find it hard to keep up with technology developments.
A year of highs and lows, more lows than highs, but on a photography level there were some pretty awesome moments.