Ideas are the fuel of creativity. This is the conclusion I’ve come to after years of hearing my students who have hit a wall and feel that it is insurmountable and who say to me, “I go out to take photos because it is what I really, really love to […]
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I hope you are all well. I wanted to give you some insight into a project I have been working on the past few weeks. You probably don’t know this about me but one of my hobbies is creating giant bubbles. I am known in town as Tony the Bubblero! […]
Hello friends I hope you are all good today and finding your life in a content place. This Friday is another full moon and I am preparing to do another shoot up in the mountains here in Spain. As you may already know I love to shoot in the moonlight. […]
“Walking brings me back to myself.” Laurette Mortimer Hello friends, How are you today? I hope this is finding you and yours safe and well. You know what – I hate walking. I admit it! I am not someone who will ever say, hey let’s go for a walk! Unlike my […]
Hey friends, How are you? I hope life is good. Today I have some awesome ideas for you. What I love about photography is that anything, and I mean anything, can be your subject. In photography, we are limited only by our abilities to see interesting things in the world […]
It might sound strange to suggest that painters can teach us anything about photography. I believe, though, that any creative pursuit springs from the same space within us – whether it’s photography, writing, painting or even making exquisitely beautiful cakes. Creativity comes from a desire to express ourselves, to verbalize […]
“London goes beyond any boundary or convention. It contains every wish or word ever spoken, every action or gesture ever made, every harsh or noble statement ever expressed. It is illimitable. It is Infinite London.” Peter Ackroyd, London I spent almost twenty years shooting London, in particular at the dawn […]
Hello everyone, Today I’m sharing some interesting ideas that I think will help you leap into a good photo practice if you are stuck in a rut or struggling to get inspired. 1. Photography should always bring you joy A few days ago, we were having lunch with some friends […]
One thing I haven’t written about before is abstract photography. And you may have seen it is a genre of photography I really enjoy – but it isn’t something I think about as separate from my other images. In fact I don’t consider myself a genre-specific photographer. For me, sticking […]
Hey folks, How are you today? I hope things are good and you are doing some interesting things with your photography at the moment. As usual I am always thinking of ways to teach and inspire you, and I am really excited about today’s article because it is jam-packed with […]
I recently created a membership site for people who want to learn my artist-led approach to photography. It’s been a freakin awesome experience! We have so much fun learning together, sharing photos, giving and getting feedback, doing live classes – all backed up with my library of recorded courses and […]
My new free Photo Facebook group: The Art of the Image Monthly Class + Challenge + Critiquing Our new Facebook group will be focused around three things: MONTHLY CLASS A deep, deep dive into one photo subject that I am really passionate about and want to share. MONTHLY PHOTO CHALLENGE […]
Hey folks, How are you? I hope life is good, and you and yours are safe and well. Last week I had the pleasure of doing a live critique of the submissions from our latest photo challenge. We themed the challenge around my Masterclass on How to Tell Stories with your […]
Hey friends, How are you? Have you photographed an awesome subject – then felt disappointed that your images don’t capture the brilliance of what you saw? Your subject gets lost in the background, the subject doesn’t pop, the image falls flat in someway. Frustrating right?! Well you might be getting […]
I wanted to share some of the best articles we have written over the years that we have been told have created the biggest impact on people’s photography. These are articles that will help you expand your perception of photography, help you awaken your inner artist and give you techniques […]
I look at many people’s photographs and I’ve noticed that how people take photos is in direct correlation to how they live their day to day lives. This may not sound like a startlingly profound fact but, put simply: your personality can create the biggest barrier to achieving interesting and […]
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I approach processing how I compose an image – with the spirit and soul of an ARTIST.
Every image is unique. I work on bringing out the inherent qualities of each of my photos, playing with the image and experimenting with different approaches.
I love processing – it is such an exciting part of bringing images to life.
I want to help you not just learn new skills and techniques for processing – but the confidence to explore, experiment and PLAY!
This is an unprecedented time in our history. The COVID-19 pandemic is having an massive impact on our health and wellbeing, the essential services that we rely on, the global economy and on small businesses that we use. We want you to know that we will continue to work during this […]
Close-Focus photo challenge:
Since we’re all focusing on a bit of distancing in our lives right now, I thought I would propose a challenge that reflects this change in our lives.
But unlike social distancing, this is going to be close-focus distancing.
I’ve taught this technique many times in my workshops for those people who have wanted to do a macro image.
Hey folks, I hope you are all doing well! Last night I did a very cool video live on Facebook about How to Print from Lightroom, you can now see if on my Youtube channel. Even if you don’t use Lightroom it’s still super worth watching. I give you bundles […]