- 01.03.2019

42 of the Best Photography Competitions List

From renowned brands such as CEWE Photo Awards, to niche contents based purely on innovativeness and creative flair, photography competitions mean big...

  • - 05.02.2019

    Bowens Update

    Further to my previous rant about Bowens I have just been (reliably) informed that those nice people at Wex Photographic have relaunched the Bowen's brand – and released the XMT500 flash head...

  • - 29.01.2019

    Fare Dodger

    I had to travel into London today – West Byfleet to Waterloo, Bakerloo line to Embankment and then District & Circle to Victoria. I duly purchased my ticket but when I got to Waterloo the...

  • - 07.01.2019

    Cotient 2018 Award Winners

    I am delighted to be able to announce the Cotient World Photographic Awards Winners for 2018: The Fourth place award of £250 has been won by Hazel Langridge for her stunning 'We...

  • - 12.12.2018

    Sh*tty Texting!

    I use texting a lot. An awful lot. It's quicker than calling, you can fit responses in around shoots/meetings and you can reply almost immediately most of the time. Unfortunately the amount I use...

  • - 07.12.2018

    Bowens and Godox

    I have been a user of Bowen's flash lighting since as far back as I remember – and I really liked them.  They were cost-effective, robust, colour-true and powerful – and I have, over those years,...

  • - 23.11.2018

    iPhone XR Review

    I just took delivery of the new iPhone XR and I am very, very impressed! I've upgraded from an iPhone 6 Plus, so have missed out on the 7, 8 and X mainly because of being tied into a 2 year...

  • - 14.11.2018

    RAW Furore

    One rule I always stick to unless shooting on my phone is to only shoot in RAW and never, ever, ever shoot in JPEG. As you are no doubt aware, JPEG is a 'lossy format’ – a compression...

  • - 01.10.2018

    Jump Around!

    When people know you are photographer, they often thrust various quality camera’s and phones in your direction in the hope that you will be able to produce a stunning work of art from the scene...

  • - 01.10.2018

    Moving Focus

    I think the phenomenal ability of software to un-choke blacks, add back in ‘invisible’ detail to whites, change shapes, alter colours, add effects and sharpen is to blame for the popularity of...