Blog 013. Stuck at home? One Camera. Ones Lens. One Light.

Blog 013. Stuck at home? One Camera. One Lens. One Light. Stuck at home this morning and wandering around I came across one of my guitars sitting in the corner and realised two things. One it would make a pretty cool picture, and two I never actually took any pictures of my guitars. So let’s take a look at the …

Blog 012. Why you should never deliver RAW images.

Blog 012. Why you should never deliver RAW images I get asked about delivering RAW images from a shoot on a regular basis and from my discussions with clients I feel that there is a huge misunderstanding on what a RAW image is.  In this blog we’ll cover why for the most part you should never deliver RAW images to …

Blog 011. Comparing the Benq PD2700u Monitor to the iMac 5k Retina

Blog 011. Comparing the Benq PD2700 monitor to the iMac 5k Retina A few weeks I put a speculative bid on a 2013 Mac Pro on eBay thinking that I’d probably be outbid. Little did I know that a few hours later I’d find myself making a payment and waiting for it to arrive. I’ve been using my 2014 27 …

Blog 010. Blending Time.

Blog 010. Blending Time. Most pictures are a moment in time, but what do you get if you blend a number of moments in one picture. Let’s take a look at how to blend time with your photos.  To start off, be prepared to sit in one location for a while and take lots of pictures. In this example we’ll …

Blog 009. Fujifilm X100 Series. Change the way you shoot.

Blog 009. Fujifilm X100 Series. Change the way you shoot. It’s not something I can say often about a piece of gear, but the Fujifilm X series cameras have certainly changed the way I shoot. This isn’t a review, but instead a collection of thoughts. This all started with the X100T which I bought sometime in 2015. At the time …

Blog 008. Installing a Samsung Evo 960 NVME drive in your iMac

Blog 008. Installing a Samsung EVO NMVE drive in your iMac. My main computer is a late 2014 27inch 5K iMac. I’ve had this since it was released and despite the temptation I am yet to upgrade as realistically it’s a very capable machine. Even 5 years later there is only a handful of Apple machines that perform faster on …

Blog 007. Nofreno. How to shoot a concert.

Blog 007. Nofreno. How to shot a concert. Last week I was asked by an upcoming band, Nofreno, to cover the release of their new album. Awesome show by the way so be sure to visit them if you are into Greek Rock! (Spotify, Dezeer) Shooting a concert can be particularly challenging, especially in small venues with were the lighting …

Blog 006. Shoot dreamy landscapes on your iPhone!

Blog 006. Shoot dreamy landscapes on your iPhone. Have you ever seen pictures and wondered how to get that dreamy, cloudy looking water flow? This technique known as Long Exposure typically required a tripod and dragging the shutter on your camera for a longer period of time. Depending on the lighting and desired effect this can range from a few …

Blog 005. Tip of the day. Adobe Lightroom.

Blog 005. Tip of the day. Adobe Lightroom Custom Identity Plate Today we have an easy and quick tip for anyone using Adobe Lightroom. You can create your own identity plate and brand your catalog in under a minute. Click on the Lightroom option at the top and then navigate to “Identity Plate Setup…” The following window will popup, click …