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Episode #221: OWPG AGM Isle Of Wight Weekend
[ 0 ] October 10, 2016

Episode #221: OWPG AGM Isle Of Wight Weekend

This week: I’m looking back at this year’s Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild AGM weekend. Just as with last year’s event in Northumberland, this gathering offered a perfect opportunity to catch up with colleagues, try new outdoors activities and discuss thoughts and ideas centred around what we do. All in all, a very inspiring, productive time […]

Photo Vests - Which Is The Best Design For You?
[ 0 ] December 9, 2015

Photo Vests – Which Is The Best Design For You?

Photo vests have long been the kit-carrying choice of sports, event and press photographers alike. With multiple pockets and plenty of scope for personalisation, their appeal is clear to see. Pick the right one and it can be a comfortable, practical alternative to lugging around a camera bag. As many of you know, I’ve used […]

How to Take Creative Pictures in Poor Weather
[ 0 ] December 4, 2015

How to Take Creative Pictures in Poor Weather

It’s cold, dark and wet. No good for photography, right? Wrong! Just because the weather doesn’t appear to be in your favour, that’s no reason to give up on your plans for a day of outdoors photography. Sometimes, you just need to think laterally and be prepared to put in a bit of effort. Ok, […]

How To Photograph Your Winter Adventures
[ 0 ] November 27, 2015

How To Photograph Your Winter Adventures

Ah, winter! It’s one of my favourite times of the year – one where fortune favours the brave and the photographic opportunities are there for the picking, for those willing to make the effort. As I write this, I’m in the process of planning various photo shoots, wild camping trips (yes, camping in winter!) and […]

Episode #185 - OWPG AGM Kielder Weekend
[ 0 ] October 3, 2015

Episode #185 – OWPG AGM Kielder Weekend

This week: I’m looking back at this year’s Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild AGM weekend. The OWPG AGM weekend at Keilder in Northumberland proved to be very productive. A lot of ideas were shared and in this week’s show, I’m filling you in on a few of the details. Some quick links to things mentioned in […]

Tungsten, Halogen & Fluorescent Vs. LED Lighting
[ 0 ] September 4, 2015

Tungsten, Halogen & Fluorescent Vs. LED Lighting

Following yesterday’s update, the second of my freshly-written lighting-related guides has now gone live over on the Wex Blog. Here’s a brief overview of what I talk about this time around: Aside from manipulating the existing light in a scene with a selection of reflectors, diffusers and other devices, there will come a time when […]

Best Lighting Kit For Close-up Photographs
[ 0 ] September 3, 2015

Best Lighting Kit For Close-up Photographs

The topic of how to light a photograph is vast and there are many techniques that can be employed. As you might expect, the market is flooded with many tools for the job – from reflectors to flashguns and LED panels to light tents. How we go about creating the look we want is always going to boil down […]

Goodwood FOS For TEN / Mustang Monthly
[ 2 ] August 11, 2015

Goodwood FOS For TEN / Mustang Monthly

A quick update today… One of the great pleasures I get from my work is seeing how my features and photographs look when they are finally published and put to good use. This past week has seen me tie up a few loose ends from this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. I’ve also just seen that the […]

Buyers Guide - Compact Cameras (Point-and-Shoot)
[ 0 ] June 15, 2015

Buyers Guide – Compact Cameras (Point-and-Shoot)

This is the second of my latest Buyers Guides to land on the Wex Blog in recent weeks. If you didn’t see the first – a guide to navigating the Compact System Camera (CSC) market – you can find it here. I’ve always been a fan of carrying a camera at all times, because you […]

Buyers Guide - Compact System Cameras
[ 0 ] June 1, 2015

Buyers Guide – Compact System Cameras

My latest offering over on the Wex Blog is now live. This time around, I’m giving you a guide to choosing between some of the many compact system cameras (CSCs) currently available on the market. The past few years have seen a rapid increase in the quantity of CSCs out there and picking the right model for […]

Episode #170 - Goodwood Revival For Airstream Life
[ 0 ] March 16, 2015

Episode #170 – Goodwood Revival For Airstream Life

This week: I’m taking you all the way back to last September for an update of a magazine feature I put together at the Goodwood Revival. The feature in question was an idea I pitched to Airstream Life magazine – and American publication – in the weeks leading up to the event. Now that I’ve received […]

Episode #168 - Introducing Q&A 500
[ 1 ] March 2, 2015

Episode #168 – Introducing Q&A 500

This week: I’m telling you about a new series launching on the website this month. If you’ve got a burning question, something you’ve always wanted to ask me about photography, the outdoors, running a business, kit, technique, etc… Just ask! Q&A 500 is simple… Send me your question and I will feature it in a short […]