Studio Blog

Secret Spain – Costa De La Luz and Punta Umbria

Early May saw us making a visit to a lesser known Spanish “Costa” situated between the Portuguese border and Gibraltar. We stayed in a local hotel close to the fishing community of Punta Umbria  in the province of Huelva, part of the Spanish  autonomous community...

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No, it’s not the Caribbean!

Forget all your foreign trips to far flung places for some photo opportunities this is Seilebost to be precise Isle of Harris. The simplicity of life on Outer Hebrides (OutNa h-Eileanan Siar in Gaelic) is very refreshing the air is as pure as the spread of light off...

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Macro Workshop at the Studio

Elaine and I welcomed Liz to Saham Studio for a 1-2-1 Macro session where she worked through a number of exercises and set ups as she honed her skills at taking macro photographs. As well asworking with natural light she also made use of reflectors and camera...

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A Visit to Northumberland

I have just returned from a four day visit to the dramatic Northumberland coast staying in a really comfortable cottage within striking distance of Bamburgh Castle. During my stay I visited a variety of locations where photographic opportunities were plentiful in...

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Time Collider

Time Collider

Elaine and I were really pleased to welcome a newly formed Prog Rock group to the studio recently for a photo shoot. We had an immense amount of fun with the guys who took the session in their stride which resulted in a series of shots capturing their personalities...

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A Time Capsule

A Time Capsule

Located in the Fens I recently had an opportunity to visit a derelict house that has just been purchased with a view to being renovated for resale on the open market.  The property was built in the late 18th century and at one time formed part of farm buildings quite...

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“Photograph Like A Thief”

“Photograph Like A Thief”

I am really fired up photographically speaking by a book I recently purchased entitled "Photograph Like a Thief" by Glyn Dewis and published by Rocky Nook.  Glyn puts forward the notion that if you want to develop your own personal photography style then look to the...

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Art Influencing Photography

Elaine and I once again visited to the Wayland and District Photographic Club meeting at the Wells Cole, Community Centre, Saham Toney here in Norfolk and gave a presentation to members where we discussed how Art influences Photography.   This was very much a personal...

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A Great Night’s Training

Saham Studio gave a big welcome last night to a really enthusiastic photographer who was keen to learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop CC. Throughout the four hour one to one training session we explored the power of Layers, Adjustment Layers, Masks and Layer Blending...

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