Studio Blog

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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Another Visit to Brandon Camera Club

Another Visit to Brandon Camera Club

Last Wednesday saw another visit to Brandon Camera Club for a follow on presentation demonstrating "Focus Stacking" in order to increase the depth of field in close up and macro photographs. By using both Photoshop CC and Helicon programmes members were able to see...

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Brandon Camera Club

Rob and I really enjoyed our visit to Brandon Camera Club last night, a very friendly club who meet fortnightly on a Wednesday evening between September to May at the Brandon Baptist Church Rooms in Brandon, Suffolk. http://www.brandoncameraclub.co.uk/ We presented...

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Wayland & District Photographic Club

Elaine and I paid a visit to the Wayland and District Photographic Club meeting at the Wells Cole, Community Centre, Saham Toney here in Norfolk where we lead a members’ workshop focusing on Close Up and Macro Photography. After a short presentation outlining some of...

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