19 Oct 2016

Taking a Test Shot

Taking a Test Shot

A useful camera habit for you today: the test shot. Every time I pick my camera up at the start of a new day, I take a test shot. Here’s one: On its own, a test shot is the absolute minimum of double-checking: you know you’ve got a battery in the camera, and you know […]

27 Sep 2016
31 Dec 2015

Favourite Photo of the Month 2015

Favourite Photo of the Month 2015

My first blog entry since July. I have, truth be told, been a little exhausted recently. Still, some traditions are worth keeping up, so here’s my favourite photo from each month of 2015! Click through to see them on Flickr. January Another Planet Drinks with my friend Paul at Brewdog, by Bristol Bridge. Paul and […]

21 Jul 2015

Japanese Maple Retina iMac Desktop Background

Japanese Maple Retina iMac Desktop Background

Here’s a snap from my back garden; a young Japanese Maple. It’s working well as a backdrop for a 27″ Retina 5K iMac, so I thought I’d share: Full resolution (5120x2880) download.

10 May 2015

First Shots from the Fujifilm X100T

First Shots from the Fujifilm X100T

I love my big DSLR. But the problem is just that — it’s big. With a decent zoom lens, a full-frame Canon DSLR is pretty unwieldy. After umming and ahhing for many months, I finally bought a decent little camera as a daily walk-around. A camera that’s small enough to stick into my rucksack, or even into […]