Author Archives: John

Pick a Project

One of the traps that I fall into with photography is to wait until I have some grand, artistic idea before I start shooting. And, to be honest, I rarely have the inspiration to create a set of specific images … Continue reading

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Do You Have to Follow the Rules?

In my photography lessons I introduce the ‘rules’ for altering shutter speed, aperture and ISO to achieve an appropriate exposure without blur. But there are times, actually many times if you’re so inclined, when you might want to bend or … Continue reading

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A Windy Beach Walk

I’ve made a resolution. I’m going to take a camera with me wherever I go, not my phone camera but a real one, one with a proper lens. Helen and I drove to Newgale and enjoyed a walk on the … Continue reading

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April

There’s a feeling of positivity in the air. It’s nothing to do with lockdowns, restrictions or anything political … in fact, anything imposed by other people. It’s Spring! The light is changing. The sky feels different. The plants are changing and … Continue reading

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It’s a Struggle

I’ve really struggled with motivation during this third lockdown at the start of 2021. It’s almost as if I’ve become a little agoraphobic: having to push myself to leave the house … even if just for a walk, let alone … Continue reading

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