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It's coming up to Christmas now so I've got no doubt that many of you will start to think about either buying gifts for the photographers in your life, or making wishlists for other people to buy you things!Now, I'll let you into a little...

After a few people requested it, I'm opening up a mailing list to keep photographers in the loop when it comes to photography competitions and prizes.There are loads of opportunities out there for photographers, you just need to know about them in order to take...

Cars have always been one of my favourite things to photograph. I don't really know where my love for cars came from. I guess probably from the fact I used to watch the F1 with my Dad as a child. We also had a friend...

I needed to shoot a header image for an upcoming article that I've written for Digital Photography School. It's an article about gear - which is unusual for me - but don't judge by a book by its cover because I promise it's not a...

This year I've been dedicating more time to exploring the Cotswolds. I don't really know why it took me so long to do this considering I have been living in Banbury for five years now, but anyway I'm having a great time getting out and...

I often hear it said (mostly in photography forums, but occasionally to my face) that photography degrees are not worth the money and you would be better to either just buy some gear and practice, or do a business degree. Now I'll confess up front that...

I don't often shoot black and white images, but I've been more interested in them recently. I tend to go through phases with the way I post-process photographs and at the moment I think I'm chasing a "fine art" aesthetic inspired by the still life...

I always wish I had more time to do the things I love, and I'm sure that I'm not alone. It can be easy as a hobbyist to suddenly realise that you've not picked up your camera for a few weeks, let alone shot anything...

This image is a little different to most of the other LARP images I've shot over the years - let me tell you why. I edited it in Photoshop. Normally I don't edit my LARP images in Photoshop. My entire workflow happens in Adobe Lightroom; a specialist...

I remember the first time I photographed with intent. I had a Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles camera that printed Michelangelo in the corner of every frame. Apparently they came out in 1990, so I would have been about five or six years old.For some reason,...