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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,...

It doesn't seem possible that we're eight weeks into 2019 already, but here we are almost at the end of February! This week I had the pleasure of heading along to lend a pair of hands on a workshop my friend Neil was running in...

I was always both enchanted by and in awe of flower photography, but whenever I tried it myself the results were always extremely lacklustre. More recently I've started including flowers in my still life images and it seems that gradually they worked their way centre...

Photography isn't the easiest skill to learn, and product photography is considered a particularly difficult kind of image making. Even seasoned professional photographers in other fields get pretty stumped when it comes to shooting product images because it can be a highly technical genre. Ideally...

Motorsports photography was really one of the first kinds of imagemaking that I found myself enjoying. I started going to Silverstone in my early twenties and have been watching sports car racing and F1 ever since. I don't know much about cars, but I know what...

I want you to look real close at that image. Can you see the sparks? They weren't edited in after I'd taken the photo, they were actually there. This picture was shot at a small Wild West LARP and it is just about my favourite roleplaying...

It's made me happy over the last few years that small business owners have moved towards a more natural product photography style that doesn't require the technical know-how of a perfect white background shot. That's not to say that natural product photography doesn't require any photography...

Bathrooms often have the most wonderful light when it comes to photography. All those white tiles really bounce the light around and make for a wonderful bright and airy feel to images. In the photos is Chad. He's been living with me for a few years...

This might seem like a strange one to talk about - especially for number two on the list (not that the order of the post indicates any particular ranking, mind you). But product photography was my bread and butter for a good chunk of my...