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It's funny where you get inspiration sometimes. I've been thinking a fair bit over these last few weeks about art created in the face of hardship, or art created about catastrophe. This painting, The Raft of the Medusa stuck in my mind. This piece by...

Each Polaroid close-up filter punches well above its weight in terms of the creativity and utility that they add to my photography go-bag. They are a mainstay of my photography kit. They live in my camera kit ready to help me shoot creatively when I'm...

Yes, I know. I'm shamelessly borrowing the title of the book I wrote about a few days ago. But I wanted to talk a bit more about art photography and why it doesn't have to subscribe to ideals of technical precision. There is, of course, a...

Yesterday I wrote about how to get started with fine art photography. I thought I'd continue that theme today with a couple of my favourite books for beginner fine art photographers. Why It Does Not Have To Be In Focus: Modern Photography Explained This book is a...

I've always thought that Wordpress websites were the best way to get your photography portfolio online without relying on other peoples services. Wordpress is a free download, and you can purchase your own domain and hosting. Just like a mailing list, it's one of the...

Fine art photography always seems to be a somewhat mythical beast. Many photographers want to shoot fine art, some photographers label their work fine art, and others thing that the whole "fine art thing" is a load of rubbish. The whole thing often seems confusing...

Hey friends! Some good news during an otherwise dreary time. As well as the sun shining in my back garden this morning, Bluprint has also made all of their classes available for free! Yup, for the next two weeks their online classes will be completely...