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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...

As I've said before, I used to work full time as a product photographer, and still life photography has always been something that I've been keen on. My current setup is a camping table in the window of my studio. Don't believe me? I photographed...

What can I say? I'm genuinely blown away by the messages I've had in response to this latest newsletter. You see, I wanted my newsletter to not only be a space where I shared competitions, grants, and other opportunities, but also where I could share...

Self-portraits have become a major part of my photographic practice over the past eighteen months or so. What started as a way to test and develop ideas has become something that stands alone on its own merit. Recently I’ve been inspired by images that I see...

If only a photography business was purely about taking photos. Unfortunately, while that might be the dream for many, it is very rarely the reality. Many photographers find themselves needing to do small design jobs. Business branding, website building, even building packs for advertising and...

It's an age-old question that photographers often ask themselves. Will more photography kit really improve the pictures that I take? It's easy to say a quick yes or no, but in reality, the true answer is far more nuanced. You can take great photographs with the...

Photographing cosplay has become huge over the last few years. Lots of photographers are trying it out and heading along to conventions to meet cosplayers and take pictures. But what about trying it in a more controlled environment? Either your home studio or out and...

Towards the end of last year, I participated in a Facebook thread about competitions. Someone said "wouldn't be it great if there was a newsletter that reminded us what competitions to enter" and I said...

Architecture photography is one of those genres that seems to be often overlooked. But buildings are all around us, and they make a great subject to practice many different kinds of photography. They're useful for far more than just a simple lens test. Architectural photography can...

Every year I try and make some new year's resolutions for photography. At some point in January, I sit down and take stock of what I achieved last year, and where I want to go in the next twelve months. It's a cathartic process, one that...