BLOG: Don’t Forget the clock on your camera!

BLOG: Don't Forget the clock on your camera!

Welcome to British Summer Time!  I am sure that by the time you are reading this you will have remembered to put your clocks forward.  But did you remember to put forward the clock on your camera?  Most photographers, myself included, often forget to do it. Do yourself a favour… … Continue reading

BLOG: Stock Varients – vertical vs horizontal

BLOG: Stock Varients - vertical vs horizontal

Just wanted to write a short post to talk about the importance of creating variants when shooting stock images.  The most obvious example of this is shooting both vertical and horizontal images.  Take the following images of a series of shop to let signs. Both of these images have sold. … Continue reading

SALE 28 Nov 2014: Piazza di Montecitorio, Rome

SALE 28 Nov 2014: Piazza di Montecitorio, Rome

Piazza di Montecitorio, Rome NUMBER OF SALES TO DATE: 3 SOLD VIA: Alamy LICENCE: Rights Managed I am not normally one for getting up early in the morning, however when staying in Rome I did once of twice venture out before breakfast so that I could photograph the squares with … Continue reading

POTD (4 Years Ago Today) : Fri, 25 Mar 2011: Splash

POTD (4 Years Ago Today) : Fri, 25 Mar 2011: Splash

FOUR YEARS AGO TODAY… Making a splash was the theme of the event at the studio this evening. My thanks to Rachael who bravely came to the studio just to have water thrown at her. You can see other images from the event here: http://photos.imb.biz/model/shoot/makeasplash PLEASE NOTE: This is not … Continue reading

BLOG: Photo Lessons Learned

BLOG: Photo Lessons Learned

In a week where I sent out two additional emails to my newsletter subscribers, I wanted to follow up on both of those messages and talk about some lessons learned from both experiences. The first post was about the possibility of photographing the northern lights over the north of England. … Continue reading

[BLOG] How to photograph the eclipse

[BLOG] How to photograph the eclipse

Disclaimers Ok, so let me start with a disclaimer.  If you are going to point a whole load of glass that that is designed to capture as much light at possible directly at the sun – then you must understand there are risks.  Risks to your eye sight if you … Continue reading

BLOG: The Lightroom Show

BLOG: The Lightroom Show

Anyone who has been following me for any length of time will know that I am big fan of Adobe Lightroom.  One of the sites I visit regular for hints and tips on Lightroom is http://www.lightroomkillertips.com.  It is owned and maintained by Scott Kelby of KelbyOne training. I have been … Continue reading

[BLOG] 17 Mar 2015 : How to photograph the Northern Lights – TONIGHT!

[BLOG] 17 Mar 2015 : How to photograph the Northern Lights - TONIGHT!

There are reports that the Northern Lights may be visible in the North of England tonight! (See: http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/northern-lights-could-visible-manchester-8861560) As some of you may know I have just returned from Norway where I have been photographing the Northern Lights.  You can see a few of my images of the northern lights here: http://photos.imb.biz/travel/norway/northern-lights … Continue reading

[Blog] Fri, 6 Mar 2015: Church in the Snow

[Blog] Fri, 6 Mar 2015: Church in the Snow

Church in the Snow Just wanted to share another of my images from the Norwegan city of Alta. This time it is the traditional church building. This image was originally under exposed to preserve the details in the sky. The north of Norway has a fantastic blue light. In Lightroom … Continue reading

BLOG : Cathedral of the Northern Lights

BLOG : Cathedral of the Northern Lights

Cathedral of the Northern Lights The Northern City of Alta is a strange place. The city has grown considerably in recent years and it have a very unusual mix there is evidence of traditional buildings if you keep your eyes open for it, but most of the city centre have … Continue reading