What’s Your Back-Up Strategy?

In my last blog I talked briefly about developing your Digital Workflow and finished it with a mention of backing up your precious files. This time I will urge you to think about how safe your images are, probably stored on a hard drive inside your PC / Mac. These devices can fail mechanically or…

Digital Workflow

Lately a few people have asked about how to do bits of processing or work on digital images and how I save and back-up files. I have also recently noticed people doing things a semi-random manner whereas I, as an ex-engineer with allegedly a touch of OCD, have a fairly rigorous workflow that I adhere…

2017 Favourites

It seems like at this time of year everybody is reviewing the year that was so I thought I’d join in. Below are my six favourite images of 2017, not necessarily the most successful but the ones that I like the most… First up is a simple portrait of Carla Monaco from the last shoot…

Calendars 2018

I’ve just had a selection of images chosen for a couple of 2018 calendars, so if you see the Dugdales or Ragged Victorians calendars you may well come across a few familiar images. The chosen few are shown below…

Blackpool Airshow 2018

August saw the annual air show at Blackpool with the weather much brighter than the last few years. There were most of the usual aircraft on show flying largely between the central and north piers, they did seem to be further off-shore this time though. The shots below were all taken from the central pier…

Making a Print

There is a common belief among photographers that the process isn’t complete until you have made a print, so take the photo, process it then print it! I have over the last year or so pushed myself to learn the printing process and it probably appears as though it should be relatively straight forward¬†task, but…

100,000 Flickr Hits

Today saw a landmark on my Flickr account with the total number of hits reaching the 100,000 mark. Average daily hits now seems to be in the region of 250-350 where just a year ago it was around 20-30 daily. The strange anomaly is that I have not posted anything new to the site for…