Posts Tagged camera equipment

The Olivelution – Olly’s Olives

I really love to work with new start up companies.  Full of enthusiasm and drive, Olly’s Olives are a fantastic new company specialising in unpasteurised olive pouches. With a clear brand identity using vibrant contrasting colours, it was an absolute joy working with Olly himself and James from Recommended Design in Norwich.   Go to… Read More

Food Photography – An Introduction

Interested in learning about Food Photography?  Read on for some introductory tips.   Visit any bookshop and head for the cook book section and you’ll be overwhelmed by the array of books filled with delicious recipes accompanied by excellent photography of the dishes. Colourful stacks of vegetables drizzled with rich sauces on a clean white… Read More

Photography editing – How much is OK?

Some say a picture never lies,  yeah right!  There are a lot of lies in photography!   Of course we all know this but it’s not a subject that a lot of people openly talk about, unless it is someone famous on the cover of a magazine.  I’m not saying that there are a whole… Read More

End of an era?

Today it was announced that the Photographic retailer Jessops has gone into administration, the biggest photographic name to struggle since Kodak filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy almost a year ago. In an age where consumer competition is fierce among retailers, it is hardly a surprise that some will fall away from the pack. Jessops, which… Read More

Start shooting RAW part 1.

First, let’s start off with what a RAW image is compared to a JPG image. JPEG Equivalent to a PRINT (from a negative) in the film days.  Immediately suitable for printing, sharing, or posting on the Web.  Higher in contrast.  Sharper.  Compressed.  Smaller file size.  Takes up LESS SPACE on your memory cards as well… Read More

What DSLR should I buy?

I get asked this question at least a few times a week, and typically my answer is always the same: 1) Buy a entry level Canon or Nikon DSLR (body only!!!) 2) Buy a 50mm 1.8 lens 3) Start shooting immediately!   While this post will be outdated in a matter of a few months… Read More