One of the big questions I get more often than any as a freelance photographer, particularly from the guys, is what gear I use. There are millions of photographic accessories out there to shape and manipulate light but I tend to prefer simple quality over finickiness. When I invest in a new piece of gear […]
I can now offer high-end in-house giclee printing up to A2+ size for my clients, offering beautiful, vibrant images on archival-quality rated to last at least 100 years. What is ‘giclee printing’ and why does it matter? ‘Giclee printing’ is a term invented by American print maker Jack Duganne in the early 1990s to describe […]
Like most blokes I love a bit of a geek-out about ‘gear’ and seeing the latest toys in action. The digital photography era seems to have brought ‘gear’ to the forefront of photographers’ minds like never before. To enjoy some of the latest developments up close I took a trip with another local photographer to […]
What bits of photographic kit do I use above all others? What if I could only have a handful of items? What would I keep? Here’s what I came up with in no particular order. Canon EOS 5D MKII Before obtaining this camera I’d used a Canon EOS 20D and a 30D. They were great […]
With Christmas coming someone asked me which Digital SLR camera they should buy for their other half, who had used a manual SLR back in the day, and was now keen to get into photography once more. I blow hot and cold when it comes to discussing ‘gear’. Yes, I’ll sing the praises of my […]
One thing I love about the YouTube era is getting the kinds of insights into how various photographers work, whether they be amatuers, jobbing pros or the world famous.
It’s strange – the finest electronic engineers Japan has to offer create evermore brilliant hitech wondercameras that would utterly blow the mind of a photographer 50 years ago and we’re still not happy. New features are hyped to heavily that we expect that spending an awful lot of dosh on the greatest camera gear will, […]