Behind the Magic – Editing workflow

By |2018-02-06T22:35:47+00:00February 6th, 2018|Behind The Magic, Equestrian, Other Events, Weddings|

I'm often asked about my workflow for editing a photo shoot so let me take you on a whistlestop tour of what I do from taking the photos to delivering the final images. In general I edit photo shoots in the order they take place. The slight exception is weddings which I dip in and [...]

Behind the Magic – Always be prepared

By |2018-01-16T13:45:03+00:00January 16th, 2018|Behind The Magic, Equestrian, Latest Updates, Other Events, Weddings|

If you were ever a Scout or Girl Guide the phrase 'be prepared' will be well known to you. Preparedness is vital in becoming a successful photographer in so many ways. Prior to the cross country at Badminton I will walk the course at least once in the preceeding days. It allows me to [...]

Behind the magic – 10 tips for taking a Christmas family photo

By |2017-12-22T20:41:41+00:00December 19th, 2017|Behind The Magic, Latest Updates, Other Events|

So it's under a week away, the time when families descend upon each other, often in numbers only seen once a year. It can therefore be a great opportunity to take a group family photo so here are 10 tips to help you take a better photo. Have some fun, try making one person [...]

Behind the Magic – Enhancing an Autumnal image

By |2017-12-22T20:39:43+00:00November 7th, 2017|Behind The Magic, Equestrian, Latest Updates, Other Events, Weddings|

It's Autumn here in England and the oranges are simply divine but sometimes it is worth enhancing the colours to really make an image stand out. BUT and this is a big but, if you are going to do it you need to do it correctly. I have seen an increasing abundance of orange photos [...]

Starry night – late night photography

By |2017-12-22T23:04:43+00:00October 26th, 2014|Other Events|

On Friday night it was a new moon perfect conditions for capturing the stars. I took myself up to a spot as far away from civilisation as I could locally and captured some stunning shots of the milky way. Click each image to see the larger version in all it's glory The Milky Way [...]

Introducing The Next Dr Who in Pictures!

By |2017-12-22T23:07:55+00:00November 11th, 2013|Latest Updates, Other Events|

When tasked with a family photo shoot a member of which is one of the biggest fans of Dr Who around (I consider myself a fan but his level of trivia puts me to utter shame!) there was never any question of doing a special Dr Who themed shoot for him especially when we had [...]

Win a photo shoot

By |2015-11-14T21:56:08+00:00October 12th, 2013|Equestrian, Latest Updates, Other Events, Weddings|

WIN!! I am currently running a competition on Facebook to win a 1 hour photo shoot of you, your horse, your family or whomever you fancy (within reason!). All you have to do to enter is like and share the competition photo (click this link) and like the page. Once the page has reached 1000 [...]

A morning sunrise by iPhone!

By |2017-12-22T23:09:37+00:00October 6th, 2013|Latest Updates, Other Events|

Far too often people talk to me about cameras and how they wish they could take better photos but they cannot afford a good camera. What so many people forget though is it isn't the camera but the hands operating that create the image the camera just helps and sometimes makes life a bit easier! [...]