Party time and noise

Now is the time for lots of parties, gatherings and gigs – all include photos of people! At this time of year it’s gets dark really early so we don’t have the luxury of much natural light to use for indoor photography. In order to make the best use of natural...

Space – the Final Frontier

When constructing an image in the camera it’s very easy to crowd your viewfinder with lots of confusing elements – leaving the viewer wondering what to look at. They will then get bored and move on and you’ve lost their attention. Keep their attention by...

Avoiding the bullseye shot

It’s very easy to press the camera shutter button once we’re happy that an image is properly focussed and then forget to check whether the composition can be improved. Often this can be simply moving the subject out of the middle (the bullseye shot). The thirds rule...
Folkhouse Groupie

Folkhouse Groupie

Thought I’d do a groupie shot as today was the last day of the 5 week ‘Using Your Digital Camera (Beginners)’ course at the Folkhouse,...
Film Photography

Film Photography

As you can see progress is well under way building the new #film and #photography darkrooms at the @folkhouse #Bristol (where I teach on Thursdays). There was always a room under the courtyard area – this is now being excavated and then tanked ready for the...
Film Photography

Film Photography

As you can see progress is well under way building the new #film and #photography darkrooms at the @folkhouse #Bristol (where I teach on Thursdays). There was always a room under the courtyard area – this is now being excavated and then tanked ready for the...