A minutes is a long time in photography

August 13, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
During the summer months I try and take advantage of the long evenings and the north westerly position of the setting sun by getting up to the Norfolk coast as often as possible. Despite the increase in tourists at this time of year the north Norfolk coastline is so spacious that it's still remarkably peaceful on many of the beaches and salt marshe...
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Nisi filter review: part 2 - The proof of the pudding

July 29, 2015  •  4 Comments
Having looked at the Nisi filter holder in the first part of the review it was time to get out with the camera and see how the filters performed in use. I should start by mentioning that I'm not really a pixel peeping type of photographer so if you're looking for a scientific test you're in the wrong place. What I am interested in is whether these...
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Nisi filter review: part 1 - The ingredients

July 22, 2015  •  6 Comments
As a landscape photographer one of the most important things in my camera bag is my filter system. I've used Lee filters for several years during which time they've seen a lot of action and apart from the occasional mis-hap (a glass filter dropped onto rocks is never going to end well) they haven't missed a beat. So it might come as a surprise that...
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Spring-ing into action

June 02, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
Bluebells in Blickling Great Woods, Norfolk Regular readers of my irregular blog may remember me talking last November about a commission of autumnal images that I had just completed for the National Trust here in the east of England. Fast forward to today and there's no prizes for guessing what this post is about. The brief this time was to capt...
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Tutorial: Using neutral density graduated filters

May 17, 2015  •  1 Comment
I was asked recently to do a short talk at Felixstowe Photographic Society on why, when and how to use filters. I use filters all the time so with plenty of images to illustrate the difference they make it was just a matter of choosing the best ones right? Not quite. Although I have plenty of finished images using filters I don't have any images sh...
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