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Cutting room floor

Sunset waves

What’s this all about then? The cutting room floor is a metaphor for the place where unwanted clips, or in this case photographs are discarded, never to be seen again. If they’re lucky they will be assigned a unique identifier and put into an infinite hard disk slumber (or at least until the world is […]

Luminosity masks

Brecon valley

Luminosity masks can be a bit daunting at first, but once you get your head around them they are an excellent way of achieving a few different things in Photoshop. The good news is that there are some excellent tutorials on the web that introduce the concept to you and help get you started. HDR […]

Using Nik Efex to make your shots pop

Autumn leaves New Hampshire

Hey everyone, quick top tip for you all here. As hopefully most of you know, our benevolent overlords Google recently acquired the awesome Nik Photoshop/Lightroom suite of plugins and made them free to all. As some of you may also know, Nik can be a great little shortcut to adding that extra something special to […]

In the Times

Brighton Bandstand - in the Times

So, excited! In a quick update to my recent post on being selected for this years Outdoor Photographer of the Year book I was contacted again by the publishers to let me know that the Times newspaper had picked my little old photo out of the every submission received to feature in the news. Happy […]

Outdoor Photographer of the Year

Brighton Bandstand

So a few months back I was sitting at home, curating my ever growing lightroom catalogue (I’m actually on my fourth catalogue now, I hear they slow down a bit once they get north of 10,000 images) and generally wondering what the point of all the time I was spending taking these photographs was. Yeah, […]

Breaking my duck

No, not an actual duck. Finally, after a year of prepping, reviewing images, adding and culling, swapping themes and general faffing around I have finally gotten this blog launch ready. On the same day the USA inaugurates Donald Trump, on the same day that China ceded Hong Kong to the Britsh in 1841, this blog […]