The Dark Arts

To find out how to develop film you can spend literally days trawling through Flickr discussion groups, blogs, and websites trying to find a definitive answer.I can save you a bit of time here – there is no definitive answer.

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Leica? No Thanks.

Further to my last post about what equipment I would buy if I had a load of spare cash here is something that I wouldn’t buy. This might prove a bit controversial but I will give my reasons why! See I told you this could be a bit controversial, after all isn’t owning a Leica […]

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Back To Basics

There are lots of good things about digital photography and I certainly wouldn’t be as enthusiastic or competent as I am now if I hadn’t moved from film to digital. The ability to experiment and instantly see the results without having to pay to get film developed is a godsend. However that same ability has […]

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Street Photography Etiquette

Every month or so my friend and I get on a train somewhere with our cameras to hopefully take some interesting shots and have a general chat. The last couple of evenings out though have been dark, cold and miserable which doesn’t make it easy to wander the streets looking for interesting things to take […]

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Microstock Minefield

Earn cash from your photo’s – simply upload your photos to various microstock websites and wait for the money to roll in! Well who wouldn’t be interested in an offer like that? To be fair no microstock sites claim that you can make a load of money quite that easily but it is a lot […]

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Don’t Press That!!!

You never can tell what is going to prove popular on Flickr and what is not going to be a “hit”. Recently I uploaded a picture shown below of my son which I absolutely love. With the expression on his face and with his thumb about to press the big red button I gave the […]

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Lessons Learned

Overall the Christmas Party shoot at the weekend went quite well, I took some good shots, the boss was generally pleased with what I did and the feedback has been positive from everyone who has seen the pics. The boss can’t complain anyway since he wasn’t paying me to do it!   As with most […]

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Christmas Party Shoot

I’ve volunteered to be the “official photographer” at my work’s Christmas party on Saturday. Whether this is a foolish thing to do or not only time will tell! I don’t want to come away with a load of snaps which anyone could have taken, what I would really like is if people at work see […]

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Flickr Explore

As you probably know Flickr is a site for sharing your photos with other people and therefore I think it is fair to say that the reason people put their photos on Flickr is in the hope that other people will appreciate your work. People can’t appreciate your work unless they see it so one […]

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