Aperture science

Authors note: Before going any further, you may like to play this great song whilst reading. We do what we must because we can. I am not responsible for any earworms that may occur.  One of the best books I have bought for understanding some simple things about photography was ‘Read this …

Hashtagapalooza

Last week I introduced a new hashtag, #nofigurefriday, and boy did it seem to go down well! I was happily surprised at how many of you took a chance at ditching the figure and shooting your accessories. We had some absolutely brilliant photos shared with us featuring a range of …

Best laid plans

The tree is up. The gingerbread men have their annual holiday home. The Star Wars tickets are booked. I was done. I was ready to get down to enjoying the festive season and finally crack on with my promised Playmobil photos. Ready to sit in front of the fire and …

Anticipating advent

November 30th. The countdown for Christmas begins tomorrow. This coming weekend, seasonal toys will be brought down from the loft, the tree will go up, snowflakes will be made and the fairy lights will be deployed for bokeh themed shots. I’ve already hunted out and prepped the Christmas minifigures and …