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Success!

August 11, 2018  •  1 Comment
It's been a while since I wrote or have even thought about writing a blog. This was due to me spending the best part of June and July in my sick bed and generally feeling sorry for myself. I'm not going to bore you with the details, but after two rounds of antibiotics and 37 straight days of painkillers, I am now back to feeling like myself again....
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Let's Slow Things Down!

May 21, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
We all need to slow things down occasionally and there really is no better way than indulging in some long exposure photography. I have been the very happy recipient of a beautiful 15-Stop ND filter from the guys at Breakthrough Photography over in sunny California and I thought that I would share with you my thoughts about the filter and also some...
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Why Black and White?

March 31, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
So, I often get asked, "why do you specialise in black and white?" There is a short answer, which is "because I prefer it and I feel that I can be far more creative using it", but that doesn't make for a very good (or long) blog, so I'll go for the long answer: Black & White hasn't always been my prefered choice. Don't get me wrong, I've always...
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The lighthouse, the tourists and the endless possibilities!

February 17, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
When I first visited Nugget Point Lighthouse, I did so with my 7-year-old daughter with zero chance of setting up my tripod. I saw it, merely as a recce for future photography missions, and as we were moving to the area, there would be many more chances to set up my tripod. The first thing I noticed (apart from the obvious natural beauty of the are...
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