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A Dream Lens. ZEISS Announce Otus F1.4 100mm…


Having been a professional photographer and involved heavily on the 'technical' side with many camera, lens and lighting companies for over 35 years now, it takes a little more than the norm to grab my attention. I have simply seen so much go before and used so much. So today's announcement by Zeiss of the [...]

A Dream Lens. ZEISS Announce Otus F1.4 100mm…2019-05-10T12:02:56+01:00

Colorchecker Pasport 2 Arrives…


Colorchecker Passport 2 has been announced, alongside some new calibration software. Here we go with the official details: X-RITE ANNOUNCES COLORCHECKER PASSPORT PHOTO 2 AND COLORCHECKER CAMERA CALIBRATION SOFTWARE 2.0 FOR ICC PROFILES Now includes 18% grey target and updated software to create custom ICC Camera Profiles for Capture One Pro users; plus, added support [...]

Colorchecker Pasport 2 Arrives…2019-04-11T14:07:12+01:00

Peter Dench ‘The English Summer Season’ Exhibition (London)…


Wex Photo Video are hosting an exhibition by Peter Dench until June at thier London store. Here we go with the details: A man with his pint rests on the grass at Royal Ascot.One of Britain's most well-known racecourses, Ascot holds a special week of races in June each year called Royal Ascot, attended [...]

Peter Dench ‘The English Summer Season’ Exhibition (London)…2019-04-15T11:28:24+01:00

Speedlight School ‘Flashes Of Inspiration Workshop’, Saturday April 13th (West Sussex)…


    When: Saturday April 13th 2019. Where: Park Cameras, West Sussex. Level Of Content: Intro/intermediate/advanced.                   I am pleased to say we have a new date for our popular and highly respected workshop 'Speedlight School, Flashes Of Inspiration'.  Over the years this has explained and inspired [...]

Speedlight School ‘Flashes Of Inspiration Workshop’, Saturday April 13th (West Sussex)…2019-04-15T11:27:31+01:00

Fashion Photography ‘Master Class’ Workshop (Glasgow) Wednesday April 10th…


        When: Wednesday April 10th 2019. Where: Wex Photo Video, Glasgow. Level Of Content: intermediate/advanced. I am delighted to say that our  'Fashion Photography Master Class' workshop is coming to Glasgow in April. This hands on 'Master Class' gives those attending not just explanations of 'how' in lighting terms, but practical shooting [...]

Fashion Photography ‘Master Class’ Workshop (Glasgow) Wednesday April 10th…2019-04-11T10:39:45+01:00

The Photography Show 2019…


My thanks to those who came to The Photography Show and saw one of my talks or live demonstrations across the four days. Although I also use studio lighting and constant lighting options, Speedlights remain a significant tool across my photography. So working with Speedlights and Rogue accessory products, we showed how to create, high [...]

The Photography Show 2019…2019-04-03T13:41:29+01:00

Birmingham Bound For ‘The Photography Show’…


I am delighted to say that once again I will be talking at the largest photo show in the UK. In its various forms, I have over the last 30 years, only missed a handful of shows. At the vast majority I have given talks and live demonstrations. Some have been Ilford 'Master Class' talks, [...]

Birmingham Bound For ‘The Photography Show’…2019-03-12T12:19:59+01:00

Billingham Introduces AVEA pocket range…


The well known name of Billingham has been a prestigious player in camera bag and other products for a long time. It's look may have spurred on copies, but Billingham still update their product range regularly. Here we go with offical press release details of a new padded pocket range:   Billingham expands bag accessories [...]

Billingham Introduces AVEA pocket range…2019-03-08T14:21:43+01:00

Shoot It With Studio Lighting – ‘Art Nude’ Photography, Saturday March 30th (Sussex)…


  When: Saturday March 30th 2019. Where: Park Cameras, Burgess Hill. Level Of Content: Intro/intermediate/advanced. Lighting quality and character are as we know, often the major key to creating the best image. Art nude photography is one of the oldest, and most established genres that creative and considerate lighting only enhances. With clear indications of [...]

Shoot It With Studio Lighting – ‘Art Nude’ Photography, Saturday March 30th (Sussex)…2019-04-01T09:29:04+01:00