Backlighting

Tip of the Day – Control Flare

Do you get unwanted or excessive flare, and/or have focusing issues when shooting with heavy backlight towards the sun? There’s an easy solution! Make sure there is no direct sunshine falling on the end glass...

Nicola’s Mentoring Session with Zephyr the Border Collie

Border Collies are a favourite breed of mine to use for mentoring sessions. Often well trained, confident in new surroundings, athletic and not bad to look at either, it makes it easier to teach photography concepts...

The beauty of RAW

As a kid, I loved creating masterpiece paintings that ended up proudly stuck to the fridge. My personal mission was always the creation of beautiful new colours. Carefully squeezing out worms of cobalt blue and...

Putra’s Mentoring Session with Blue the Border Collie

I seem to be developing a habit of using Border Collies for mentoring sessions! They really are ideal though - usually well trained, active, gorgeous looking and willing to please. Just what I need when...

Complex leash removal demo in Photoshop

BEST VIEWED FULL SCREEN IN HD (click icon at bottom right of video) This is a DEMO only and as such does not include a voiceover. The long black lead snaked down from Turbo's collar, across Andy's...

Pet Photography Mentoring in Half Moon Bay, California

For a moment, it felt like I'd been transported back home to the eucalyptus forests of south-east Queensland. The tangy scent of gum tree leaves as they crunched gently under my feet, the subdued grey-greens...

Fun with re-editing ~ Part 2

I've been working on my website this weekend, updating my portfolio to now display bigger images. I'm taking the opportunity to go through and cull a few older shots and add some of my latest...

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