Fall Colour Photography – ICM

Intentional Camera Movement - ICM. What is it, and is it a valid form of photography or is it something that people with no real artistic talent just mess with and then call it art? As always, the answer isn't a straight yes or no, especially when it comes to personal interpretation of just what…

Once school starts. Photographs from the campsite.

Like many English people I have memories of school holidays spent in caravan sites. As we were in the north of England I guess the weather must often have been cold and probably raining, but I don't really remember that. I do remember playing on the rough sandy beaches, collecting fresh mussels near Waren Mill…

Colour in Street Photography

I don't consider myself to be primarily any specific species of photographer. I shoot sports and love it. I shoot landscapes and love it. I shoot birds and wildlife, nature and urban scenes and I enjoy them all. I'm not a portrait photographer and I'm too old to be shooting weddings, but I have done,…

Fujifilm 100-400mm lens – photography for seniors!

This weekend I had what you would call a significant birthday, and for that birthday my wonderful wife bought me the Fuji 100-400mm lens to pair with my X-T3. Until now, if I wanted to shoot birds effectively I've been using my Nikon D500 and the Nikkor 200-500mm lens. That is a powerful combination and,…

Nature Photography – Cropping

Recently I went to our local woods for an hour or so, to shoot in the middle of the day but under the canopy of trees in full leaf. I wanted to shoot wide-angle so I took along the wonderful Fuji 16mm f2.8 attached to my X-T3. I shoot both Nikon and Fuji and am…