The Struggles of a Dog-walking Photographer

A great time to take photographs is during my two or three daily dog walks. We normally wander around some of the local parks - as I've posted about previously - and today I had the opportunity to test out my new Fuji X-T3 and the 23mm F2 lens. I decided to buy the X-T3…

Railway morning

Most days I'm a commuter, getting the early train at 6:38 to travel into Toronto. This week, however, I have a few days off and I thought I'd see the train from the other side. Now, a lot of people, especially the Brits, have an enduring love affair with the old steam trains. The heritage…

Photography Project 26 – M is for …

Meteors (or the lack of them) On Friday night / Saturday morning it was expected that here in Canada we were going to be in prime position to see a spectacular meteor shower - the Camelopardalis shower. Now, a couple of weeks ago I was reading an article in a magazine about what settings to…

Photography Project 26 – L is for…

Light Someone recently asked me which was more important to producing a good photograph, light or a quality lens. The answer is simple, but not always obvious. With a poor lens and a good light a photographer can produce a worthwhile picture. With bad light and the best lens / camera combination, it is much…

Photography Project 26 – K is for…

Kids Or children, or babies. The baby photography market is a strong one and growing all the time as new, proud parents see the quality of work that's out there and decide that little Jemima would look simply adorable tucked up in a washing basket. With a buttercup on her head. Baby photography has come…

Updating from iPad

I have tried for years, not kidding, years, to get the WordPress app for the iPad to work. So, now that I've had to redo my site from scratch, let's give it another try...this picture is one taken from my son's prom last year.