The Nikon D80

I was in at least two minds over this book. In theory I shouldn’t have needed it – I have been using my D80 for a while now, and it …

Our View

UPDATED since original post thanks to picture sent in from Wayne Well I finally got round to sorting out a panaramic view from our balcony, and the first thing that …

Photo Trip

Long shot this but wondering if anyone fancied trying to put together a trip over to here to take some photographs, drink some beer, play some golf (well maybe not …

Photoshop Elements 6 for Mac unveiled

Adobe has announced the release of Photoshop Elements 6 for OS X. From its beginnings as a slimmed down version of Photoshop, Elements has developed into a one-stop shop for …

Do You?

Believe it or not I plan most posts – but this morning I woke up with a range of photography related questions bouncing around in my head, so I thought …

Nikon v Canon

I know that we had a lighthearted exchange of views over Canon v Nikon in one of the recent posts, so I thought that this article on MacWorld may be …

5 Photo Apps

To understand this article you need to understand my approach to photography, and what I am aiming to achieve. I have little doubt that everyone has different objectives, priorities, reasons …

Camera Bag Purchased

Following on from the Camera Bag post I have gone with the 7 Million Dollar Home from Crumpler. Two key factors were the design, it doesn’t look overtly like a …

Camera Equipment

I still haven’t worked out which camera bag I want, or even need, and one of the reasons why is that I don’t think I have finished working out what …

Frames of Miks Media

I just wanted to draw your attention to Macs new photoblog, Frames of Moks Media, which is new, but already showing a lot of promise. Well worth checking out in …

Winter has Arrived

This is about as close as we get to winter here in Almerimar, the snow on the mountains way to the right of us. The impact is pretty significanty though, …

Our View

It has been a while I know, but here are a couple of photographs to prove that I still take them from time to time! These photographs were taken on …

Which Tripod

About the best thing that I have done so far regards buying a Tripod is not to buy one. I would have got it so wrong!! I had totally underestimated …

Dubai Pictures

I managed to take a grand total of 5 pictures in Dubai, and 3 of those were out of the office window! I was only able to take the T7 …

Camera Bags

Bit of help please! As I expand my range of camera equipment, and prepare for some possible traveling again in the near future, I have found my mind wandering off …

Almerimar Sunset

It has been a while since I posted a picture I know but the main reason was that I have been re reading Lightroom Adventure and going through in more …

PhotoUpLink

Export videos & photos to FTP, databases, or documents from iPhoto, Aperture and Windows Reviewing an application like PhotoUpLink is on the one hand really easy and on the other …

Lightroom Adventure

The first book written specifically with Photoshop Lightroom 1.1 in mind, this beautifully illustrated and eminently practical book offers a complete tour of Adobe’s integrated digital photography workflow application. Augmented …

iWatermark

iWatermark ($20) is the worlds No. 1 watermarking application for Mac and Windows. Stylishly Copyright all your images in just minutes. Within hours this was a Top 10 application in …

Adobe Photoshop CS3: one-on-one

Pioneering computer graphics author Deke McClelland updates his bestselling hands-on tutorial for Adobe Photoshop CS3, the latest version of this industry-standard image editing and production program. You’ll be guided step …

Village

I haven’t really taken that many landscape photographs so I am certainly open to (and expecting) the usual excellent advice and suggestions on this one! This is a very traditional …

Seagulls

A very simple photograph this week! I know this would be better with a stronger zoom in a way, but I actually just really like the clarity of the seagulls …

Castle

Another one from the archives this week. Partly because I was so busy last week I hardly left my desk never mind the apartment, but also because it was so …

Current Desktop

At the risk of upsetting the purists I will always argue that sometimes a photograph that captures the moment exactly as you saw it at the time is all that …

Current Desktop

This is a section of graffiti off the wall in the marina that surrounds the boat yard. The only new pictures that I have taken this week have been of …

Current Desktop

At the risk of getting shot down in flames I am going to declare that I am pretty pleased with this picture. For me it totally captures the beauty and …

Current Desktop

I have a feeling that this weeks picture may come in for some heavy (constructive) criticism! I am becoming fixated on close up photographs these days, especially ones that use …

Current Desktop

I have gone back into the archives this week. I have always loved this picture, taken in 2002, of the chromed back wheel and swing arm of the Fat Boy, …

Current Desktop

This week Gary got in on the action before I had posted the picture. Pretty impressive! He saw the picture over on my Flickr account and emailed me some comments …

Current Desktop

There is a little ‘history’ to this picture. Last week’s picture got some really constructive comments, not least from Gary who explained the ‘left to right’ theory of presenting a …