Recent work on Aatomotion.com

Recent work on Aatomotion.com

If you don’t follow me on Facebook (and if not, why not!? www.facebook.com/simonpow… I’ll wait.) you might not know about my other blogging activity. Over at Aatomotion we cover automotive events with a  quality > quantity ethic. So instead of 200...
Keep Calm & Instagram On

Keep Calm & Instagram On

If you have even a passing interest in photography you’ll probably have seen the world having a collective fit over the changes to the Instagram Terms of Service. Seriously people, calm down! I really don’t think Instagram are going to make millions...
Competition Win

Competition Win

I realise this is shameless trumpet blowing but I’ve been awarded first place (and a free 7 day lens rental) in a photography competition by the good chaps at Lens Pimp with this image: Thanks to Adham at Lens Pimp for the exposure and all the people who voted...
My pictures would be better if…

My pictures would be better if…

Chase Jarvis posted on his blog last week asking his readers to finish a sentence: “My pictures would be better if…”. So I did. I thought about it carefully and put my reply out into the world amongst the huge stream of comments. My pictures would be...
Quadra ECO Ring Flash – First Impressions

Quadra ECO Ring Flash – First Impressions

Focus On Imaging is the biggest photography trade show in the UK – think of it as our version of Photokina or Photo Plus. While it’s not as large, you still get a few product launches there and this year I was particularly interested in The Flash...
My New Mobile Lighting Rig

My New Mobile Lighting Rig

Last week I finally pulled the trigger on some more powerful lighting. Originally I was drawn to the Elinchrom Quadra’s but the price and the reported issues (poor battery clips and no protective caps for the heads while in transit) put me off. So I looked into...

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