You have got to be kidding me?

You have got to be kidding me?

Someone showed me a link this week to a program called Piccure designed to remove camera shake and motion blur from photographs. If this was an iPhone app, aimed at cleaning up those shaky images shot in nightclubs it’d be brilliant. Phone cameras just...
An Open Letter to the BTCC

An Open Letter to the BTCC

This post has been a long time in the works and it’s gone through numerous rewrites. I’m not setting out to deliberately cause offense, but these things need to be said and if offense is the side effect then so be it. It’s better to have 50% of the...
It’s all about the gear, until it isn’t

It’s all about the gear, until it isn’t

Have you ever noticed that when you don’t get the shot you were trying for it’s always because your gear let you down, but when you do nail it, it’s all about your talent and gear had nothing to do with it? It’s ridiculous when you see it in...
Why I won’t be going small

Why I won’t be going small

There seems to be a sudden rush towards compact system cameras at the moment, at least if you follow some of the more social media savvy photographers. I can see why a smaller, lighter camera would be appealing but I find the cries that the DSLR is a dead a bit over...
Is mediocre the new good?

Is mediocre the new good?

Cameras are everywhere now. Everyone has a pretty decent one in their phone or even an entry level DSLR and they are snapping away constantly. On Facebook alone there are 300,000,000 images uploaded each and every day. That’s not a typo. Three. Hundred. Million....
How to save money when upgrading

How to save money when upgrading

There is a boat load of of great photography gear coming out all the time. Some of it is genuine technical advancement, some is cynical marketing and some is just cool stuff you have to have. But when should you upgrade and what should you buy? I can’t give you...

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