story behind the image

Sony Star Eater? A comparison of Sony A7II Camera Vs Pentax K1

I thought I'd write this article about the Sony star eater issue that is often discussed. I know there are a lot of Sony gear lovers out there and some people who want to enjoy using these cameras for "low light" captures or astrophotos. The Sony star eater debate has been circulating the internet for some [...]

The Ghost of Ross Priory? What’re Your Thoughts?

Ross Priory is the ancient house of the Buchanan family and sits on the banks of Loch Lomond. It is a spectacular building that has an equally spectacular view over Loch Lomond. However, does this photograph show that it may be haunted? One evening in early December, I decided to visit Ross Priory to try some [...]

The Story Behind The Image – Sassorosso di Garfagnana

This is another article about the story behind the image. An image that I shot in a small village called Sassorosso in the mountains of Garfagnana, Tuscany. About Sassorosso The village of Sassorosso is tiny but beautiful. It has a population of about 55 people and sits on a rocky outcrop made up from a [...]

The Story Behind The Image – Our Man in Fornovolasco

I thought I'd tell you the story of this image of our man in Fornovolasco, Italy. This is the first of a series of articles where I will be telling the story behind the image. I often try to point out to people who attend our workshops, that the photographs we take don't just happen. Rather, photographs [...]

Red Kites – A Photographic Opportunity

Yesterday I treated myself to taking photographs of red kites and a wee day out in Perthshire, Scotland. Photographing wildlife, and especially red kites and other birds of prey, is not really my genre. I certainly do have an interest in wildlife but I don't have the kit to photography wildlife. Additionally, I'm not sure [...]

Night Time Photography

There are many guides and discussions about night time photography. Most of them are concerned with photographing the night sky, which is never an easy task. For one thing, it is essential that you take yourself out to the countryside away from all sources of light pollution. Depending on where you live this can be [...]


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