The times they are a changing….

Bob Dylan owns the copyright to those famous words and I thank him for penning what must be one of the most famous (and greatest) songs ever written. It formed the backdrop to much of my youth and I am a great fan to this day. Well, as far as my photography portfolio...

Cressing Temple

Cressing Temple Cressing Temple is found between Witham and Braintree, Essex. It is interesting mainly for its unique buildings and gardens. Given to the Knights Templar in 1137, its Grade I-listed Barley and Wheat Barns, built in the 13th century, are among the...

Fujita 135mm image

This is an image I took with a vintage lens on my Sony A6000. The lens was a Fujita 135mm that I picked up on the cheap (eBay I believe, though it could have been Etsy). I have edited the image in Luminar, an alternative photo editor to Photoshop. I like the software...

Clacton Pier, Essex – just before closing time

Clacton Pier These are some of the images I took at Clacton Pier, Essex. I took them by available light just before closing time. As the sun had already set, the only lighting was from the mixed lighting of the pier and the various rides and machinery. It looked quite...

Springtime at last – flowers in the countryside.

Springtime at last! The weather in England can be confusing at times. In winter it can be unseasonably warm, in summer it can before like winter and rain can come any day of the year, as can more inclement weather such as hail! Springtime brings the first shoots and...

Inclusion Ventures at Jaywick, Clacton on Sea

Inclusion Ventures at Jaywick Inclusion Ventures is a charity that works on Jaywick with young people and their families. It has been doing great work for a long time now. Jaywick has been in the news a lot recently. The media have been somewhat underhand in their...

Young Lens Damascus Project

Background: The Young Lens Syria Project was established on May 28th 2012.Young people act as citizen photojournalists documenting...

FujiFilm X-Pro 2 in the studio

Recently I had the pleasure of winning a place on a Professional Portrait Photography Workshop with director/photographer Jim Marks. As a bonus, we got to use the new FujiFilm X-Pro2 camera, even before it hit the stores! Our model, Jocelyn, was excellent and Jim was...

Syria – citizen photography

Syria - Citizen Photography The news about Syria is usually depressingly bad. However, good things do happen all the time, we just don't get to hear about them. In terms of photography we tend to only see what's published in the western media. However, Syrians living...

Remembering Remi Ochlik

About Remi OCHLIK Remi Ochlik was born in eastern France in 1983. After graduating from high school, he went to Paris to study photography at Icart Photo school. He also started working for Wostok, a photography agency. In 2004, at the age of 20, he went to Haiti to...

Vintage Glass and digital

People Landscapes Other Features Blog Support Introduction: Many of us look back with fondness on our first cameras and the days of film photography. Although some photographers still use film, most of us have made the move to digital. Now, however, with the use of...

Welcome to my photoblog!

Welcome to my photoblog Here I will be posting random images and my musings on the topic of photography. Do stop by often and check out the latest updates to my photoblog. Some of the images will be ones by other photographers, chosen for their significance or...