Photography Tips; Experiments in Editing

I wonder how many website publishers take only Jpegs and do minimal post capture editing? It is probably quite a high figure which is surprising as photography and appealing images are of paramount importance. They are the bait to get those scanning the site to actually read it, good images can enhance any blog but great images can grab the …

Postcard flirting with artistic photography

Photographic images can be spectacular, stunning thought provoking, offensive, inspiring, abstract, powerful or spiritual. They can cause us to gasp, to laugh, produce tears of joy or sorrow, to be angry, they can shock, tell a story or they can be calming. These are just a few of the myriad of responses that a well taken photograph can illicit from …

Postcard from Lucerne; The Lake of Light

A morning cruise on Lake Lucerne provided some great light, which was actually quite unexpected. The early light was being diffused through the clouds producing this beautiful scene, which almost appeared like sunrise even though it was mid-morning. The cruises leave regularly from the main quay near the railway station and KKL and stops off at Weggis and Vitznau both of …

Travel Locations

One of the many attractions of travelling is meeting people. Mixing with fellow travellers is a great part of the experience, many of which become lifelong friends. Some of the most compelling images of our travels however are often of the local population going about their daily tasks and making a living. There are generally two forms of street portraiture …