What do you do with your pictures?

What do you do with your pictures?

No, seriously, it's not a trick question. What do you do with your pictures? A brief sotry about putting some shelves up on the wall, but as that wouldn't really fit into a photo blog, it has been turned it into a blog post about the rotating photo exhibition at my Gallery Staircase. Does that not sound posh?

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A walk in the park

A walk in the park

Cute goslings, a swan, and even a duck landing in water were the test subjects for my new tele converter.

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… for everything else there is Insurance

… for everything else there is Insurance

Your facial expression as camera equipment worth thousands of pounds falls to the ground: Priceless. For everything else there is insurance. We all know that the proof of the insurance pudding is in the claim eating, so to speak. This is the tale of a very good pudding.

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Bully and the Cream Machine

Bully and the Cream Machine

Bully, the feline photomodel and office co-worker, meets the cream machine. Unfortunately for Bully, this has nothing to do with dairy. Fortunately for me, it's a brilliant lens I managed to find second hand. Bully kindly posed for some pictures while I tested the new lens.

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It must be love…

It must be love…

A simple recipe for how to make out-of-focus highlights have any shape you want, using nothing more high-tech than a piece of cardboard and a knife.

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Strap-on nirvana

Strap-on nirvana

I don't know about you, but I find that the heavier a camera gets, the more tired I get from carrying it on my neck for a few hours. Two years ago I was in a car accident and has had back problems ever since, and that certainly hasn't made it any easier to carry a heavy camera around. At the same time, it seems that big, bulky and heavy is the norm for DSLRs, so what can you do?

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