Seeing the wood for the trees

Seeing the wood for the trees

The inclusion of flowers in the shot became almost incidental. The flowers were there to show the bees’ environment and to give a nice backdrop for them. But sometimes it’s good to take a step back and remember to see the wood for the trees.

Make a wish

Make a wish

One dandelion and two colourful salt and pepper shakers. A story about grasping an idea – or accepting that sometimes you don’t have a game plan, and you have to make it up as you go along.

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?