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August 31, 2012 in Opinion, Pontification, Rant

I don’t agree with people who insist that any post capture work on your photo is strictly verboten. The captured photo can be simply the raw material for the art you produce.

February 29, 2012 in Experiences, Observations, Opinion

I decided to reprise my photo a day project that I last attempted (successfully) in 2010. I’ve only just started, but I have some observations to share.

Contemplation is of great importance if you want to do justice to the scene you are photographing. Too bad the need for speed often trumps contemplation.

I was inspired to try film photography in 2011 as I was looking for a new challenge having just concluded my 2010 photo a day challenge. I try to recount my motivation, and what I have learned to date.

A very off topic (for me) post on sensible security for your online activity aimed at non-technical internet users (like my parents). No paranoia here, but there are steps you can take to avoid being easy prey. Have a look, you won’t be wasting your time.

February 28, 2011 in Observations, Opinion, Pontification, Rambling, Rant

Ranting again (yes I know, sorry I can’t help it) on the subject of edited/processed photos. This time a different (insignificant) event has set me off 🙂

February 14, 2011 in Experiences, Observations, Opinion

My experiences submitting images to the Pentax Photo Gallery and why I think it is a valuable experience to have your images peer reviewed.

September 3, 2010 in Advice, Observations, Opinion, Pontification, Rant, Rights

(I can’t post to my blog without putting photos, so while the photos today are completely irrelevant to the post I must do as I must. As always, click on the photo to see it larger). I don’t write today…

August 16, 2010 in Experiences, Lens, Observations, Opinion

My main reason for buying a Pentax DSLR when I outgrew the previous camera was the value it represented. Compared with the equivalent Nikon or Canon models it was significantly cheaper. And, according to the many reviews I had read,…

August 9, 2010 in Experiences, Observations, Opinion, Rambling

I came across an interesting acronym the other day, FDLFSW (Friends Don’t Let Friends Shoot Weddings :)). Unfortunately, if any of us used to listen to good sense there would be no need for priests or lawyers (good riddance to…