Photography Tips #11: Capturing a Performance

There is nothing I like more than lying on the floor not having to worry about things. Maybe my nihilist approach to life does have its benefits as the angle from the floor under theatre lights does something magical for me. Living by the 45 degree rule in photography and by application the rest of my life, finding that the 45 degree rule is 3D … Continue reading Photography Tips #11: Capturing a Performance

Bad Life Decisions: Vegan January

After just a couple of weeks into the vegan January experience I’ve had to call it off. The diet change has made me particularly ill and unfortunately means I can’t continue as I planned. However in my time of vegan meals I’ve discovered a few things that has made me come to respect the vegan community a bit more. 1 – It’s very difficult in … Continue reading Bad Life Decisions: Vegan January

Snapshots #9: Border Castle Adventure

As a farewell to 2016, and a premier adventure of the Welsh Borders, Tom and myself took the a470 and a479 along the borders down to Chepstow to check out the historic sights. Being December, a lot of places aren’t open to the public but are still able to be viewed from a distance. First stop is the Castle Keep that remains of Bronllys Castle … Continue reading Snapshots #9: Border Castle Adventure

Photography Tips #9: American Football

Being an unconventionally British sport, American Football is steadily growing in popularity in the U.K. Mainly based at universities and community teams, the sport combines the best bits of speed, hard hits and strategy. Taking photos of this sport is no different to other pitch sports, but note that it is more a of stop start game so there is more opportunity to follow the … Continue reading Photography Tips #9: American Football

Snapshots #6: Fire and Magic

In the U.K. it has become a strange tradition to remember the 5th of November. As Brits, we are accustomed to the turn over of November with the smokey haze of bonfires, fireworks and sparklers. Guy Fawkes Day, Bonfire night or Firework night commemorates that time some disgruntled catholic joined a plot to blow up Parliament (to put it in loose terms). Usually an effigy … Continue reading Snapshots #6: Fire and Magic

Photography Tips #8: LAX to the MAX

After an action packed first week of lectures, matches, cheer and editing I can finally take a little extra time to reflect on my new experiences. The University has many many sports teams from sports I’ve never heard of like Korfball to the more common sports such as Football and also sports which I didn’t think were sports, like Korfball.* Having only played a handful … Continue reading Photography Tips #8: LAX to the MAX

Photography Tips #6: Sheep and Showmanship

When I first got a bit more serious about equine and show photography, admittedly I brushed off the idea of photographing sheep and cattle showing. I put this mainly down to my ignorance of not exactly understanding the showing of these animals, and definitely not understanding how one sheep is better than other sheep that looks identical to me. Regardless, it is a lot more tricky … Continue reading Photography Tips #6: Sheep and Showmanship