Archive of: 2015
03 November 2015
What happens when you haven’t had a chance to back up your stuff and your card goes “pfft”? Read on…
26 October 2015
“Get good glass” is a refrain that you hear a great deal from pro photographers. What they mean is a good lens will make more noticeable difference to the quality of your images than a good camera body.
19 October 2015
I picked up Issue #1 of Professional Photography magazine at the weekend. It’s good!
19 August 2015
If you have a look at my galleries (and I’m assuming you have), you’ll notice that my two favoured subjects for photography are cars and landscapes. Over the years, I have endeavoured to hone my photography skills in those particular areas. Sometimes though it is good to be pushed in a different direction…
01 August 2015
03 June 2015
Recently I have been reading Barry Lopez’ classic of nature writing ‘Arctic Dreams’. It is a beautifully written love letter to the frozen North and the compelling effect that it has had on humankind for centuries. There is an interesting paragraph in the prologue that really made me stop and think. In fact I keep going back and re-reading it. So I thought I would share it here.
29 May 2015
One of the key considerations when putting this website together was for me to have the ability to edit and add images or text easily. Mark at Pixelsmiths strongly advocated using Perch as the Content Management System, or CMS. Having listened to the Relative Paths podcast I had a some idea what Perch was capable of so I acquiesced.
15 May 2015
Hello and welcome to the brand new Longshot Photography website! Exciting, isn't it?