Category Archives: Photography

Blue sky

After a lot of rather dreary and rainy weather, things were looking up this morning, though the bad news was that I walked too far (under 1Km!) and suffered for it later!

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A brief look back at 2012

While 2012 was not a particularly significant year for me, it was generally reasonably successful. I had 3 holidays in Scotland (Mull, Lewis & Harris, and Assynt), and two in the Lake District. I got some reasonable images (by my … Continue reading

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Shooting with a P & S camera in JPEG

Yesterday I tried going to one of my most frequent photographic locations with just the iPhone 4S and a fairly basic point-and-shoot camera, and no tripod (but a small Gorillapod to act as a handle to make holding the iPhone … Continue reading

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A week in the Lake District

I spent last week at Lakeland Photographic Holidays (LPH) in the Lake District – the third time I have been there this year. I’ve made several visits in previous years, but this was the first time I have been in … Continue reading

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iPhone 4S and Olympus Pen E-P3 update

I’ll start with the easy one – the iPhone 4S. I’m still generally happy with it, but I see that since my earlier post it has attracted quite a lot of negative comment regarding battery life. There seems no definite … Continue reading

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Updates, starting with Lighting

There are quite a lot of updates pending, not posted so far for a variety of reasons. This is the first one, partly because it seems easiest! I have a project coming up for Halloween, and I decided to buy … Continue reading

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I think I’ve finally updated everything regarding my latest holiday in Scotland – great trip, though the weather was poor, and the car journey back was stressful (rain and very strong winds). The cameras performed well, though I’m rather alarmed … Continue reading

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A PRELIMINARY Workflow for using the iPad in Photography

Please note the word ‘PRELIMINARY’ in the title – I’m still working on this, and apart from any changes I make from a personal point of view, I hope that this workflow will improve as more and better apps are … Continue reading

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The iPad for Photographers – a recap and update

In the first part of this series on using the iPad in working with images I identified the four main areas in which I think it is most useful. In the subsequent two parts which have been published so far, … Continue reading

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EVIL cameras

I’m disappointed that this most relevant abbreviation of a class of camera has been abandoned, presumably because it it does not sound good. In reality, Electronic Viewfinder Interchangeable Lens seems to me the best description, even if some of these … Continue reading

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