A Streak of Colour

Through the lens of the D800 I already posted a shot from this same spot that I took using the Fuji X-T1. In addition to having the Fuji, I also had my D800 set up with the 14-24mm lens on it. I was using a LEE .9 ND Soft Grad too. As I said in […]

Hello from Berlin

or should I say Guten Tag! Just a quick post to let you know what I am up to. I am in Germany on a conference, I packed my Fuji X-E1 so I did not have to lug the D800 around with me, and surprisingly it has done very well. One frustrating issue I did […]

Better HDR Photography

HDR Photography won’t fix a bad photo Personally, I have processed hundreds of images using HDR, some have worked really well and some have been a disaster. When you first stumble across HDR you will have this urge to HDR everything… your car, your house, your yard and even your cat will get processed in […]

Wet Weather, Great People and Great fun!

It’s all in a PhotoWALK! The most common question I get about my PhotoWALKS is “How much is it to attend?”… the good news… they’re FREE… my PhotoWALKS will always be free… why? I like running them, it’s a great way to make new friends and learn cool stuff! The people that come on my […]

Great Prizes for the G+ PhotoWALK

Thanks to our Sponsors! It’s always great when companies get behind events like the Google Plus Worldwide PhotoWALK. It’s an unmeasured leap of faith on their part as they have no idea what return they may get from their kind contribution. All I can say is they our supporters/sponsors will be unashamedly plugged non-stop by […]

PhotoTIP

Use Foreground to create Depth One of the challenges with Photography is that it is two dimensional. To bring perspective, depth and that feeling of being right there, make sure you have something interesting in your foreground. It will bring perspective to your shot and introduce the third dimension. Today’s iCandy – Morning Wave In […]

Akaroa Lighthouse

Custom Camera Settings DId you know that on a lot of DSLR’s these days you can set up custom banks of settings. For example, on my D800 I can set up Bank A for HDR and Bank B for Night Photogrpahy and Bank C for portraits etc etc… I am sure you get it! I […]

Loving Topaz Clarity

What is CLARITY? Topaz Labs have really come to the party with this plug in. I have been using the Topaz Labs plugins for a little over a year now and my favourite Topaz Plugin is Topaz Adjust, although they’re all good! I think you can save around $250 if you take the complete plugin […]

The Chinese Photographic Society of Australia

HDR Presentation Tonight! Tonight I am guest speaker for the Chinese Photographic Society of Australia (CPSA). I am doing a presentation on my HDR workflow and I am going to show them how I achieve the clean and realistic HDR results. I am also going to give them a sneak peak at a lightroom process […]