It’s all about perspective …

It’s all about perspective. Think about it for a while. You may think you’re in a worse position then someone else, but you ONLY see it from your perspective. Who’s to say, and this is highly likely, that you are being perceived in the same way by that other person. They may look at youContinue reading “It’s all about perspective …”

A path to finding your creative spark.

Being in isolation is often where I find my creative spark. I can retreat to this space wherever I am. All I need to do is slip on a pair of headphones to get myself into that space. I could be surrounded by thousands of people but feel detached, observing the world around me, readyContinue reading “A path to finding your creative spark.”

To enjoy the photography you do, do the photography you enjoy

To improve with anything you must practice and often that practice can be tough. To begin with you learn quickly, everything is fresh, new and exciting, and then you hit it, the plateau. Nothing seems to change, you appear to be stuck at a certain level. At this point it’s pretty easy to give up,Continue reading “To enjoy the photography you do, do the photography you enjoy”

The habit of always having a camera on you.

Most importantly have your camera you use to hand at all times. Have a place you keep it and make that somewhere you’re very likely to walk past as you head out of the house. This means you can pick it up almost without thinking. Did you know that on average if you follow aContinue reading “The habit of always having a camera on you.”

Capture the change.

The world around you can sometimes appear to stand still, that is particularly true here in Oxford where you can often find a place hardly change in years. But look closely enough and you’ll find that the world around you changes more often than you might think.      The shop at the end ofContinue reading “Capture the change.”

The 24 Shot Challenge

What is the 24 shot challenge? It’s a photography project that can be as short or as long as you like with the express idea of only taking 24 photos. Why 24 shots? In the days of 35mm film photography you’d often only have 24 exposures per film. Let me explain … Do you everContinue reading “The 24 Shot Challenge”

Top Three Tips to Better shots

I’m often asked many questions, but the one that crops (pardon the pun!) up the most is how can improve my photography? There are many things you can do to help you create the shots you’ve always wanted to get, but that would take more than this email to go through, so for now, IContinue reading “Top Three Tips to Better shots”

The experience is everything

I’ve always believed that life is not about the possessions you accumulate, it’s about the experiences you have. A couple of weeks ago I had one such experience that I won’t forget for a long time to come. As a bit of a back story I’ve been following my local team Oxford United through goodContinue reading “The experience is everything”