You Can’t Win ‘Em All

It must have been something like 10 years ago when I was watching an episode of “Coast” on the TV with Nick Crane walking out to Sandwood Bay and I was blown away with what […]


The Importance Of Getting Familiar With Your Camera

Way back in 2016, we rented a cottage in Staithes and set up a “pop up gallery” as part of Staithes Festival of Art & Heritage. The great thing about participating in the Staithes Festival […]


How Much Resolution Is Enough?

I like to watch the “rockumentories” on BBC 4, the stories are invariably fascinating and the programs are really well put together. Add in some great archive film footage to document these stories, but it’s […]


Learning Lesson The Hard Way

Janet and I have been regular visitors to the Isle of Mull for many years and usually stay in a wooden cabin, in a secluded bay overlooking the islands of Rhum, Eigg and Skye and […]



I think its fair to say that the rise of the smart phone has hammered the market for interchangeable lens cameras. Way back in 2010, camera sales peaked out at around 121 million units per […]


Is Photoshop Cheating?

I was watching a “rockumentory” about the Pogues song – “A Fairytale of New York” and I was struck by the amount of process that was required to “engineer” and produce this track. The final […]