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Day 2 of the challenge and I submitted a version of the image above. I’m very dedicated to my food photography but I have decided that to progress my photography in general I need to do more than just food. I recognised I need to practice more and challenge myself […]

365 Day Challenge


Here’s a practice shot I did for a breakfast assignment that I sadly didn’t get to do. 🙁  I liked the way this test shot came out so I thought I would share it here.

Breakfast Time



  Today I went on my third food photography course in London. This one was run by the College of Naturopathic Medicine. It was a busy classroom! Twenty students in all. A lot larger class than I am used to the previous two classes were only 6 students. The morning […]

Food Photography Course Number 3


Last night I had my first experience of a model photo shoot. A small group of 6 of us from the Ampthill and district camera club spent the evening shooting photos of Roisin, a professional model.  You can see more of her work here on Purpleport http://purpleport.com/portfolio/roisinmm/ with more details on her Facebook […]

My first photo shoot with a model





Yesterday I had the pleasure of photographing all sorts of wonderful creatures with the Ampthill and District Camera club and the Reptile Road Show. Here is a selection of my shots. I wish I could have managed a shot with a tongue sticking out, hey ho..

Reptile Shoot


I don’t think I have ever stood and taken a sunset picture in England before.  This of course is a practice of low light photography. Before I took this photograph I looked on the internet for settings suitable for sunset photos.  I found a page which recommended Shutter speed 1/30 […]

Ampthill Park Sunset



This is my blog to record stages in my progression into the wonderful world of photography.  I will post images here as I progress.  Leaving space on my social network pages for me to engage with my friends and family.  Here I hope to engage with a wider community.  

The story evolves from here..