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My 2nd Food Photography Course

So I’ve been on my 2nd Food Photography Course. This one with William Reavell was very different to that of Ion Paciu. Ion’s course used studio lights where as Williams was all about natural light. Both courses were good in their own right. William runs a second day which I hope to attend in the […]

My first photo shoot with a model

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 with more details on her Facebook page –  Here are just […]

The 1st of many food photography courses

Last Sunday I went on my first food photography course. I plan to go on a number of these. This was a one day workshop in London with Ion from . Ion took us through the basics of food photography including some styling tips, studio setup and lighting.  These are a few of my images […]

Food Photography

These shots of food I have taken are my first of food photography.  I have booked myself on some courses for next year relating to food photography.  It was quite fun choosing the props today and was a welcome break from Christmas shopping.

London Lights

Here are some images taken tonight from around London. It’s starting to feel alot like christmas.. 

Autumn on Flitton Moor

Today I took a little walk down to the Moor in Flitton searching for some Autumn inspiration. This is a selection of 8 images from the moor.

Reptile Shoot

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..

Ampthill Park Sunset

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 or longer, ISO 100 or […]

Dry Weather Photographer

Today I went to Woburn Gardens in the hope of doing some Autumn shots but the rain and sleet sent me to the coffee and gift shop. On leaving the car park I noticed a lone deer and was able to open the car window and take some shots.  I have returned home and edited […]

Tommy’s Foot Prints

Today’s little photo shoot was a visit to Ampthill park to record Tommy’s foot prints.  More about this project can be found here This is a montage of images that I took on my visit this morning arranged by the Ampthill and District Camera Club. I took all the images on aperture priority mode […]