I susbcribe to a few photography periodicals.  The British Journal Of Photography, The Journal Of the Royal Photographic Society (it comes with my RPS membership) and Black and White Photography Magazine. A few months ago (issue 274) I noticed a picture and thought to myself "I took a picture a bit like that" and didn't think much else about it.
That's right, I don't like this picture.  I took it the other day on a family trip out.  I snuck off in the night to grab it.  I'd researched the area and decided on what I wanted to take, but here's why I don't like it and why I wanted to share it with you.

Cornish Landscapes

Last week I took a trip out to Cornwall with my family and a good bunch of friends.  They're an understanding bunch and were more than happy to see me shoot off to grab a few pictures. Maybe too happy? So I shot off to a few local photography hotspots with my ND filters and for the night shot, a powerful torch to light up some points of interest.
Portrait photography is the art of capturing a person's personality or their mood.  Great portraits capture more than an image, they tell a story.  Yes, it's possible to take a great portrait with your mobile phone. Focus on your subject.  Focus on their eyes, they are after all, the window to their soul.

Shooting Anna Chumakova

It's been a while since I shared some of my recent work and last weekend I got together with some photographer friends to catch up and shoot photographs for the fun of it.  I don't work with Gels often so it was a good chance to exchange skills. Anna was good enough to