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Leica Portrait Workshop

June 8, 2017


I had a fun day today with Cat Garcia at Richard Caplan store in Mayfair. Gained a few excellent tips on location selection for natural light portraits. Gave my Leica M a bit of a workout too. Here are my images from the day:  

OCA Thames Valley Meeting 22nd November

November 23, 2014


Yesterday I attended an OCA Thames Valley meeting. It was a very worthwhile event. Sharon Boothroyd, my tutor, was there providing help and advice. The meeting largely concentrated on reviewing work by the students present – a  form of critique. This is extremely useful and motivational as it can be very lonely on a distance learning […]

OCA Thames Valley Group Workshop 23rd February 2013

February 23, 2013


I just got back from a workshop with 8 students from the OCA photography stream. The workshop was lead by OCA tutor Sharon Boothroyd. It was a very useful session. It’s always very stimulating looking at  other people’s work as well as getting feedback on my own. We also spent some time talking about the […]

Portraits in the Landscape

February 19, 2013


I’ve just got back my developed film from the trip to Wester Ross. I made several portraits with the 4×5 using Kodak Portra 400. The film is a lacks punch in the dull conditions and seems to have a blue cast. I clearly need to search for more interesting light!! However, that said this was […]

Outline Presentation for OCA student workshop on 23rd February

February 14, 2013


A number of students from OCA Thames Valley Flickr pool are getting together on the 23rd February for an away day….this looks like it will be a fun, interesting and instructive day. I have been asked to give a presentation of about half an hour on my experiences on transitioning from level 2 to level […]

Portraits in the Landscape

January 9, 2013


At the beginning of February I am going on a photographic workshop in Scotland. The leaders of the workshop are Joe Cornish, David Ward, Eddie Ephraums and Adrian Hollister. I attended the workshop last year and thoroughly enjoyed myself. A particular highlight was learning about book production from Eddie who is a publisher – we […]

Visit to Wester Ross

February 19, 2012


Just got back from a few days on a photo workshop in Wester Ross. It was very instructive particularly from the point of view of photo editing and book production. I also gained some valuable hands on help with my 5×4 camera. One of the tasks we took on during the week was to produce […]

Trip to Puglia

November 6, 2011


Just completed a trip to Puglia region in the south of Italy. The trip was organised by Light and Land with Charlie Waite and Peter Hendrie as the workshop leaders. I had a great time. My aim was to complete some landscape work and to capture a series of portraits of local people. I think […]

Large Format Workshop – Gower

September 25, 2011


I have just got back from a Large Format Landscape Photography Workshop in the Gower Peninsula in Wales. The event was run by David Ward and Phil Malpas of Light and Land. David and Phil have both published a number of books on contemporary landscape photography practice. Their roots are very much in the tradition […]