I think it's safe to say that we have actually had a summer this year and I have been enjoying the weather and some much needed down time, like most people this time of year.
However, I'll keep you updated on some new developments and a full catch up on what I did this summer.
See you soon
So, You want to change or upgrade your camera or lens, you read a few reviews, ask a for some advice and you end up feeling overwhelmed with the sheer amount of choice there is nowadays.
What camera has the best features? what's the sharpest lens?Where do you start?
Well, these two sites are fantastic tools to help you make the right choice.
As summer gets under way, the workshops are also hotting up!
I have two brand new themes for you that will help you get more customers and also help you make more time for yourself during your busy lifestyle.
Create a Photography Business Marketing Strategy &
Time management for 'Togs are the two new titles.
Sound good? Want to know more?
When it comes to self promotion the best way to do it is to get someone else to do it for you!
So here's few testimonials from some of the attendees of past workshops that I have delivered recently at Calumet Photographic
If you are interested in learning the basics in Photography and also get a chance to put your learning into practice, then I can help you get started with great results, quickly!
So, what are other people saying about these workshops?
There are a numer of factors that will determine whether your photographs looks great: Lighting, Composition, Exposure, Angle, to name a few.
But there is one thing that when you realise what it is will make you look at photography in a new way and also help you create images that really capture peoples attention!
Before I reveal it, what do you think it is?
Summer's here and the time is right for Photographing in the streets!
Well, it's nearly here but it's still a great time to dust off your DSLR and get out & about.
If you're quite new to Photography or you've got all the gear and no idea, then this is a great workshop for you to learn or refresh your knowledge of the the basics and pick up some handy tips and techniques for improving your Photography in a group setting with a qualified, experienced tutor.
Want to know more?....
What a great start to the new year!
Firstly, I am very grateful that I am based in Birmingham and not in some areas of the south, as beautiful as they are it doesn't look as good under 2 feet of water.
Secondly, as well as hosting 2 walkabout workshops and running a new promotion I have also found a new home... in Paradise!
Having a great camera can help get a good quality image but it’s largely useless without the skill of the photographer using it.
The best way to do this is to train yourself to see as a camera does and so learn to speak the language of Image.
So, to make this fun, let’s pretend we’re a camera!
(remember pretending you were a tree in drama classes?)
Wow, well it's been quite a week, traditionally it's the time of year to start winding down work and look forward to taking a load off and enjoying the holidays.
As an entrepreneur, your life doesn't follow a predictable calendar, when the opportunities arise you go with the flow and it's been quite a flow over the last week...
The word 'Selfie' has made it into the Oxford dictionary which means that it's here to stay for a while.
Whether you love or loathe them, seems like everybody's doing it and I think that if you are going to do it, do it right!
There are lots of apps and filters that can help tidy up a picture but it's much better to get it right in the first place.
So here's 5 ways to take better self portraits..
I am a Photographer based in Birmingham who likes to see people in their best light!