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Shot on Fleetwood beach.
Join us on our six-day, seven-night Experience Bulgaria Photo Tour (August 4th-11th, 2018).
Our fourth Throwback Thursday, based on a shot of Rhowan and Harmony from 2005.
Our third Throwback Thursday post, based on an image from 2013: a shot of Barnhill, a remote house on the Isle of Jura.
This is the first in a series of Throwback Thursday posts, based on an image shot during our 2012 Venice Carnival Photo Tour.
Shot during a recent one-to-one training session on Blackpool seafront. It was a windy day 🙂
Never let it be said that the Nightingale family don’t take Halloween seriously 🙂
Shot earlier today on Blackpool seafront. This is a 320s exposure, taken with a Formatt-Hitech 16 stop ND filter.
Shot today during the second day of a one-to-one training session. This is a 85s exposure, taken with a Formatt-Hitech 16 stop ND filter.
Shot earlier today during a one-to-one training session. This is a 125s exposure, taken with a Formatt-Hitech 16 stop ND filter.
Another shot taken with my IR converted X-E2. Again, this was channel swapped in PS but then processed to produce a colder feel than my previous image.
Shot today on my infrared converted X-E2. I then swapped the channels in Photoshop (hence the blue sky), brightened the shadows, and added some contrast.
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The first of my images from Porto, shot while Anna Gunn and I wandered around the city to prep for my Shoot The Street workshop for the #portophotofest later this week.
Full details regarding ‘The Art of Black & White Photography, Assignments’, our online four-week assignments based class.
I don’t expect much of a response to this one, but there was just something I really liked about the design of the different elements in relation to the red ring of the stop sign. Satisfying.
Another shot of the Buzludzha monument, one of the most striking buildings in Bulgaria (This entry also includes a bit of background history on the monument, including a short film detailing its construction).
A shot of the Buzludzha monument, one of the most striking buildings in Bulgaria. Built to commemorate the formation of the Bulgarian socialist movement, it’s now abandoned, neglected, and for the most part ignored.
A shot of the (not quite so) eternal flame at Shipka Monument, originally lit to commemorate the 1877 battle for the Shipka pass: fought between the Russians and Bulgarians and the Ottoman Empire.
It’s been a while since I posted anything new on the photoblog so I thought I’d add this one: shot last week when we visited the Shipka Monument.
Keep to the left. No, not that far !!!!
A brief summary and gallery of images shot with the Fujinon Fujinon XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR, Fujifilm’s telephoto zoom.
A brief summary and gallery of images shot with the Fujinon Fujinon XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR, Fujifilm’s standard zoom.
A brief summary and gallery of images shot with the Fujinon XF 90mm f/2 R LM WR, one of Fuji’s sharpest portrait lenses.
A brief summary and gallery of images shot with the Fujinon XF 56mm f/1.2 R, one of Fuji’s sharpest portrait lenses.
A brief summary and gallery of images shot with the Fujinon XF 35mm f/2 R WR, one of the best Fujinon lenses for street photography.
A brief summary and gallery of images shot with the Fujinon XF 14mm f/2.8 R, one of the best Fujinon lenses for landscape and architectural photography.
A brief summary and gallery of images shot with the Fujinon XF 10-24mm f/4 R OIS, one of the best Fujinon lenses for landscape & architectural photography.
The end of the old pier at St. Annes.
Shot in Hong Kong, during the protests in 2014.
Shot back in 2012, this was a long exposure taken just after sunset. As you can see, if you take a look at the original, I processed this one to bring out the detail on the horizon and in the rather unusual clouds.
The Curves tool is the most powerful & flexible of Photoshop’s tools, but often the least understood. This article will bring you up to speed.
Join us on our five-day, six-night Venice Carnival Photo Tour to photograph one of the most colourful, historical, and visually exciting festivals in the world! (February 6th-11th, 2018).
Another shot from our recent Venice Carnival Photo Tour, shot on the way back from Burano.
Dragging the shutter at dawn. Shot at San Marco, during our Venice Carnival Photo Tour.
I’m not entirely sure I can tell you why I like this shot as much as I do, but it’s one of my favourites from our recent trip to Venice.
In October of 2016 Fabio Thian and I took a small group of students to Venice for our three day Experience Venice Photo Tour. Here’s a brief summary of our trip.
Rules are meant to be broken every once in a while.
Shot at Salute in Venice, during our 2016 Venice Carnival Photo Tour.
Shot in Manchester, near Thomas Street in the Northern Quarter.
One Angel Square: the head office of the Co-operative Group, and one of the most sustainable large building in Europe.
Another shot from my recent street photography workshop for the Redeye Academy. This one was fairly easy to title.
The first new image on the new site, taken during a recent street photography workshop for Redeye.
In September 2017 David presented his Shoot the Street workshop and Creating Dramatic Images masterclass at the inaugural Porto Photography Festival. Fellow instructors included John Stanmeyer, Penny de los Santos, Cradoc Bagshaw, Sara Lando and Norman Maslov.
A short post about the history and current status of our ‘old’ photoblog.
Find out how to add dynamic clipping warnings in Photoshop that will provide you with immediate visual feedback on any shadow, highlight or channel clipping.
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So, here’s where we’re at, and here’s how we got here …