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The Photography Show 2019

What a weekend! Having returned from our annual visit to The Photography Show at the NEC in Birmingham, it is time to review the event. On arrival we headed straight over to see our good friends William and Ashley from … Continue reading

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How do you see your images?

How do see your images? Is this on a smartphone? A tablet? A laptop? Or do you even get prints made somewhere? The reason for the question is – if your images are only stored electronically, are you sure that … Continue reading

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STC Astro Multispectra Clip Filter

In this article we are testing the STC Astro Multispectra Clip Filter. What exactly is this filter and what does it do? The filter as with all clip filters from STC, fits inside the camera body in front of the … Continue reading

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OLYMPUS FL-LM3 FLASH

HOWEVER I OWN A PANASONIC GX 8 ! Tech Spec: Guide No. – 29.86′ (9.1 m) ISO100 Exposure Control – TTL Vari-Power – 1/1,  1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/16, 1/32, 1/64 Bounce Head – 0° to +90° Swivel Head – left and … Continue reading

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Landscape Photographer of the Year 2018

Off we went to Waterloo Station to visit this annual exhibition of UK landscape photographers. This exhibition also tours the rest of the UK via the rail system; below you’ll find the venues and dates: London Bridge – 18 February … Continue reading

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COULD A BORING BOOK BE INTERESTING?

   Why should you own this boring book? Or should you own any book at all? I currently have the ‘Boring Postcards’ book (on Loan).  The images inside ‘Boring Postcards’ are, in fact, a historical document of the times, values … Continue reading

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The Photography Show 2019

How time flies! It is almost the time of year for Mark and I make our annual trip to the NEC in Birmingham for The Photography Show. (16th- 19th March 2019) How busy will it be? What can we expect … Continue reading

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What do you look at or see?

What do you look at or see? Are you De-Sensitised? This is a personal observation of my experiences recently as an Exhibitor and at Exhibitions. The story behind this picture is that I was on a purposeful walk in conversation … Continue reading

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“The Salt of the Earth”

A REVIEW OF “The Salt of the Earth” A DVD BY Wim Wenders and JULIANO RIBEIRO SALGADO This film is the perfect introduction about the life and works of one of my favourite photographers, Mr Sebastião Salgado. This film is … Continue reading

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2019 DEVELOPING THE ART

Our Self Expression      GCM’s plans for this year: That both Colin and myself take more images. Colin will be making more use of his film 5×4 camera as well as his film pinhole camera. Moving from no flash to … Continue reading

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