Category Archives: Photography

Photography ups and downs. The highs and lows of trying to make a living from the thing you love

Age is a mindset (Arthur 78)

The story of a remarkable man Arthur: Age: 78 Born: 1935 Ladywood, Birmingham UK Arthur has a motto in life, “if you always do what you’ve always done, you will always get what you have always got.” Arthur has many passions … Continue reading

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Editing photos with examples (continued)

Hello again, My rule is simple, start with a good a base image and editing will be a breeze. This blog update will cover capturing the image following on from my last blog update which can be found right here  … Continue reading

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Editing photos with examples

It seems forever since I last updated my blog but as they say, “better late than never.” The following images are snapshot of my editing at different stages from straight out of camera (SOC) to the mid point and finally … Continue reading

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Dying trades in photos

This is the first set in a series of photographs that aims to capture age-old professions that are no longer popular or are dying out through technological advances. Hand engraver Terry Campbell has been working in the Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham UK for the … Continue reading

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Photography and Editing

A before and after photo edit, not sure showing the before shots is a good idea, but what the hell….     Enjoy Jon

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The real cost?

Glassblowing what an amazing art form and so fascinating to watch. The blackboard above the glassblowers head informs visitors to her workshop that when she first setup the workshop her gas bill was £80 per week, that figure has now gone … Continue reading

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Human Traffic

The beauty of architecture, engineering and design can be found all around us if we just pause for a moment and look. The photograph above is an example of amazing shape and form, it is a modern building used for … Continue reading

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