Andalusian Light Show

Last night Andalusia provided a spectacular send off to our week in the Sun, lighting up the vineyard and the distant mountains beyond. Shooting Notes I’ve not taken lighting strikes before and this seemed too good an opportunity to miss, so we stood out in the rain at 1am and continuously pressed the shutter hoping to … More Andalusian Light Show

Beautiful Bokeh, Super Sharp – Sony RX1 & Sigma DP3 Merrill

A few days ago I snapped away at the owl using the Sony RX1 and the Sigma DP3. The result, for me, is a great example of the strengths of both cameras. Having to get up close with the RX1 combined with f2.0 equals really shallow DoF,  and I love the the creamy background. The Sigma on the other hand, taken … More Beautiful Bokeh, Super Sharp – Sony RX1 & Sigma DP3 Merrill

The NEC Photography Show – One Year On

With the 2015 Photography Show just around the corner it’s time for a quick retrospective. This time last year I’d Ebayed my D800 and collection of heavy Nikon glass I’d built up over the years. Photography had ceased to be fun; the lenses were too heavy to drag around; the high resolution sensor was, in my hands, over sensitive to … More The NEC Photography Show – One Year On