35mm film digitising with a DSLR

“Well, shake me down with a wobbly tripod.”

Marcus. Big chap.

Photos – from back in 2014 – for a body-builders’ magazine cover competition. Re-edited just now to add some punch that was lacking in the originals.

San Jorge, Alcalá de los Gazules, 2019

Homemade Doomfist

#1 son made this Overwatch themed cosplay arm for fun. He’s gone into the detail of building this Doomfist arm over on his own model making and cosplay blog.      

Flamenco, Jerez

“Know the town quite well” – I thought. But yesterday I was shown a treat. Right in the town centre, a stone’s throw from Plaza Arenal – an excellent flamenco show by Iván de Manuela Carpio (singin’), Melisa Picón (dancin’)… Continue Reading →

Studio, grey.

The new studio space. First victims are known to me.

The pop-up bull ring, Alcalá de los Gazules, 2018

Cosplay portraits, Salon Manga Jerez, 2016

Here’s a load of cosplay portraits I took at Salon Manga Jerez this year whilst accompanying #1 son. I found a lovely quiet spot in front of a handy dark backdrop – and they kept coming! Incredible costumes. The event… Continue Reading →

Staff head shots

Some of the beautiful people I work with!

Goat milking, Alcalá de los Gazules, 2014

Ordeño de cabra

Romería and Octava, Alcalá de los Gazules, 2013

Brighton, August Bank Holiday 2013. Mods and scooters!

La descorcha, Alcalá de los Gazules, 2013

Villa Mirador Marbella (photography)

Photographs of Villa Mirador Marbella to accompany the property minisite.  

VR photography for the web

VR requirements: Flash (NOT Java or QTVR); full screen; ease of implementation via CMS; hotspots; For stitching the daddy seems to be RealViz Stitcher. Clearly. There many tools based on the opensource Panorama Tools out there. But under the nasty… Continue Reading →

Flickr fool

P[hotographic w]ork flow Flickr. Been using it for years – with periodic hiatus[es] – always worried about losing pictures to sneaky internet thievery – and at the same time wondering how to keep a proper archive of my photos. Restricted… Continue Reading →

A digital compact to get excited about?

The best [and only!] wide-angle photographer’s compact to come to market in ten years. Or so it seems. There have been many quality compacts produced since digital imaging came of age. You know those arrogant/insecure youths strutting about showing off… Continue Reading →

The best Flickr add-ons/plugins/mashups…

According to Photojojo that is. Look here for their list. It’s a good one. SmartSetr is an instant fave; does smart sets like iTunes et al.

Need to know sunrise, noon and sunset times?

I looked and I looked and I looked. In the wrong places, obviously. In the end I found a site that calculated the local time of sunrise, noon and sunset. There it goes for posterity.

Costa del Sol property photos

High-end property photos taken whilst working on OPTV Magazine for MRI Property on the Costa del Sol.  

P*orkflow part two

P[hotographic w]ork flow (early 2008) So, why the hog of a workflow?

Photo book printing

Just received delivery of another photo book from Apple, the fourth book I’ve sent off to them in as many years. The quality is really very good for digital print – so much better than the first one I received… Continue Reading →

Nikon, full frame!

I’m so excited and I just can’t hide it And I know, I know, I know, I know, I know I want you er… Anyway, the D3 is announced – my desire to get into full frame digital may well… Continue Reading →

P*orkflow

*P[hotography-w]orkflow Currently a mix of Bridge, Graphic Converter, Photoshop, iPhoto and Flickr. Photo workflow aint good. Throw in a bit of terminal action jhead -mkexif when stuck with [enjoying] 35mm film. Oh – add Flickr Uploadr and Google Earth for… Continue Reading →

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