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My Top Five Photography Podcasts

September 23, 2019 - Are you a podcast fan? I must admit that for a long while I couldn’t see the point of podcasts but when I started to wo...
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Thoughts On New Cameras

June 11, 2019 - I make no secret of the fact that I have very little interest in photography equipment. I’ve been shooting with a full f...
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My Year With Unconventional Lenses – An Update

October 24, 2017 - It’s rather ironic that having a creative business sometimes means that we have so little time to follow that creative p...
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Start Where You Are

October 05, 2017 - Start Where you are…… It’s a rather well known phrase and I seem to keep stumbling across it recently. I usually see it...
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On The Edges – My Year With Unconventional Lenses

July 18, 2017 - Last week I was lucky enough to spend a few days on Anglesey with my daughter. I was even luckier that the weather was k...
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On Making Time To Create

June 15, 2017 - I’m sure that every creative business owner sets off on their business journey thinking they will spend much of their da...
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Why Lensbaby?

May 30, 2017 - 2017 is my “Year of Unconventional Lenses” and it’s turned out to be the year that I’ve fallen back in love with my Lens...
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Happy World Book Day!

March 01, 2017 - I have to confess at being a little confused by World Book Day. My own daughter has long since left school and I don’t...
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Perfectionism vs Creativity – On Letting Go Of The Need To Conform

February 28, 2017 - “Perfect photographs do not move the heart” David DuChemin – The Vision Driven Photographer One of my favourite photogr...
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Three Intentions In One!

February 10, 2017 - Three of my new year intentions all wrapped up into one photograph. I’ve spent so long saying I’d love to have a go at c...
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New Year, New Intentions

January 05, 2017 - It seems like just about everyone has been talking and writing about new years resolutions this year, whether they are g...
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Autumn, Where Did It Go?

December 01, 2016 - Well here in the UK winter suddenly landed a few days ago, we had the first real frosts and some really cold weather. I’...
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Have I found My Missing?

November 17, 2016 - If you follow the blog you may have read my recent post about the feeling that something is missing (if you didn’t see i...
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When Dreams Come True

May 16, 2016 - Have you ever taken steps to make a dream come true? Part way through this morning I remembered a dream I’d had last ni...
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Finding Mozart

May 02, 2016 - I’m currently on a mission to find some beautiful old books to use in my still life and product photography. You really...
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Photographing Feelings

April 19, 2016 - I’m very fortunate to be a frequent visitor to the south of Scotland and when I’m there I love to go walking around a lo...
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Seen Differently……

March 29, 2016 - Last week a regular coffee and bacon sandwich get together with a couple of photographer friends surprisingly turned int...
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What Does “Making” Mean To Me?

March 15, 2016 - In my last post I mentioned that I’d stumbled across a couple of bloggers who were sharing inspiring creative challenges...
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The Year In Books

March 08, 2016 - If you’ve been following the blog for a while you’ve probably realised that I’m a big fan of creative challenges or proj...
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New Year, New Photography Challenge?

January 02, 2016 - Happy New Year! Do you start the year with resolutions, or do you prefer to set some goals, have some aims and maybe so...
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Take Ten – Exercising that Creative Muscle

November 19, 2015 - Creativity, it’s a funny old thing isn’t it? As creatives we often sit and wait for inspiration to strike before we do...
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Portraits Without Faces – November Photo Challenge

November 04, 2015 - A couple of weeks ago I came across this article on the BBC website, if you don’t have time to read it right now it’s an...
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A Ball Of String and An Enamel Plate

September 28, 2015 - There’s times when I’m shopping alone that I’m really, really glad that I don’t have anyone with me. Like yesterday. I w...
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When Inspiration Strikes, 10 Minutes of Creative Macro Photography

August 24, 2015 - Inspiration. It’s a funny thing, its often there when you need to call on it but other times its just nowhere to be foun...
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Bringing Back Memories – And They Aren’t All Good !!

June 24, 2015 - Isn’t strange how the smallest of things can trigger a whole load of forgotten memories? Photographs are the obvious mem...
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My Defining Moment – If I Could Give Just One Tip

June 18, 2015 - People often ask how I got interested in photography and I tell them about a series of chance happenings that lead to me...
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More Small Things & Creativity

June 04, 2014 - Isn’t it funny how it only takes something small to kick start a rush of creativity? I recently discovered the VSCOCAM a...
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Inspired by Art

May 20, 2014 - A couple of weeks ago I declared Monday a weekend (because that’s allowed when you work for yourself, and to be fair I’d...
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