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​Several people have asked how I create the drop shadow frames for the photos I show on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. There are many ways of doing this but I thought it would be helpful to illustrate the steps I go through to create these. I use Photoshop CC for this. Resize image…
Posted in: Technical tips,
​I’m off to London tomorrow and am really looking forward to speaking for Outdoor Photography Magazine at Excel London. I’ve been writing on and off for Outdoor Photography since 2004 (gulp) and it was a huge honour to be invited to speak. Two shores, Tso Pangong, Ladakh…
Posted in: News,
​I almost decided against doing a review this year - for a variety of reasons, not least of which is the fact that they can be incredibly time consuming. In the past two years, I’ve chosen one picture from each month - twelve pictures take a little while to choose and to talk about.…
Posted in: Image of the month,
​Who’d have thought something as beautiful and innocuous as trees, surrounded by mist, could be such a contentious subject? For those of you blissfully unaware of the latest storm to hit the photographic world on twitter, it seems that misty trees have become the latest cliché!…
Posted in: Photographic musings,
​It’s taken me a while to find the time to add this to my site, but I was thrilled to discover the weekend before last that I had won the Living the View category of LPOTY 2015 - Landscape Photographer of the Year - with my snowy image from Wensleydale: Zigzag. Zigzag, Wensleydale -…
Posted in: News,