Category Archives: For Photographers

Leica 100-400 for Bird and Nature Photography with High ISO

Leica 100-400 for Bird and Nature Photography with High ISO. If you’ve seen my last two or three blog posts you’ll have noticed that I’m in the process of assessing the undeniably unique Panasonic Leica 100-400 lens. What I mean is, it’s uniquely small

Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmar 100-400 mm f4.0-6.3 Field Review

Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmar 100-400 mm f4.0-6.3 Field Review Over the last year a number of wildlife photographers have been asking when I’ll be reviewing either the new Olympus 300mm f4 lens or the Panasonic Leica 100-400. It certainly surprised many of those people

Animal and Wildlife Photography Training South East, Simple Compositions

Animal and Wildlife Photography Training South East, Simple Compositions I had a new photographer contact me recently expressing a great deal of frustration about her photographic progress – or lack of, to be precise. This lovely lady has been trying to capture pleasing

Interview, Olympus Magazine July 2013

As many of you will know, I now use the Olympus OMD EM-5 for most of my work, be it my people portraiture or my animal and wildlife photography. The importance of carrying as little weight as possible should never be underestimated and I know from personal experience how

Panasonic 100-300 | Wildlife Photography Sussex

Panasonic 100-300 | Wildlife Photography Sussex The Panasonic 100-300 lens tends to get something of a mixed bag of reviews. I put this down to two things. Firstly with any super zoom or “super tele zoom” there’s quite a lot going on internally and therefore

Choosing the Right Kit for Nature Photography | Canon 5D MkIII and Olympus OMD

Choosing the Right Kit for Nature Photography | Canon 5D MkIII and Olympus OMD Choosing the right kit for nature photography often causes confusion and these days you really don’t need to spend the earth in order to put together a competent system. What you choose depends

Animal and Pet Photography | The Importance of Practice

One of the questions I’m most frequently asked is “I want to learn how to take pictures of animals but I don’t know where to start”. The simple answer is that there are animals pretty much everywhere. Friends and neighbours are bound to have pets and are

Pet Portraits Surrey | Animal and Pet Photography as a Business

I’m always flattered and a little amazed by the enquiries I receive about my work. I don’t always get time to reply to every e-mail, so hopefully this post will help in answering some of the questions I’m asked most frequently. Very often the photographers who get in touch are

Animal Photography Tips, Pet Photographer West Sussex}

Recently we’ve been asked more and more if we can provide training in pet and animal photography. Aside from the time spent writing a course, planning it, and delivering it, there are a number of costs and responsibilities which also need to be addressed. All of this we

Canon 55-250mm IS Mini Review

Canon 55-250mm IS Mini Review As a general rule, lower end lenses lack the rugged build quality and weather sealing that the pro-lenses feature, and of course lower end lenses are generally much slower than professional lenses (in that they have variable and smaller maximum

Photography And The Law

Ever wondered if it’s OK to take pictures at some of the events or places you visit?  Are you unsure as to how you can legally use your images? Whether you’re a professional photographer or a casual hobbyist visit some of the articles on our Blog: ‘Rights and

What Kit? {Professional Pet Photography}

What kit do you need in order to photograph pets?  Any. Pro or learner, the quality of your image depends on your understanding of exposure, depth of field, composition, framing, lighting, and a dozen more variables which are limited only by your own creativity.

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