The Photography show 2017

On Sunday I went to this year’s Photography show; this 4-day event runs from Saturday 18th to Tuesday 21st March at the Birmingham NEC. Like previous years, I visited the show with my friend Richard Brown; the only difference is that he drove this year as I no longer have a car. Richard has already... Continue Reading →

LCE Photo and Optics Show 2015

Two weeks on Wednesday is this year's London Camera Exchange's Photo and Optics show. I have been attending the show for the last few years now and it gets bigger and better every year, it's a testament to the hard work that's put into this by the LCE staff not only in Lincoln but further... Continue Reading →

Handling the OM-D E-M5 Mark II

Yesterday I had to go to the Firth road post office in Lincoln to pick up a couple of parcels. The post office isn't far from the High Street branch of Lincoln's London Camera Exchange so I decided to pop in on the way back and say hello if they weren't to busy (I don't... Continue Reading →

Olympus thoughts after a month

I have now had my Olympus OM-D E-M1 camera for just over 1 month (purchased on 5th November) although it seems much longer for two reasons. The first is that I had decided to go for the E-M1 over a month before I purchased it at the LCE Photo and Optics show; there were a... Continue Reading →

The Wedding Photography Business

Last Monday (8th December) I was lucky enough to be invited to another Olympus organised training event; unlike the previous one with Damian McGillicuddy this one didn’t cost me anything – thank you Olympus :). The event called “The Wedding Photography Business” had another Olympus Ambassador in attendance – Rob Pugh and like Damian was... Continue Reading →

The Olympus Big Shoot Experience

On Thursday and Friday last week I was fortunate enough to attend two days of the three day “Big Shoot Experience” with Damian McGillicuddy and his team. Over the two days a number of photographers and I were given an insight into how Damian and his team create and produce portfolio grade photographs. I had... Continue Reading →

Light Meters

Ever since I started taking pictures I have never once used a light-meter I was always of the opinion that the meter in the camera was always up to the job; if it wasn't "quite right" you just applied some exposure compensation. With practice you could also apply this before taking the picture depending on... Continue Reading →

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