I recently ventured into a local forest to indulge in a little light painting with two fellow photographers, Rachel Riley and Baxter Bradford. If you’ve never tried it before, I strongly recommend giving it a go as it’s great fun and the results can be incredible.
Follow this link to find out how to get creative with light painting.
I recently visited Crosby Beach near Liverpool to photograph Antony Gormley’s Another Place for Camera Jabber. I had a very narrow time window in which to shoot but got lucky with a break in the weather coinciding with the tide hitting the right level. Follow this link to read how I got on shooting a few long exposure images.
If you’re new to photography the Nikon D3400 is a great choice of camera. It produces superb results and has an excellent Guide Mode that will help you learn more about your new hobby. It also has more advanced shooting options including shutter priority, aperture priority and manual exposure to keep you happy when you’ve gained in experience and confidence. Find out more in my Nikon D3400 review for Camera Jabber.
I thought it would be interesting to find out what some professional OM-D E-M1 users think of the new Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II. You can find out on Camera Jabber
The X-T2 is the replacement to the popular Fuji X-T1 and is a superb camera with much improved automatic focusing that enables you to shoot fast moving sport. The new sensor also captures larger images with bags of detail and nice contrast to create very attractive results. Read more in my Fuji X-T2 review.