A Selection Of Darktable Styles – Part 2

Darktable has its own presets that are known as Styles. They’re a powerful and useful part of editing in Darktable, and they can be great starting points to give your images a consistent look and feel. As a major contributor to Fujifilm film simulation “recipes”, it’s been at the back of my mind for aContinue reading “A Selection Of Darktable Styles – Part 2”

How important is it to photograph in raw instead of jpeg? A different reason to consider!

A question we’ve all heard asked a million times… “Do you shoot raw or jpeg”? The answer to which is generally answered by the questions, “yes”, “no” and “both”. Numerous polls conducted over the years show between the yes and no camp, it’s around 50/50, so, how important is it to photograph using raw insteadContinue reading “How important is it to photograph in raw instead of jpeg? A different reason to consider!”

A Long Overdue Portrait Shoot

For many years I’ve been planning on having a selfie-portrait shoot. Today I had a spare 90 minutes, so gathered up all my gear (camera, black backdrop, flash etc) and proceeded to take photos of myself, for myself. A learning curve if you will, to find myself and to find a part of my photographyContinue reading “A Long Overdue Portrait Shoot”

Swansea Architecture, People And Marina

There are times when you go out and everything is just right. The weather, the location and the company you are in all meld into the perfect storm for taking images. Swansea is always a fantastic place to take photographs, but sadly I don’t visit the area enough, so this visit was very special asContinue reading “Swansea Architecture, People And Marina”