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Category Archives: Equipment

Talk At The Apple Store – San Francisco

I’m giving a talk at the Apple Store in San Francisco, on September 11th, 2015, at 6PM. I’ll be talking about my commercial work, my landscape work, and the work made on my iPhone. I’ll also explain how I use various iPhone and iPad apps to help me the with both the planning, and the […]

‘A Journey Into Landscape Photography’ Standing Room Only

I’d like to say a big thank you to the events team at the Apple Store in Covent Garden, for firstly inviting me to speak, and secondly for putting on last nights event. I’m pleased to say that it was standing room only in the end, so I’d also like to thank everyone who took […]

‘A Journey Into Landscape Photography’ A talk at The Apple Store, Covent Garden

I’m giving a talk at the Apple Store, Covent Garden, on August 12th, 2015. ‘A Journey Into Landscape Photography’ To register, go here.

Treasured Cameras

Shooting various elements for a promo piece yesterday, including some of my treasured cameras. To clear up a recent question.. The originals for the promo piece, which is destined for high end print, were shot on an IQ180, and a set of those images were replicated and processed on the iPhone, using the Snapseed app. […]

ALPA China Calendar 2014

Very pleased to have a page in the Alpa China Calendar 2014. The chosen image, The Sound of Taransay, from Bagh Steinigidh, Isle of Harris – 2012, was shot on an ALPA 12 STC with an Apo-Switar ƒ5.6/36mm and PhaseOne IQ180 MFDB.

The most photographed mountain in Scotland

Just back from a productive week of shooting personal work in the Glen Orchy and Glen Coe area of the Scottish Highlands. The weather delivered everything that I could have hoped for, Hoar frost, Ice and a timely dump of snow. Watch this space for the finished imagery (you can subscribe to the blog for […]

Neil Barstow’s in town

Having just taken delivery of an Epson Stylus Pro 4900, we needed to create custom ICC profiles for the papers we use, so we’ve had Neil Barstow in the studio for a couple of days, printing.. measuring.. printing and measuring.. Neil has looked after our colour accuracy needs for the past 10 years, from the […]

Useful equipment. No. 1 – The Umbrella

People are often asking me about the equipment that I use and favour, so I thought from time to time I’d post some behind the scenes pictures, featuring various useful bits and bobs. This has to be one of the most useful items.. my Jack Wolfskin Weather Report vented umbrella. Perfect in wet and gusty […]

Profoto D1 Air Monolights

Profoto are using one of the images from my ongoing ‘People in Landscape’ portfolio series, in their D1 Air ad campaign. I’ve been using the excellent Profoto Pro 7b battery system for many years now, and two summers ago decided to add a number of D1 1000 Air and D1 500 Air monolights to the […]

Hand held 5×4

I read recently of a photographer experimenting with shooting hand held with a technical camera and it reminded of the custom build project I undertook a few years back. I was shooting a job where we needed to be able pan the camera in any direction and achieve bill board quality from the scans.. so […]