Affinity Photo


New photo editor ...more

Free Wordpress website


Free wordpress ...more

Moving from Fuji to Canon


Why I moved to Fuji ...more



Yes – I’d never heard of them either but with the delivery of my Fuji XT2 ever nearer I discovered that Fuji ownership had a fantastic benefit of a year free subscription to a Pixelrights Pro website so I joined up ...more

gitzo gt3530ls


This is probably the last tripod I will ever buy – my only wish is that instead of buying 2 or 3 cheaper ones first I had found this tripod. Tripods give us a way to make the camera platform as steady as possible and as a result the early tripods were no more than a solid surface with legs. ...more

Donna Nook Seals


Trip to see the seals at Donna Nook complete with a new gallery. Link here for more information on viewing the seals. ...more

Exposure Triangle


The exposure triangle is a useful way of describing the relationship between the three aspects of exposure. Each corner of the triangle represents one of the three variables, aperture, shutter speed and ISO. Adjusting just one of these will make the photo darker or brighter and will change the appearance of the photo based on what you have changed. E.g. using a longer shutter speed will introduce motion blur to your photo but also make the photo brighter (increased exposure) due to more light hitting the sensor. The easiest way to understand it is to see the picture. ...more

Fuji X-T2


First Impressions – have now had the Fuji X-T2 for a few weeks and I have to say that after a few initial misgivings I have got more used to it and have discovered that the image quality from the 24 mega pixel sensor is superb, the camera handles brilliantly and although a steep learning curve most of the controls seem to be very intuitive. ...more

Latest News


2016 saw us off to The Pyrenees to photograph butterflies and flowers for two weeks in the sunshine of the south of France. Now still going through over 2500 images of butterflies, birds and landscapes. Fantastic weather, fantastic walking and amazing butterflies – we saw over 80 species and there will be a full review of the trips shortly. Booked with Borderline Holidays (Peter Derbyshire and Jude Lock) who arranged for us to stay at Hotel Le Central in Bareges where we were looked after exceptionally well. ...more

French Pyrenees 2016


Trip to Bareges in the French Pyrenees - butterfly walks guided by Jude Lock from Borderline Holidays ...more

Marsh Fritillary


Marsh Fritillary egg batch ...more