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[Photography] I’m This Month’s PhotoPlus Magazine Apprentice – In the Shops NOW…!!!

For those of you that are not aware my dream is to one day become a Professional Photographer travelling and photographing this amazing World we live in. I’ve been very fortunate to meet and speak to some great photographers along the way and I...

[Photography] If you’ve lost a screw on your Manfrotto Tripod….

Somehow and somewhere one of the screws/ bolts on the legs of my Manfrotto 055XPROB tripod had fallen off. After checking the rest were not loose (none of the others were so bizarre this particular one worked lose), it was decision time. Go to a camera...

[Photography] Where I’ll be on Sunday: Architectural Interior Photography (Superclass) with Alan Carville

I can’t wait for Sunday as I’ll be attending an “ Architectural Interior Photography (Superclass) ” being run by   Alan Carville who is “ an award winning, internationally published and exhibited photographer located on the islands of Malta. Specialising...

[News] Microsoft unveils Slate Tablet PC

Microsoft has unveiled the new Slate Tablet PC which is basically a cut down, thinner and lighter version of the Tablet PC designed especially to run Windows 7 applications. Depending on the price these could make a great tool for viewing photos on. For...

[Photography] Burj Khalifa becomes the World’s Tallest building

Towering in at a MASSIVE 828m (2,716ft) high the Burj Khalifa has become the World’s Tallest building. When I was lucky enough to be in Middle East last August working on a ConfigMgr OSD solution for a Middle East Energy company we decided to work longer...

[Photography] V&A: Gargoyles and Shadows - Gothic Architecture and 19th-Century Photography

I was looking through the future exhibitions at the V&A in London and noticed this one. Need to plan another trip to the V&A ;-) Drawing on the V&A's rich holdings of 19th-century photographs, this display will examine the relationship...

[Photography] EOS 5D Mark II Firmware Update Version 1.2.4

I’ve just discovered this firmware upgrade for the 5D Mark II which includes the following two improvements/ fixes: Supports the WFT-E4 II wireless file transmitter that was released in December 2009. Corrects a phenomenon in which visible noise may appear...

[Photography] Steve McCurry: The Unguarded Moment

I saw this article on the Telegraph's website and was blown away by the image of the Goat herder in Yemen (image 3). I need to add Yemen to the list of “Places to Visit” (it would probably be easier to start a list instead of places NOT to visit)...

[Photography] Lightroom 3 Beta Available – Free until April 2010

I’ve always been a bit confused over the choice of editing software for digital photos be it Photoshop, Lightroom, Paintshop Pro,or even the software that Canon ships with their cameras. I had a quick dabble with Lightroom 2.x and LOVED the ability to...

[Photography] Points of View: Capturing the 19th Century in Photographs at the British Library

Looks like I need to be making a trip to British Library between now and the 7th March for this free exhibition: “An exhibition that signals the welcome public debut of one of the world’s great photographic collections” Financial Times Find out more ...

[Misc] A World Record Broken...

What would you do with £80 million? Big house? Flash sports car? Holiday Villa? Well personally none of that is for me. If I had a fraction of this I’d LOVE to be able to travel the world with my camera capturing it’s beauty and man’s achievements starting...

[Photography] Microsoft Live Labs introduces Photosynth, a breakthrough visual medium

For Release 5 a.m. Aug. 21, 2008 Microsoft Live Labs Introduces Photosynth, a Breakthrough Visual Medium Share more than photos; share an experience. READING...
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Top tips for organizing your digital photo collection

With many of you probably getting a new digital camera for Xmas here's a list of useful tips to help you organise your pictures once you've taken...
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How to turn off the Flash on a Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T1

Following on from my post about making sure you know how to turn off your flash this post explains how to control the flash on the Sony DSC-T1. This camera...
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A MUST for your suitcase wherever your take your camera...

I can't explain what happened to me earlier in the year but I was taking pictures with my trusty Sony Cybershot in Lisbon when I got the urge to start...
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