Timeless Portraits with Mimimal Kit and in Limited Space

Thoroughly enjoyed yesterday being involved with both The Photography Show LIVE here in the UK and the Portrait Masters LIVE event in the USA. Each of the 4 sessions I had running acorss both events were followed with a LIVE Q&A session and it was so good to see...

My 49th Birthday and the NHS Spitfire

Wednesday just gone was my 49th Birthday and despite me usually not being one for wanting to make a big deal of it, this one was really special... Here's too is the video created by the Aircraft Restorastion Company, the owners of the NHS Spitifre, that explains more...

The Portrait Masters and The Photography Show

September is a busy month for Photography Conferences and Events with both the Sue Bryce Portrait Masters AND The Photography Show kicking off on Monday September 21st. I'm really happy to have been asked to present during both events that due to the current Worldwide...

How to Calibrate your Display

Note: On Saturday 21st September 2020 at 12.15pm (UK) I am presenting a 30 minute session during the Photography Show Online about Calibration and Printing; you can Register and Watch this for FREE by CLICKING HERE.I shudder to think how much time and money I wasted...

How I mount my Prints

Nothing beats seeing your images in print but when it comes to presenting them to someone, to go the extra mile and put them into a mount really does make it extra special. Of course it's more of an investment to do this, but how much exactly? Well as an example, the...

Go Low: Hiding Backgrounds in your Portraits

It's amazing how different a location becomes when you change not just your camera position but also the height. In the picture below you can see the only location I had to take the portrait of Sheep Farmer Donald where there was a flat section of dry stone wall;...

On Location: Donald the Sheep Farmer

This past Saturday I was over in South Wales photographing Donald; an 81 year of Sheep Farmer on his farm in the beautiful Afan Valley... Helped as ever by my great friends Ian Munro and Anthony Crothers this photo shoot was for nothing in particular other than me...

Book: Authentic Portraits by Chris Orwig

Had to share this with you after having had Chris Orwig's latest book Authentic Portraits (published by Rocky Nook) for the past week. Here's the review I wrote on Amazon, and yes...I definitely recommend this book... "Ok getting this straight out there...this is the...

Yousuf Karsh: Taming the Lion

One of my all time favourite photographers is the wonderful Yousuf Karsh. His portrait of Prime Minister Winston Churchill taken in December of 1941 is without doubt 'iconic' but so too is the story behind it. In this 2 minute segment Yousuf Karsh explains how he was...

Portraits: Slow Down for Best Results

This past weekend I feel incredibly proud to have been invited to take part in the Sony Kando event. On the Saturday I gave a presentation via the TetherTools booth about my 39-45 Portraits Project but focusing on kit, challenges I have had to overcome and how I deal...
My 49th Birthday and the NHS Spitfire

My 49th Birthday and the NHS Spitfire

Wednesday just gone was my 49th Birthday and despite me usually not being one for wanting to make a big deal of it, this one was really special... Here's too is the video created by the Aircraft Restorastion Company, the owners of the NHS Spitifre, that explains more...

The Portrait Masters and The Photography Show

The Portrait Masters and The Photography Show

September is a busy month for Photography Conferences and Events with both the Sue Bryce Portrait Masters AND The Photography Show kicking off on Monday September 21st. I'm really happy to have been asked to present during both events that due to the current Worldwide...

How to Calibrate your Display

How to Calibrate your Display

Note: On Saturday 21st September 2020 at 12.15pm (UK) I am presenting a 30 minute session during the Photography Show Online about Calibration and Printing; you can Register and Watch this for FREE by CLICKING HERE.I shudder to think how much time and money I wasted...

How I mount my Prints

How I mount my Prints

Nothing beats seeing your images in print but when it comes to presenting them to someone, to go the extra mile and put them into a mount really does make it extra special. Of course it's more of an investment to do this, but how much exactly? Well as an example, the...

Go Low: Hiding Backgrounds in your Portraits

Go Low: Hiding Backgrounds in your Portraits

It's amazing how different a location becomes when you change not just your camera position but also the height. In the picture below you can see the only location I had to take the portrait of Sheep Farmer Donald where there was a flat section of dry stone wall;...

On Location: Donald the Sheep Farmer

On Location: Donald the Sheep Farmer

This past Saturday I was over in South Wales photographing Donald; an 81 year of Sheep Farmer on his farm in the beautiful Afan Valley... Helped as ever by my great friends Ian Munro and Anthony Crothers this photo shoot was for nothing in particular other than me...

Book: Authentic Portraits by Chris Orwig

Book: Authentic Portraits by Chris Orwig

Had to share this with you after having had Chris Orwig's latest book Authentic Portraits (published by Rocky Nook) for the past week. Here's the review I wrote on Amazon, and yes...I definitely recommend this book... "Ok getting this straight out there...this is the...

Yousuf Karsh: Taming the Lion

Yousuf Karsh: Taming the Lion

One of my all time favourite photographers is the wonderful Yousuf Karsh. His portrait of Prime Minister Winston Churchill taken in December of 1941 is without doubt 'iconic' but so too is the story behind it. In this 2 minute segment Yousuf Karsh explains how he was...

Portraits: Slow Down for Best Results

Portraits: Slow Down for Best Results

This past weekend I feel incredibly proud to have been invited to take part in the Sony Kando event. On the Saturday I gave a presentation via the TetherTools booth about my 39-45 Portraits Project but focusing on kit, challenges I have had to overcome and how I deal...

My Photoshop Settings for Facebook / Social Media

My Photoshop Settings for Facebook / Social Media

If you've ever uploaded an image to Facebook (and other social media platforms) and not been happy with how it looks then this post is for you. Here I share my steps for ensuring that images you upload don't suffer the Facebook treatment. It means using Photoshop but...

Sony announces the Sony A7 SIII

Sony announces the Sony A7 SIII

Well the cat is well and truly out of the bag and the new Sony A7 SIII is well and truly on its way... Just a few days ago now Sony announced this long awaited camera that first and foremost is a beast of a camera for videographers / film makers boasting truly...