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

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...

Portraits on Location using Flash

Thanks so much to everyone that tuned in LIVE this morning for my 'Portraits on Location using Flash' webinar on behalf of Castle Cameras and Sony Seeing people in the chat room from all over Europe and as far afield as USA and Australia was just brilliant! If you...

Portraits on location in Wales: Balancing Flash and Ambient Light

Last weekend I was over in Wales after what seems like such a long time having not seen my friends Ian Munro, Anthony Crothers, Steve Deakin, Simon Fowler and Gerwyn Williams. Always good times when we get to hang out especially when it means taking photographs which...

It’s a Wrap: The KelbyOne LIVE Photoshop Conference

THANK YOU so much to all the conference pass attendees at the KelbyOne LIVE Photoshop Conference this week for joining me during my 3 classes, for all the great comments and for making the event such a success. It was so good to see all the conversations going on in...

Fix: Why can’t I see my Topaz Plug Ins? (Mac OS)

Ok so I'll keep this one brief so that if this issue concerns you, you can get up and running fast... Recently I got myself a new Apple iMac and despite installing all the software I use, when it came to my Topaz Plug In (specifically Topaz Studio 2), no matter what I...

LIVE Webinar: Character Portrait on Location

Now THIS I'm looking forward to because I'll be going through a completely new portrait I'll be taking in a couple of weeks time, outdoors on location with great friends (all keeping safe distance apart of course)... I'll be showing the new portrait, how it was taken...

My New Backing Up Set Up and Workflow

Due to the recent computer dying episode (LINK) and the subsequent moving back to all things Apple, I thought it best to get to grips with my backing up workflow. I’ve written about my backup workflow in the past but if I’m honest, over more recent times I’d gotten a...

The KelbyOne LIVE Photoshop Online Conference

Super excited that despite no travel to the USA this year, I'll be teaching several classes for the very first KelbyOne LIVE Photoshop Conference running over 14th and 15th July.   CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS AND TO GRAB A CONFERENCE PASS   Really happy to be amongst...

New Video Tutorial from my LIVE Broadcast for London Camera Exchange and Sony

Yesterday morning I hosted a Facebook LIVE Broadcast on behalf of the London Camera Exchange and Sony. As it started at 10.30am (Uk time) and you may not have been able to tune in at the time, I thought I'd share the link to the recording here for you. The broadcast...
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...

Portraits on Location using Flash

Portraits on Location using Flash

Thanks so much to everyone that tuned in LIVE this morning for my 'Portraits on Location using Flash' webinar on behalf of Castle Cameras and Sony Seeing people in the chat room from all over Europe and as far afield as USA and Australia was just brilliant! If you...

It’s a Wrap: The KelbyOne LIVE Photoshop Conference

It’s a Wrap: The KelbyOne LIVE Photoshop Conference

THANK YOU so much to all the conference pass attendees at the KelbyOne LIVE Photoshop Conference this week for joining me during my 3 classes, for all the great comments and for making the event such a success. It was so good to see all the conversations going on in...

Fix: Why can’t I see my Topaz Plug Ins? (Mac OS)

Fix: Why can’t I see my Topaz Plug Ins? (Mac OS)

Ok so I'll keep this one brief so that if this issue concerns you, you can get up and running fast... Recently I got myself a new Apple iMac and despite installing all the software I use, when it came to my Topaz Plug In (specifically Topaz Studio 2), no matter what I...

LIVE Webinar: Character Portrait on Location

LIVE Webinar: Character Portrait on Location

Now THIS I'm looking forward to because I'll be going through a completely new portrait I'll be taking in a couple of weeks time, outdoors on location with great friends (all keeping safe distance apart of course)... I'll be showing the new portrait, how it was taken...

My New Backing Up Set Up and Workflow

My New Backing Up Set Up and Workflow

Due to the recent computer dying episode (LINK) and the subsequent moving back to all things Apple, I thought it best to get to grips with my backing up workflow. I’ve written about my backup workflow in the past but if I’m honest, over more recent times I’d gotten a...

The KelbyOne LIVE Photoshop Online Conference

The KelbyOne LIVE Photoshop Online Conference

Super excited that despite no travel to the USA this year, I'll be teaching several classes for the very first KelbyOne LIVE Photoshop Conference running over 14th and 15th July.   CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS AND TO GRAB A CONFERENCE PASS   Really happy to be amongst...

BFBS – Lockdown Legend

BFBS – Lockdown Legend

Such fun yesterday afternoon chatting with Amy Casey and Jay James on BFBS Radio (British Forces Broadcasting Service - Worldwide) and Instagram LIVE having been nominated (thank you soooo much Lindsay Aspin) as a 'Lockdown Legend' for the 39-45 Portraits Project and...

Good Riddance Windows!

Good Riddance Windows!

PLEASE NOTE: This is a post about my own experience. If you have had nothing but love from your Windows machine then I'm genuinely happy for you. I haven't hence the change.   In no way am I saying you're wrong and I'm right...ok?....ok? .   .   . It must be 5 years...