A Tribute to WW2 Veteran David Edwards

Saddened at the loss of my dear friend WW2 Veteran David Edwards but also relieved that there is no more pain. A great friend once told me that people come in to your life for a Reason, a Season or for Life and in David it was all 3. Although I only got to know him...

Sony Animal Eye Focus = CRAZY!!!

In this video I take you through the Sony Animal and Human Eye Focus and also take you Behind the Scenes on a recent Dog Portrait Photo Shoot. Any questions at all please feel free to make use of the comments section below and I'll make sure to get back to you....

REPLAY: Tethering Webinar

Following on from last night's LIVE webinar for my Email Group / Community, here's a replay of what I covered about a Tethered Workflow going through the What, How and Why. My next LIVE webinar will be in 2 weeks time so if you'd like to join us in the Live Chat just...

Tethering: What? How? Why? (FREE LIVE Webinar)

Over the past few years since embarking on my 39-45 Portraits Project, there have been 2 things that have made a BIG impact on my photography: Spending more time talking to the subject than taking photographs Tethering So for my next LIVE Webinar I'm going to cover...

Portraiture, Technology and People Skills

Portraiture, Technology & People Skills: On Friday 20th November at 3pm (UK) I'll be chatting LIVE in a FREE webinar on Facebook with Mark Baber from Sony for the Cambridge Photography Week about my process for taking portraits. Without 'them' it's a Picture; With...

THANK YOU for Making My Day!

THANK YOU SO MUCH to everyone for all the incredible feedback for my Photoshop Lighting Effects class in the Photoshop Virtual Summit 2 that kicked off this week; that so many people have taken the time to write emails and post comments to say how much they have...

VIDEO REPLAY: LIVE Webinar on Creative Compositing Techniques

HUGE thanks to folks in my Email Group / Community that tuned in to last nights LIVE webinar on Creative Compositing using the private link. So good to see so many watching and all the conversation going on in the chat room before, during and after. I absolutely love...

STARTING TODAY: The Photoshop Virtual Summit 2

After weeks of preparing and incredible amounts of work put in behind the scenes by the creator Dave Cross, today is the offical start of the Photoshop Virtual Summit 2... 5 Days , 20 instructors and over 30 Hours of Photoshop Education for FREE! There's also the VIP...

Photoshop Summit 2: QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Just one week to go until the Photoshop Virtual Summit 2 kicks off 5 days of FREE Photoshop Classes from 20 Instructors with over 30 hours of content, so today I thought I'd just share some of the common questions coming in along with their answers... Q: What are the...

BEHIND THE SCENES: Ford Mustang Photo Shoot

Here's a video taking you Behind the Scenes from when I was photographing my friend Brian Dukes' Ford Mustang last Sunday; a great day taking some time out with no agenda other than to have some fun, experiment and create some content...To light the car I take a...
FREE Photoshop Training at the Virtual Summit 2

FREE Photoshop Training at the Virtual Summit 2

November 9th thru 13th is when the Photoshop Virtual Summit 2.0 goes LIVE and I simply cannot wait! Today I finished recording and editing the 2 classes that I will be presenting which along with the other 20 instructors will make up to some 30 hours of FREE Photoshop...

Experimenting with Lighting and Reflections

Experimenting with Lighting and Reflections

Getting out for some 'me' time with no time scale, and no agenda other than to have some fun experimenting. That felt good. Really Good. I'm going to make a point of doing this on a weekly basis from now on. Come what may. Sure the video isn't perfect but does it...

FREE Webinar on YouTube: Dramatic Portraits Anywhere

FREE Webinar on YouTube: Dramatic Portraits Anywhere

Join me on Frday 16th October at 8pm (UK) for this FREE LIVE webinar when I'll be going through how I use my Invisible Black Background technique to create Dramatic Low Key Portraits Anywhere! I've been using this incredibly effective technique for a number of years...

Forever on the NHS Spitfire

Forever on the NHS Spitfire

This is 100% being framed and will be hanging on the wall in my new workspace; a gift from my Mom and Brother Greg, my name alongside my dear friend Allan Scott (Squadron Leader / WW2 Spitfire ACE awarded the DFM) is forever on the iconic NHS Spitfire ... Positioned...

My Brand New Selections Class on KelbyOne

My Brand New Selections Class on KelbyOne

A few weeks back I was approached by the folks at KelbyOne about recording a couple of new classes for their online learning platform, and on Friday of last week the first one was released: Mastering Selections in Photoshop. Ever since I started using Photoshop I've...

Farewell to a Very Special Man and Dear Friend

Farewell to a Very Special Man and Dear Friend

Yesterday we said a final farwell to Squadron Leader Allan Scott DFM who sadly and unexpectedly passed away a short time ago; a truly wonderful man for so many reasons and someone I am truly honoured to have been able to call a friend. Due to current restrictions...

Save the Dates! Photoshop Summit 2

Save the Dates! Photoshop Summit 2

The first Photoshop Summit earlier this year was clearly a huge success; it seemed every time I did a camera club presentation on zoom and also sent an email, people mentioned how much they enjoyed it and learned from all of the classes; so now with us getting ready...

My New Book is Available for Pre Order on Amazon

My New Book is Available for Pre Order on Amazon

So incredibly happy to say that my latest book (4th), The Photoshop Layers and Selections Workshop, is now available for pre-order on Amazon. HUGE thanks to the folks and friends at Rocky Nook who are just THE BEST publishers to work with and MASSIVE thanks to me ole...

The Invisible Black Background 2.0

The Invisible Black Background 2.0

Wednesday just gone (23rd September)  I presented a LIVE broadcast / webinar on behalf of Park Cameras and Sony. The webinar was hosted on the Park Cameras Facebook Page (LINK) and in it I went through my Invisible Black Background technique, which if you didn't know...

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...