June 5, 2018

There is no doubt in my mind, that photographing people is a challenge for a lot of photographers.

I teach a lot of people through photography workshops and private tuition, and one constant seems to remain, whether the student is 22 or 72, capturing another person on c...

May 12, 2018

I am constantly surprised by the number of photographer's who come to me for private lessons who don't really know the focal length of their lens.  

Many of them don't even know the importance of different focal lengths and the impact they have of their phot...

May 6, 2018

I've been reading a lot of books over the last year from a diverse bunch of authors as I've looked for ways to change the way I work, to become more efficient and effective - whilst at the same time looking for that inner-peace that always seems so elusive....

April 28, 2018

Whenever I sit down with a new student, we spend some time together exploring what they know and what they don't know.

There are a series of questions I ask which help me determine the extent of their knowledge as well as their experience and what camera and gear they u...

March 16, 2018

The latest course to be launched at the Hampshire School of Photography is for aspiring professionals.

I regularly get approached by amateur photographers and those working as semi-pros for lessons to help them become full-time professionals.

In response to the increasin...

November 21, 2017

The Master Photographer's Apprentice is a new 
top-of-the-range course launching in 2018.  


It is designed for the most serious of photographers, wanting to take their knowledge to either ‘pro’ or advanced amateur level.  

It will run on a one-to-one mentor...

September 15, 2017

There are a lot of photos on Facebook, a lot of photos on LinkedIn. We all, seemingly, take a bucket load of photos all the time. The world, our holidays, our family, kids and loved ones have never been captured so much by so many of us so frequently - EVER.

Most of us...

September 4, 2017

It's amazing how time flies

I've been teaching photography in one form or another for around ten years and next week (11th September) my most popular workshop, Take Amazing Photos kicks off again.

Photography is one of those art forms that is easily accessible to most pe...