Archive for August 2010

“I Knew the Bride When She Used to Rock n’ Roll” or “don’t stop me now” (there’s so much more to shoot)

Last week I was viewing the online album for a wedding some friends had recently attended in Sussex.  A nice professional website from a (very expensive) London -based photographer set the tone, but I winced when I reached the gallery and found a staggering 511 pictures to look through ! Why do today’s wedding photographers feel the need to […]

We are sailing . . .

An interesting shoot last week with specialist navigation technology company ECDIS Ltd in Fareham http://www.ecdis.org.uk/.  ECDIS provide navigation training and consultation in Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) for commercial and military shipping and has one of the coolest simulators I’ve seen in a long time.  If you stare at the screens for too […]

Sign of the times…

Sad to hear this week of the demise of yet another news photo agency. When I moved to Hampshire last winter I started shooting ad-hoc press work for Picture It Now, a very successful small news photo agency based just down the road from me in Horndean.  Principal Rod Kirkpatrick said in a letter to […]