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This blog includes news, my latest projects, photography tips and my musing on life.
Give your photos a smooth polished sheen in Photoshop
24th December 2010 - 0 comments

Have you ever thought other people's photos have a nice rich smoothness to them? Ever wanted a tip for combating the grain from a high ISO? This video will help.
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I'm on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire tomorrow
20th December 2010 - 0 comments
In: News


I'll be talking about photographing winter landscapes on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire tomorrow at between about 7.30am and 8.30am. Tune in and hear the carnage.

I knew my 'face for radio' would come in useful eventually!
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16 travel portrait tips
20th December 2010 - 0 comments


There's a bit more to a travel portrait than shoving the camera in someone's face and taking the shot. Charm, humility and a plan of attack are just as important as you photographic knowledge. I need to work on my charm...!
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The World's Most Helpful Photographer
09th October 2010 - 0 comments
In: News

I'm grabbing the title of 'The World's Most Helpful Photographer' and this post explains how I intend to substantiate that claim.
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My latest travel article for CNN
07th October 2010 - 0 comments
In: News

My latest article for CNN's travel website explains how to photograph Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia's capital) in 48 hours.
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Photoshop tip - The benefit of using 'Actions'
23rd August 2010 - 0 comments
This Photoshop video tutorial explains the purpose of using Actions in Photoshop to help speed up you workflow and build up a library of your favourite editing techniques.
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Photo tip - Should you light portraits from the back or front?
10th August 2010 - 0 comments

You read all the time about making sure you should have catchlights in a model's eyes. This article looks at when you should light portraits from the front or back.
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Photo tip - How to take better HDR photos
07th August 2010 - 0 comments


This tip explains how to improve your HDR photos.
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Photoshop tip - How to enhance eyes in Photoshop
29th July 2010 - 0 comments


This Photoshop video tutorial shows you how to edit a model's eyes and bring out their colour.
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Photoshop tip - How to create a vignette in Photoshop
22nd July 2010 - 0 comments

This video tutorial shows you how to create vignette in Photoshop. A vignette is where you darken the edges of the photo to draw the viewers eye into the main focus of the scene.
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Photoshop tip - How to replace skies in Photoshop
14th July 2010 - 0 comments
This Photoshop video tutorial shows you how to replace and blend a bland sky in a photo with a better sky from another photo.
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Photoshop tip - Using Adobe Camera Raw for great sunsets
14th June 2010 - 0 comments

This video shows you how to enhance your sunsets and other photos using Adobe Camera Raw's adjustment brush.
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Photoshop tip - The benefits of using RAW files
14th June 2010 - 0 comments
This video shows and explains the benefits of using RAW files and RAW software in your photography.
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Photoshop tip - Create dramatic skies in Photoshop using the replace colour tool
07th June 2010 - 0 comments

This video shows you how to use the replace colour tool in Photoshop to give you dramatic photos even in dull weather.
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My first article for CNN was published today
31st May 2010 - 0 comments
In: News
I'm now a contracted freelance writer for CNNGo.com which is a travel website run by CNN. My first article is called 'Top 5 day trips from Kuala Lumpur' and it was published on their website www.cnngo.com today.
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Photoshop tip - How to use Layer Masks in Photoshop
08th May 2010 - 0 comments
This Photoshop video tutorial shows you how to use Layer Masks in Photoshop.
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Photoshop tip - How to create bright, dreamy, fantasy landscapes
07th April 2010 - 1 comment
This tutorial shows how to create bright, hazy landscapes with a creative blur using the Orton technique in Photoshop.
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Photoshop tip - How to create dramatic skies in Photoshop
17th March 2010 - 0 comments
This video tutorial shows you some different tricks and tools for creating dramatic skies in Photoshop.
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Photo tip - Travel photography in poor weather
16th March 2010 - 0 comments
When you're cursed with rain and thick, dull cloud when you're taking travel photos then use some of these tips to help you get the most from your trip.
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Photo tip - Travel photographer's equipment checklist
05th March 2010 - 0 comments
This is a checklist of equipment and useful / essential items that a travel photographer should take on a foreign assigment.
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