Blog - How to choose a portrait and wedding photographer in Peterborough

This blog includes news, my latest projects, photography tips and my musing on life.
Photoshop tip - Quick method for great portraits
22nd February 2010 - 0 comments
This Photoshop video tutorial is a very quick and easy method for creating impactful portraits with a few simple tweaks.
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Photoshop tip - Creating blue skies in Photoshop
08th February 2010 - 0 comments
This tip will show you how to create a deep blue sky in Photoshop, just like in the travel magazines.
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Photoshop tip - Smoothing skin in Photoshop
08th February 2010 - 0 comments
This is a very simple technique for smoothing skin in Photoshop or Photoshop Elements.
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Photoshop tip - How to create a gritty portrait in Photoshop
07th February 2010 - 0 comments
Some portraits and urban scenes lend themselves to a gritty style that adds character and depth. Here's a quick way of doing it in Photoshop.
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Photo tip - How to learn photography
03rd February 2010 - 0 comments
Tips on the different methods of learning photography and their pros and cons. I have included some fantastic links to great photography websites.
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Photo tip - Metering modes
03rd January 2010 - 0 comments
Many amateur photographers treat camera metering modes like George Bush treated climate change - they pretend it doesn't exist, or that it's not important. Well they do exist and they are important, but they are easier to sort out than climate change.
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Photo tip - Basic camera functions
03rd January 2010 - 0 comments
If you have just bought a camera and need to get your head round some of the basic functions then here are a few tips to get you started.
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Photo tip - How to take outdoor portraits
30th December 2009 - 1 comment
Outdoor portrait photography is more fun and offers more creativity than in a studio in my opinion. Here are a few tips for photographing outdoors.
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Photo tip - Finding photos
30th December 2009 - 0 comments
This photo tip helps you find, visualise and then create great photos in any given situation.
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Photography course in Peterborough
24th September 2009 - 6 comments
In: News
I am now running one-to-one photography training courses to help people in and around the Peterborough area improve their skills.
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Real Travel magazine photo of the month winner
02nd September 2009 - 0 comments
In: News

I'm very pleased to have won the Real Travel photo of the month competition for September 2009.
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Photo tip - 35 Landscape photography tips
27th April 2009 - 0 comments

35 landscape photography tips to help you improve. If you're in the Peterborough area I run one to one photography training.
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How to submit photos to Alamy
12th April 2009 - 5 comments
This is a step by step guide to help you upload your photos to Alamy.
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Approved by Alamy
20th January 2009 - 0 comments
In: News
I am now a member of the web's largest photo library, Alamy.
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Photo tip - How to deal with burnt out skies and contrast
31st December 2008 - 0 comments
Tips on avoiding burnt out skies and other problems with contrast in your photos. If you're in the Peterborough area I run one to one photography training.
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Photo tip - Photographing wildlife in winter
29th December 2008 - 0 comments
Tips for photographing wildlife in winter and some key reasons why winter is great for photographing wildlife and landscapes.
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Photo tip - Have a project
15th December 2008 - 0 comments
It's good practice to always have a project on the go if you want to get the most from your photography.
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Photo tip - photographing wildlife
08th December 2008 - 0 comments
Some useful tips for photographing wildlife. There is a strong angle towards common mistakes (all of which I have already made), as learning what not to do it as important as what to do.
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Photo tip: Give your photos more impact
24th November 2008 - 0 comments
Come closer and give your photos more impact.
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Photo tip: Preventing blurred photos, without a tripod
24th November 2008 - 0 comments
A simple way of avoiding blurred photos, without using a tripod.
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