1. SPS Exhibition

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    Just a note to say that Southport Open exhibition is open until 1st April, so last call for visitors! Held inside Wayfarers Arcade, the exhibition is full of some great images, both in print and the digital sections. Make you way upstairs to see the wildlife section!
  2. Seeing the light

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    Adobe’s Lightroom 4 is just out and a good overview of the the new features are on dpreview website. Click here to read more… They’ve also been busy little bees, and just released a public beta of Photoshop CS6, which is available for free download at Adobe Labs.
  3. The allure of film

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    What is it about hobbies and the endless fascination with gear and “the other thing”. More and more digital cameras flood the market, we’re bamboozled with technical improvements, including megapixel and ISO races. Does your camera go up to 25,000 ISO? Hundred odd years of photography and the fastest film...
  4. Leica like

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    Hide your wallets and online bank details because Leica is set to announce something on May 10th, which may or may not be the successor to the M9. Coming up with some competition to Fuji and their X range may also be on the cards, such as a replacement to...
  5. Wolf pack

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    Here are a few of the images from the visit to the UK Wolf Conservation Trust, as mentioned in my last post. Out of 600 images, I’m glad I have a few nice images!
  6. Wolfy

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    Yesterday I went to the UK Wolf Conservation Trust for a photographic day, spending the day with the wolves and our cameras. The day was really well organised and we had good access to most of the wolves, including walks and ‘meet and greets’ with the wolves. Some of the...
  7. A prime year

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    Well, its been a year since I’ve had my Pentax K7 and the adventure that was investing in a prime lens. It was an experiment, on staying compact with a new dSLR, and having to use your brain just a little more, as it forced you to think about the...
  8. Focus on Imaging 2012

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    Went to the Focus on Imaging show in Birmingham to look at some of the latest kit. Unfortunately neither Pentax and Sony, both systems I use had decided to have a stand. In fact, Panasonic was absent too and Olympus had only a stand promoting the new OM-D camera, though...
  9. On point

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    First up in the monthly images theme is points – which came from the online course I’m doing. Went out this morning, and it was miserable and dull, but managed to get a few images that have something to them. Always like a little humour in my images, and it...

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