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Tokyo int he snow: heaviest snowfall for a decade

Tokyo in the snow: heaviest falls for a decade?

After a tiring weekend, driving up to Minamisoma and back on an food-aid delivery, I didn’t really feel up to much today and got up late. Mind you, very happy we came back from…

Natsuki Doll in the sea, Miyazaki, Japan

Protector filters are a sales gimmick: my tips for lens protection & use

I discovered The Phoblographer website when I started using the Flipboard app on my iPhone. Incidentally, if you don’t know that app then check it out as it is a great way of…

My two and half year-old son shooting my Nikon D700 and 50mm f/1.2 lens

My two and half year-old shooting Nikon D700 & 50mm

They say creativity often runs in the family. ‘They’ might be right if these few shots my two and half year-old son, Charlie, took the other week are anything to go by. Myself,…

Shinjuku Yatai with the Tamron 24-70

In Defense of 3rd Party Lenses

I’ve been burned by lenses, too. My most disappointing purchase was the Nikon 18-200. I bought it when I got my first Nikon DLSR, and I was… disappointed. I wondered why everything looked…

Model workshop in Tokyo, July 2012

Model photography workshop in Tokyo: 22nd July

THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW SOLD OUT. THERE WILL BE ANOTHER, PROBABLY TAKING PLACE IN EARLY AUGUST, IN A DIFFERENT BUT EQUALLY GOOD LOCATION.  It’s been a very busy month or two and I…

Reading Cabbie on Natura 1600

The F4 Project

Alfie was awesome enough to loan me his F4 so I could put it through it’s paces. I really started shooting digital, so my introduction to film, other than my parents’ AE-1, was…

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Typhoon 15 [Roke] hits Tokyo

The Japanese typhoon season has been pretty rough so far. A couple of weeks ago a typhoon left a trail of destruction and 87 people dead as it swept across the south of…

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Photowalk: Yurakucho to Kanda in the rain

Shooting some street photography, catching the typhoon rain and showing Liam from Australia some good spots to shoot with telephoto lenses. A great afternoon out with the cameras and a chance to catch…

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Telling stories with one photo

‘Every picture tells a story’. It’s an old cliche. In fact, it’s a proverb – apparently. But whatever the origin of that phrase one thing is for sure, some photos tell stories better…

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Simple photography projects: The Square Kilometer

Photography is a wonderful hobby which gives us all the opportunity to have some fun, share our view of the world with other people and – if we can – learn something about…

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