Posts written by: Barry Chignell

Light Painting With Wire Wool

Light Painting With Wire Wool

You may well have seen light painting photography examples using torches, sparklers etc. Well, taking it one step further using wire wool creates a stunning effect. One drawback, one of the main and most popular methods it whirling a burning piece of wire wool around your head!
Jessops Gone – The Online Alternatives

Jessops Gone – The Online Alternatives

It was announced today (9th Jan 2012) that Jessops is in administration. There are many reasons that have led to the demise of the once main high street retailer, and to be honest, I believe that one of the main one's is that there are a number of great retailers doing very well online.
Liquid Art Photography  – Patience And Timing Required

Liquid Art Photography – Patience And Timing Required

Liquid art photography has been growing in popularity over the past couple of years. One of the attractions of this genre of photography is the pure randomness of the images captured and the true reflection of the chaos theory. It is relatively simple to set up a shoot for liquid art as I previously explained in my article 'Abstract Water Images The Easy Way', all you require for simple liquid art shots is the liquid (obviously), good lighting (flash or artificial studio lights) and camera settings adjusted to cope with the high speeds required.
If You’re Afraid Of Heights, Do Not Read On!

If You’re Afraid Of Heights, Do Not Read On!

You may not have heard the name Tom Ryaboi, but if you keep an eye on the news then you may well have seen his work. Among other genre's of photography, Tom is fond of 'rooftopping'. Rooftopping is the 'art' of climbing to the top of structures including building, cranes and bridges, and capturing the moment in time in a photograph.
How To Choose The Right Photo Paper

How To Choose The Right Photo Paper

Many images are saved in their digital format, but far shares are made into a hard copy. These often serve a special purpose, from images that are printed and framed to images that are printed and sent to commemorate a special event. If you are looking to source the correct photo paper to meet your needs, here’s how to go about evaluating various options.
What To Consider When Creating A Photography Website

What To Consider When Creating A Photography Website

Sharing your images online couldn't be easier. There are countless sites dedicated to allowing you to upload your photos and share them with the world. But what if want to create a site dedicated to your work. It's not as hard as you might think, however, there are certain things to consider in order to optimise your site visibility and functionality.