Posts written by: Barry Chignell

Virginia Waters (and a lens down)

Virginia Waters (and a lens down)

Took a trip to Virigina waters, near Windsor today. 2 things happened (as well as the photos). 1) I chase 3 lenses towards the river and only came back with two. 2) Broke down and had to wait 2 hours for recovery....enjoy the photos, they cost ALOT!
Feature Article – HDR Composition For Astronomical Images

Feature Article – HDR Composition For Astronomical Images

I will (hopefully) soon receive a telescope for my birthday. I am not sure if this is Brian Cox's fault for making astronomy so interesting or if I have always secretly wanted to see things 'up there' a bit closer but it has led to an increased interest in everything astrological.
Dragon Breathes Life Back Into Jessops

Dragon Breathes Life Back Into Jessops

As any photographer in the UK is well aware, Jessops closed it's doors last year and was assumed dead and buried. Since then Dragon's Den 'Dragon' Peter Jones has invested £4 million in reviving the chain. And there's more, Peter has added new services and features to Jessops offering that, quite frankly, should have been an obvious addition to it's previous owners.
Photography Advice From A Jedi master

Photography Advice From A Jedi master

Everyone's heard of Star Wars right?! Well, I love the original Star Wars trilogy and have noticed something about that little green Jedi's advice......it's very useful for photographers! Being quotes from a science fiction story, some are to the point, while others are a little more vague, allowing individuals to interpret them differently, depending on their own photography.
Imagesource Workshops Prove Popular Across US and Europe

Imagesource Workshops Prove Popular Across US and Europe

I recently read about a great set of photography workshops being run by Image Source across the US and Europe. Aimed at photographer from the premium stock photography industry, the workshops aim to offer industry insights to help professional premium stock photographers shoot more effectively and efficiently. The events also offer an opportunity for photographers to network with each other and get to know the people behind the Image Source brand.
10 Stops On My Route This Morning

10 Stops On My Route This Morning

I can't believe it's snowing in March in the UK! Made my mind up to venture out this morning, come what may weather wise. I visited a few local spots and captured just a couple of contrasting images....10 Stop long exposure and an HDR.
Sony World Photography Awards 2013

Sony World Photography Awards 2013

The World Photography Organisation has today revealed the winners of the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards. Below are some of the stunning images that have been selected for a prestigious award.