When The Garden Takes Over

When The Garden Takes Over

On a trip out today, to search for some landscape locations, I stumbled across this abandoned house. I assume it has been empty for some years judging by the amount of undergrowth that has taken over the inside of what's left of the building. Quite a spooky place too as it was dead quiet :/
Back To The Weir

Back To The Weir

Early mornings, particularly around sunrise are one of the best times of day to capture images. As it's getting a bit colder here not there is also the added bonus of mist around rivers as the warm air from the river surface hits the cooler air above. 9433
A Photographers Personal Brand

A Photographers Personal Brand

A personal brand is becoming increasingly important online and offline. With so many different places to create a persona on the internet you really need to think about your choice of branding. It's mostly about consistency and a few choices, as detailed below :)
Photography Traits I Wish I Could Unlearn

Photography Traits I Wish I Could Unlearn

There are certain traits that I have picked up over the few years that I have been taking photos. Some I embrace and are positive, others not so. Below are a few things which I wish I could unlearn, they're not major issues, just one's which might impede my photographic'ness from time to time.
Give It Some Motion

Give It Some Motion

Well, not quite but I think this image is quite eerie. This is a very easy effect to achieve using a series of still images and the auto awesome feature in Google+. I recently ran through the feature but didn't go into detail of the process involved prior to uploading the image.
Portraits Of Funny People

Portraits Of Funny People

Photographer Matt Hoyle has built an amazing portrait gallery of over 130 of the biggest names in comedy. From Steve Martin to Dame Edna, they are all captured in a series of wonderful, creative portraits.
Testing Google+ Auto Awesome Photo Enhancements

Testing Google+ Auto Awesome Photo Enhancements

One unique feature in Google+ that can prove very useful is 'Auto Awesome'. Google+ automatically scans your images and selects those that it can use in one of a number of processes that it runs to produce special effects.