Tag: birmingham

Zimbabwe Fashion Showcase – Behind the Scenes: Take 2

Last time I showed some of the behind the scenes images from the promotional shoot I did for the Zimbabwe Fashion Showcase which took place this weekend just gone. I’ll be describing the actual fashion shoot in an upcoming blog post but for now here are some images of the

Birmingham – City of Colours

This weekend was the City of Colours festival in Birmingham marking another great event in our city following on from the previous weekends TEDx Brum. City of Colours takes place in and around the Custard Factory in the “creative quarter” of Birmingham. It’s aim is to to promote unity, diversity and

Zimbabwe Fashion Shoot Part II

It’s been a couple of months since my first post showing a few of the images from the Zimbabwe Fashion Showcase shoot I did at SS Creative Photography studio in Birmingham. Here’s another set of images of some of the great lineup of models we had at the shoot. There was

3 Years and Counting

Three years ago today I posted my first entry onto this blog celebrating the renewal of my interest in photography with the purchase of my first serious micro four-thirds camera, the Olympus OM-D E-M5 (which we should now call the Mark I given there is now an E-M5 Mark II).

Birmingham Black and White

Having recently acquired the Nik Collection from Google at the remarkable price of $0 (though with a slightly uneasy feeling attached) I thought I would have a go with one of the modules, Silver Efex Pro, on some recent images from a photowalk around Birmingham. Here are the results. All

The Photography Show 2016 – Eyes Wide Open

This week I, and many, many other photographers, went on our annual pilgrimage to The Photography Show at the National Exhibition Centre near Birmingham. As ever the show had all the major camera manufacturers presenting their wares as well as a host of accessory, framing, printing etc, etc companies. For

Capturing Birmingham’s Entrepreneurs

This weekend (19th and 20th March) there are a series of photographic events being run around Birmingham as part of Capture Birmingham which coincides with the annual Photography Show at the National Exhibition Centre. A fellow local photographer and I had hoped to put on a small exhibition as part of this weekend called Smarter

Lightroom and Photoshop – Simple Shadow Removal

Here’s a simple technique for getting rid of an annoying background shadow using Photoshop. This is an image of the Birmingham entrepreneur Joel Blake I am hoping to use for an exhibition I am helping to organise and also submitting some prints to. The exhibition is called Smarter Lives and is part of

Capture Birmingham 19/20 March

This year Birmingham is to host a celebration of photography over the weekend of 19th and 20th March to coincide with the Photography Show running at the National Exhibition Centre. Called Capture Birmingham the aim of the weekend is to have a series of exhibitions and other photography related events which aim to

Fujifilm X100T

For some time now I have been considering adding a small rangefinder type camera to my kit that I can carry with me anywhere, is light and indiscreet and provides complete control over the type of images I make. The daddy of all rangefinders is still considered to be the Leica M but at

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