Photo Tips

Be like Zen artists…

You may have heard of the American artist and photographer Saul Leiter, whose photography in the 1940s and 1950s was credited to have brought about the New York School of street photography. Leiter once said in a conversation: “I have a deep-seated distrust and even contempt...

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Letters from the Inside…

  Social distancing and self-isolation seem to be the buzzwords of the moment, as are words like closures and suspensions of service. The last two weeks have seen tremendous changes to our lifestyle and it’s hard not to feel apprehensive and uncertain when things are changing and...

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Seeing, Feeling and Picture Making

I’ve been going on long, meandering walks lately. Mostly to take me away from the computer where I have been dealing with the fallout from Covid-19 cancelling my photography tours this year. A lot of work goes into planning and running photography tours and a...

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60 Second Lightroom Edit #2

  Today's 60 Second Lightroom Edit is a portrait, just for something different! The initial image is quite overexposed (which is why you should always shoot in Raw, so that you can recover overexposure/underexposure in your image). Let's see what 60 seconds in Lightroom Classic can...

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60 Second Lightroom Edit #1

  Of late, I've been thinking of how best to use the digital medium available to us to provide fun and useful content to customers and followers of Venture Photography Workshops and Tours. This is especially important now that we are in a period of social...

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