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The first South African Safari – Part One

Black Leopard Camp in the Thabo Thalo Reserve. The first of three camps on our 10 day, 9 night photographic safari. After an 11 hour overnight flight from London to Johannesburg, and a couple of hours by road, we meet our guide Anton and his off-road game vehicle...

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Georgia Annable – Vlogging Across 5 Countries

Georgia Annable - Vlogging Across 5 Countries Autumn is here! The colours are fabulous and you just want to get out there and shoot some great photography. Don’t get me wrong. I feel the same. But a little part of me still hankers for the warmth of the...

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Summer Sale

The clock is ticking on some pretty hot deals this summer! Save £££s on top notch training and fast-track your photography to a whole new level. We train award-winning photographers - proof that it really works. Between now and midnight 27th August you can...

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What Scarlett said: A model’s perspective

Photography Roadtrips: A model's experience I could write about every single day of this incredible trip with vivid detail, but if you want to truly experience what this trip has to offer, you simply need to book yourself a ticket. So, I will just tell you...

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Partners Go Free – Royal Wedding Offer

The Royal Wedding Special Partners Go Free! To celebrate the romance of the Royal Wedding, we are offering a ‘Partners Go Free’ deal to photographers who book on our European Roadtrips! You get photography training in beautiful locations with a...

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May Bank Holiday Sale – Save £100s

May Bank Holiday Sale While you are enjoying the heatwave we have forecast, take a look at these amazing bank holiday offers. UK 1 day and 3 hour courses, save 25% with the code MBH25APT Book on a Complete Photographer Course for just £795 with the code...

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Ramblings of a Roadtrip Stylist

Ramblings of a Roadtrip Stylist Countdown to our Ireland Fine Art Photography trip and I am putting the final touches into the wardrobe. Exciting! I always enjoy getting outfits together for our Roadtrips; every trip is different and there’s always the...

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Live Demo at The Photography Show

Live Demo at The Photography Show The Photography Show is over and what a hectic four days it has been! Lots of great people and plenty to keep us busy on the stand but I thought I might just reflect here on Sunday’s talk and demo on the Live Stage. It...

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The Photography Show: more than a shopping opportunity

The Photography Show: more than a shopping opportunity Getting on for twenty years ago now, I visited a show called ‘Focus on Imaging’ - now The Photography Show - and I came home with a memory stick. Is that all? I hear you say. No, not quite but I’ll get...

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Street Photography: Four Go to Market

Banner image by Deanne Ward Street Photography: Four Go To Market It’s been a hectic week. The Fast and Smart Speedlights for Wedding Photography one-day course in Kent and three other photography workshops in Surrey (on portraits, posing and art nude) all...

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What is your favourite lens?

Banner Image: Galway shot on the Lumix GX8 with the Lumix 12-35 f/2.8 at 35mm, ISO 100, f/4.5, 1/1000th What’s your favourite lens? This is something that I often see in online forums but a quick, off-the-cuff response is not that simple. To answer the...

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Reflections on The Guild Awards

Banner Image. Some of the 2016 winners, left to right: Mark Lynham, Iain Poole, Andrew Appleton, Helen Walker, Rob Hill, Gary Jones. Reflections on the Guild Awards What’s the worst thing that can happen to a bloke attending his first Guild of...

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On the Tripod Trail

The tripod trail I’ve never been a huge fan of tripods. I don’t mean to say that a good tripod is not an important piece of kit, especially if you concentrate on photography which requires low shutter speeds. I suppose I just don’t often find them...

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Lightroom: Single or multiple catalogues?

Lightroom: single or multiple catalogues? Lightroom cataloguing seems to be a hot topic at the moment so I thought I’d share with you my experiences on an issue that keeps coming up: should we use one catalogue for all our images or split them into a...

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Winning Photographic Competitions: Art or Science?

Banner image by Mark Lynham: Gold with The Guild of Photographers Winning Photographic Competitions: Art or Science? Over the past five years, I’ve been on the photography judging panel for a number of organisations. During that time, I’ve judged thousands...

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Colour Photography in Burano

Burano. I don’t know how we have managed to miss visiting this remarkable place on our previous photography trips to Venice. Well, that’s not strictly true. We’d certainly heard about the island in the Venetian lagoon which is populated by...

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Lake Garda Fly ‘n’ Shoot

There’s something about mountains… It could be because we live in Lincolnshire that I love mountains. Living in the Wolds, I will argue with anyone who says that this county is totally flat. Just get out there on your bike and you’ll see what I mean. To be...

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