Learning to Fly – Inishowen // Donegal // Ireland
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Learning to Fly – Inishowen // Donegal // Ireland

Speaking at the LTF retreat // Donegal // 2018 After the trip to Ireland I thought I should write something down quickly. I was motivated and enthused, ready to be a better photographer. 5 months on and I’m only just getting around to it.  But the truth is, the motivation is still there, and this…

Are Wedding Photography Competitions Fixed?
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Are Wedding Photography Competitions Fixed?

  In recent years I’ve been privileged to be on the jury for a whole range of photography competitions. These include single image competitions such as WPS International Excellence Awards, Masters of Wedding Photography and the Irish wedding photography awards (In association with Learning to Fly). And with a different focus, I’ve judged a couple…

Why all Documentary Wedding Photographers Cheat
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Why all Documentary Wedding Photographers Cheat

What is a Documentary Wedding Photographer? I guess this article is aimed at anyone who has an interest in documentary photography, not necessarily of wedding. Or non photographers who might be in the process of choosing a wedding photographer and are struggling to work out how far or how little your ‘documentary wedding photographer‘ might…

Lightroom quick edit #3 // Raindrops at Capesthorne Hall
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Lightroom quick edit #3 // Raindrops at Capesthorne Hall

Raindrops at Capesthorne Hall Isn’t it ironic? No, it’s not. It’s pretty typical of weddings in England in the summer! This image was taken using the canon 600 rt speedlite system. A couple of speedlites behind the couple and just a little ambient light from the front. And a cool couple who didn’t really mind…