Originality and Authenticity

September 01, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Whilst I was working on an individual masterclass in the past few weeks and talking to several people about authenticity in photography, I once again noticed that originality is perceived differently by different people. Some photographers I talked to were adamant about wanting to be different and others are relying on expressing what naturally spo...
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True Nature

July 21, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
The expression of the unique self in photography or any other kind of art is really important to me. It is one of those subjects that immediately gets me into gear or climb on my soapbox. Lately I received quite a few messages and comments expressing a certain amount of surprise that my pictures had not turned dark and gloomy with all that has been...
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The Other Side Of Inspiration

June 25, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
It has been a long time since I last sat down to write a piece, since I was able to do so. Whilst the world around me changed completely, whilst planes were kept on the ground, companies had to shut down and people were confined to their homes, I was trapped in what felt like hell without an emergency exit. Utter shock upon hearing the worst possib...
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Lightroom Basics For Forest and Landscape Photography Part 3

April 01, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Even though many people might think of Photoshop first for colour toning their images, there are many ways that this can be done in Lightroom as well. Today I want to talk about colour in Lightroom and how I approach this. I am going to choose another picture for this tutorial, because this picture has a lot of different kinds of colors in it. I...
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Lightroom Basics For Forest and Landscape Photography Part 2

March 24, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Welcome to part 2 of my Lightroom Editing series. We are moving on to the next panels in Lightroom to further refine the picture that I started working on in part 1 of this series. Even though I usually don't use the curves panel in Lightroom, because I find it easier to work with in Photoshop, Curves play a huge part in my editing process.If yo...
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