Why I’ve Given In and Bought a Nikon D800

Back when Nikon announced the Nikon D800 in 2012 everyone went crazy for it! Back orders and stock shortage because everyone was after a full frame DSLR that can shoot 36.3 megapixel, which was more than half the price of a Hasselblad or Phase One…


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Get Creative with Long Exposure Photography

I’m a massive fan of long-exposure photography as some of you might of seen on the site with a few examples dotted around here. There is just something about creating an image that is still but contains movement, which sometimes helps to add…


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Review: Think Tank Photo City Walker 10

Having the perfect bag is always a tough choice when you’re a photographer. There are soo many different shoulder, backpacks and roller bags out there. For my trip to Barcelona I needed a bag that was small, able to hold a decent amount of…


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Travel Photography Checklist

My little trip away to Barcelona is fast approaching, a city I’ve always enjoyed and somewhere I’ve wanted to head back to after my overnight there years ago whilst working on the cruise ships. Therefore I booked the first week of…


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Cirencester Skate Park Opening Jam 2014

Whilst this park has been open a short while since the fences came down, there hasn't been an official cutting of the ribbon, until now! So it was time for the Cirencester Skate Park Opening Jam at long last.Never have I seen the park soo full…


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NASS Weekend 2014

NASS weekend I was lucky enough to be given a press pass to shoot photos at the extreme sports festival - NASS. This was the first time I've ever been given the chance to photograph something in this scale, nervous was an understatement!Arriving…


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Churchdown Skate Jam 2014

After what has seemed liked the most rescheduled jam ever, the Churchdown skate jam finally was able to be held on Sunday 29th June. The sun was shinning, amazing BBQ food and some awesome riding from both the skaters and BMXers of all ages!The…


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The Basics of ND Filters

With summer approaching sometimes the bright sunny days can be a little tricky to capture that lovely depth of field or blurred motion, which photographers enjoy when shooting portraiture or a longer exposures within landscapes. A lot of the time…


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How To: Remote Cameras Basics

A lot of times when shooting sporting events you can't be in two places at once, therefore how do you make sure you've got every angle covered!?? The answer is by using remote cameras! Whilst this might sound like a tricky subject and some people…


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Why Taking a Backseat in Photography is Never a Good Idea

Photography is one of those hobbies that if you just sit back and watch it all go past you’ll never get anywhere with it!! With advancements in photographic technology as well as post production techniques if you don’t keep up with…


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Behind the Lens with Matt Thomas

Seeing as quite a few people ask what I carry in my bag and how I shoot, I thought I’d make a little behind the lens video from a photo shoot. Nothing too tech just a friendly look at what I do and why. Here’s the video, with a special…


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How To: Use Manual Focus Nikon Lenses on a Nikon DSLR

A lot of Nikon shooters such as myself use the old Nikon lenses (pre-auto focus) on their digital Nikon bodies. This might seem a little strange sticking a lens thats 15 or more years old on a fancy modern SLR, however there are a few good reasons…


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Skateboard Photography 101 – Quick Guide

Whatever skateboarding magazine you pick up there are always photos that make you stop and go “Wow…wish I could get a shot like that.” (or that just me) That’s what I thought when I first started to get into photography, however seeing as…


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WordPress Future…

After watching some videos over the weekend on how powerful Wordpress actually is (I’m barely even using 10% of this tool) I think it’s time to ditch the old website and migrate the content into a Wordpress style site. The main reason…


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