“Success is the ability to move from one failure to another without loss of enthusiasm” — Winston Churchill (possibly!)
The origins of this quote are a bit questionable. Some accredit it to Winston Churchill, others Abraham Lincoln. Regardless of the
Going on holiday is always exciting but it can be stressful too. If you want to take camera equipment with you by plane, here are a few tips to take the stress out of your travel photography.
The first thing
Sometimes you just stumble across a great location for a photoshoot. The idea of a model shoot with a lumberjack theme came to me while I was out walking our dogs at Swynnerton Old Park. Swynnerton Old Park is an
The Photography show takes place every spring at the NEC in Birmingham. David, Alys and I visit most years to see what’s new in the world of photography as well as taking time to catch up with the suppliers we
We’ve all heard people say that you should never work with children or animals. At Alys Griffiths Photography I’m often called upon to photograph both. I’m going to start by talking through some of the challenges presented by animals and will
The Illuminate team are planning a day out in the peak district location scouting for a future course we’re planning to run (watch this space!). My personal mission for the day is to try and find some great locations to work in with
Photography isn’t a cheap hobby. In this digital age it seems that equipment prices are soaring. Everyone is trying to sell you their latest and greatest camera with a selection of expensive lenses and accessories.
So how do you get
Winter isn’t always the best for getting out and about with your camera. Daylight hours are limited, and when there is enough daylight it’s often cold and/or wet.
With that in mind I thought I’d share a suggestion for a little
Your first portrait shoots can be a daunting experience. Here are my top 10 tips to help you bring out the best in the people you photograph.
It’s far easier to communicate and give off good happy vibes
“Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst” – Henri Cartier-Bresson
A long time ago, way back in my childhood years I became a photographer. At least I became a camera owner. I’m not sure I would have described myself as