Saal-digital Wall Decor Review

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A couple of months back I was asked by Saal-digital.co.uk if i would like to create a free photobook in return for writing a product review. I was really pleased with the finished result, so when the opportunity arose to … Read More

Do I have the best job in the world? Probably…….

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  A couple of days back, Helen Coffey of the Daily Express, interviewed me to try and establish whether or not I actually do have the best job in the world. I certainly get to travel with a camera and, … Read More

Saal-digital Photobook Review

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I was recently asked by Saal-digital.co.uk if I would like to create a free photobook in return for writing a product review. I have only ever used Blurb.co.uk for photo books in the past and, as they came highly recommended … Read More

Shuttertalk Hampshire Illustrations and Vectors

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Thursday evening saw the 3rd Shutterstock Community Hampshire workshop, and we were once again hosted by A-Space Arts at their Sorting Office venue in Eastleigh. The free workshop was a broad introduction to Illustration and Vector Art for stock,and was aimed at … Read More

Shuttertalk Hampshire – Illustration & Vector Workshop

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On the 29th of October, there will be another free Shuttertalk workshop at The Sorting Office in Eastleigh. Come along and learn how to let your talent work for you, and share a couple of hours with fellow photographers and … Read More

Shuttertalk Hampshire Submissions Clinic

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Thursday evening saw the 2nd Shutterstock Community Hampshire workshop, and we were once again hosted A-Space Arts at their Sorting Office venue in Eastleigh. The evening was a free to attend ‘Submissions Clinic’, exploring methods and strategies aimed at improving chances … Read More

Photoshop Tutorial – How to install Actions

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Actions are small plugin files for Adobe Photoshop and will have the file extension .atn. There are numerous free and paid downloads available, or you can create your own. An action is a sequence of pre-recorded instructions and, once installed, can … Read More

Photoshop Tutorial – High Pass Filter

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As always with Photoshop, there are several methods that can be used to achieve similar results. Most images need an element of sharpening to be applied but using the obvious Unsharp Mark and the Smart Sharpen tools are not the … Read More

Shutterstock Community Hampshire

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Since the first Shuttertalk Hampshire meeting, I’ve found myself privately corresponding with some of the attendees, in an attempt to help answer questions and give advice to new and would be Shutterstock Contributors. As the answers to the questions raised … Read More

Shuttertalk Hampshire

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Last week saw the first of my Shutterstock Community Leader workshops in the Southampton area. We were very kindly hosted by A-Space Arts at their Sorting Office venue in Eastleigh. The free workshop,  Shuttertalk Hampshire,  was an introductory course on the Stock … Read More