The Blog

Some of my ramblings, about life, technology, design and websites.

Building My Perfect Weather Station.

In Britain we have this mad obsession with the weather, its normally the first topic of conversation. I am not sure why, but its probably due to the fact it changes so much, it’s currently cold and overcast today, this time last week it was warm and sunny.

On to my obsession with the weather. I have always been fascinated by science, i even studied it at college, and the weather is one of the most accessible sciences around. It is everywhere and it affects us all and as a photographer it affects me most than others.

What a wild 3 months.

Image of my submission

I thought I would write a little blog about my journey over the last three months.

I have always had a keen interest in photography, but never had the confidence that my photography was any good. I have always been quiet and suffered from confidence issues over the years, and if anything difficult came along I would run a mile. I have quit good jobs because I hated them.

A few tips for your first exhibition

Image of my submission

I recently entered my first image into an exhibition and I thought I would share my tips and experience that I learned from my first submission. I even won a special award. This experience only applies to open exhibitions where anybody is allowed to submit.

Weekly Photography Challenge #1

In order to up my photography skills, I have decided to set myself a weekly photo challenge. Every week I will post a new challenge on a Wednesday, using the hashtag #mcweeklychallenge. There are no prizes for winning, its just a bit of fun and maybe it will help improve your photography as well.

My wish list for iOS 12

If you are familiar with the way that Apple releases its updates, then you should know that we tend to get a major release around June every year. Here are some of my wishes for the next version of iOS.

Stepping out

Lone tree

Trying to overcome my fear of street photography. We can all be happy in our comfort zone, but sometimes you need to step out.

Do I need a SLR when taking photo’s?

We now live in a world where everybody has a camera in their pocket, so I often come across the question “why do I need a Digital SLR when I have a camera on my phone?”

How to find the International Space Station(ISS)?

A long exposure image of the ISS

I have always been fascinated by space, and the skies above me, so being able to spot a spaceship going over my head takes me back to my days of watching the space shuttle launches on the telly all those years ago.

My goals for 2018

2018 in Fireworks

I have decided in my blog, to write a post at the beginning of each year to set myself some goals for 2018, and I will review these goals at the end of the year. So here goes!

5 Ways to get you shooting again.

Photography Camera

Lets be honest, we all get bored with our hobbies at some point, even the ones that we love. This is often a result of doing the same things over an over, and photography is no different.