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Category Archives: Photo Retouching

Game Over

This is a rather poignant scene I came across on a rare visit to the town I went to school. This is the former sports field of Castle Hills School in Gainsborough. The school was demolished a few years ago but the rugby posts still stand on the abandoned pitch and ponies now graze where […]

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The importance of family photographs

These are the Gladwin children whose parents brought them into my Caistor studio recently for a family shoot and some individual portraits. Each time I photograph someone’s children I am reminded  just how important it is to photograph my own too. It is astonishing to see how much my son has changed in the last […]

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Tranquility

I’m not normally one for giving titles to images but tranquility seems apposite in this case. I waited for the sun to set and the tide to roll-in and shot this apparent bridge to nowhere using a 20 second exposure and 9x neutral density filter. Meditation book publishers, please call for a quote!

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More retouching for The Times

One of the (few) improved skills I have acquired since spreading my wings out of newspaper photography has been using digital imaging. Every image a professional shoots requires this to some extent. Often it is just the mundane necessity of taking a RAW file and making it press-ready by altering colour density, sharpness etc. Most […]

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