Still LIfe

Back in March 2018 I discovered PhotoBoards at The Photography Show in Birmingham. I initially purchased three of the boards but I can honestly say that I have quickly fallen in love with them. They are pretty hardwearing as long as you follow the manufacturers guidelines e.g don’t put any […]

I have recently been working on a collection of Greeting Cards using some of the best of my floral photography. I am particularly pleased with my card featuring a hydrangea which includes the phrase ‘Tell Me A Story With Flowers’. For this image I created several layers using Adobe Photoshop […]

23May

Reflectors & Flowers

If you don’t really know much about reflectors or how to use them or you are not sure what kind to buy, this simple short video will give you a brief answer. Why Use a reflector? With flowers it is simply to lighten the areas that are deep in shadow. […]


10Jul

Using An Oasis With Flowers

For just a couple of pounds you can transform your photographs of flowers.  Oasis comes in various shapes and sizes and is regularly used by florists to design floral arrangements. A pack of three cylindrical shapes like the one I use in the video costs just £1.50 from retailers such […]


05Apr

Continuous LED Lighting On A Budget – A Review

If you were at the Photography Show in Birmingham back in March you would have seen lots of stands selling LED lighting. While I didn’t make any purchases on the day I did come home and do my research in to this type of continuous lighting. I have always preferred […]

01Dec

Making Your Own Painted Backgrounds For Your Food Photography

It’s all too easy to get carried away thinking that you need to purchase expensive backdrops but sometimes the vision you have in your head doesn’t match the backgrounds that are available to purchase. More often than not I make my own backgrounds with plywood and some acrylic paints. Alternatively […]