One of the best things about living is learning. When I picked up my camera in earnest during the Autumn of 2006 I knew I’d found something that would keep me learning for years to come. It’s just one of many reasons I find photography so gratifying.

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Some Of My Personal Favourites
We each have some work that’s special to us for one reason or another. For me, quite often it’s because of the circumstances at the moment I clicked the shutter….something about the day or the quality of light or the fact that I was attempting to learn a new facet of photography. Here are some photographs that are special to me: click thumbnails to view

  • Joined: February 2008


Composition - Rule of Thirds Grid

You may already know this but just in case anyone would like some cropping help when trying to establish ‘rule of thirds’ composition, you can set the grid in your PhotoShop program to show you where the points of intersection are. I’ve often read where people say they just use their eye and usually it works well, however, I’ve been discovering that when I set the grid it…
Posted over 9 years – 14 comments

Thank You To The Wildflower Group!

What an enormous surprise when I clicked on to my Activity Monitor to find that I’d won the Wildflower Challenge. Can you hear my ‘wooohooo’ from there? :-D / With many thanks to those who liked this photograph well enough to vote for it and to Vickie Emms and Blair Wainman for their work in hosting this lovely group!! / With a big smile, / Holly Cawfield :-D
Posted almost 10 years – 18 comments

Incredible Sports Photography--Take A Look!

Although I’ve never actually met Mark Greenwood in person, we’ve corresponded about photography on and off for the last couple of years and he’s been the most encouraging and helpful of people as I’ve asked questions and he’s sent me tutorials or equipment advice. / I haven’t asked Mark’s permission about sending out this journal entry and it’s some…
Posted almost 10 years – 3 comments

Calibration/Monitor Issues

I’m just wondering if someone has a bit of advice. / I calibrate my monitor quite regularly but I seem to be dealing with some serious ‘drifting’ on the monitor. Ideally, I would be getting a new monitor for the one I have is pretty utilitarian, however, I’d rather spend the money on a new camera at the moment. / Each time I turn off my computer and restart it the monitor…
Posted almost 10 years – 6 comments
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