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Dual Exposure+ – Testing the New Phase One Lab in Miami’s South Beach

My phone buzzed – “are you going anywhere with bright lights and deep shadows soon?” was the question. It was the guys at Phase One, with a new “toy” for me to play with – an incredible enhancement to the IQ4 medium format digital back which would allow for shadows to be recovered, virtually noise-free, with a 3-stop difference to the highlights in what appears to be one single shot. In other words, the “natural […]

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No, 100+ megapixels will not make you a better photographer – but this might…

It’s one simple concept: Learn the fundamental principles of photography, and learn them well. Those skills cannot be traded for megapixels, and will help you get the most out of any hardware in which you do decide to eventually invest. The problem with more pixels… You know what’s worse than 24 million poorly exposed, out of focus, diffracted, useless pixels that need “fixing” on a computer screen? That’s right – over 100 million poorly exposed, […]

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Iceland : The Land of the Midnight Sun, Mountains & Waterfalls

What an evening – and what a view! Being lucky enough to stand in the foothills of Kirkjufellsfoss at 12:30am this summer was quite the experience, and everything I thought it would be all those months ago when we planned this trip to Iceland to see the midnight sun. Landing into Reykjavik, it was clear this was going to be a strange week – looking back to the plane in the middle of the night […]

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Digital Photographer Magazine – Long Exposures

Featured in issue 141 of “Digital Photographer” magazine – my long exposure shots from the Northern Lights above Tromso in Norway during 2012. The feature focuses on the techniques required to capture different situations with long-exposure settings in-camera. From firework shows at 20 seconds to lightning captures to sports scenes, the whole spectrum is covered. My visit to view the aurora borealis didn’t go without the odd hiccup or two – as I wrote at […]