Thanks for taking the time to visit my "portfolio"
Despite my own personal preferences or bias i will attempt to display a wide range of image subjects and styles so that hopefully there will be something to suit all (or most) tastes.
The vast majority of my 'wildlife' images will be set-ups with captive animals (except for Kenya and India images), a very humble and genuine hats off to those that can achieve their results with proper wildlife.
Other than very occasionally attempting to offer some guidance to other members, I generally keep myself to myself now as poor images and ridiculous praise tends to bring out my worst side.
After accidentally becoming 'tutor' for our local club, I now run my own occasional photographic workshops (but this is NOT my full-time or main occupation) and as such is not run on a particularly commercial basis but rather it pays expenses incurred and allows me to meet similarly-interested people.
I am not anti-photoshop but as some of my 'students' wish to learn photography and not manipulation I tend to bias my tuition to the principle of getting it right in the camera
Whilst digital has opened up photography to the masses and in many ways is a positive, it has also spawned a host of bad / lazy 'photographers' who think that it can cure clueless technique and turn bad images into masterpieces.
(I do have a number of tuition documents available FREE for those genuinely interested.)
Here's a group for all those heated discussions about things we don't like, bad news, things that get on our nerves, discussion about paedophiles and terrorists and generally anything thats based around bad news.
Also, please use the group to start an...more
Trying to start a group where serious wildlife photographers can give and take constructive critique regarding the image in all aspects and the wildlife in question from getting into the right position through to the final uploaded image. Hopefully, then...more