Passion, Photography, Photo-Contests & Perseverance…

Do you love photography?  You’re here reading this blog so I am betting you do.  I am also betting that it’s a bit of an all consuming passion – almost obsessive and takes up a lot of your time, energy and thoughts as well as any spare pennies that you might have. I am also […]

Still-Life Blog or Nuala Get Your Ruler

Still Life in Photography  (Nuala get Your Ruler..)  A Painter is tasked with painting a bowl of fruit. We all did this at school, easy right…? Anyone can do it, no problem…? Then why are all the school paintings not hanging in galleries the world over.  Firstly, there wouldn’t be enough room but mainly most […]

February 2017 Chester Academy Evening – Conceptual Photography

February Chester Academy Evening – Conceptual Photography Thursday night at the Crowne Plaza hotel could only mean one thing, it was the Chester Welshot Academy evening. The vagaries of Chester traffic meant the delegates arrived in drips and drabs so to fill in time whilst we waited for our guest speaker, Lee gave those present […]

Welshot Lighting Academy Weekend – by Tracy Edwards

Every year, Welshot hosts a Lighting Academy weekend. It is designed to provide photographers with insight into a variety of lighting techniques, all of which can be achieved on a fairly modest budget. It ranges from natural light with a reflector, using speed-lights with reflectors and of course studio lighting with various modifiers. It’s an […]