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Black Friday Print Sale – Limited Time Only!

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  It’s Black Friday! So I thought I’d have a Print Sale… I Love Christmas! I’m a big kid when it comes to Christmas – the food, the movies, the decorations, the weather, the presents! I think photos make great gifts, so to Celebrate Christmas I’ve come up with a fab offer for Black Friday….. A downloadable print sale for …

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What do you want to do with your Photography in 2014?

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Happy New Year for 2014! I’m very excited about 2014 and where my Photography could take me this year… Do you know what you want to do with your photography in 2014, what do you want to achieve this year? I may have said this before:) But I think photography is a journey and I think you constantly evolve and …

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It’s been a while…

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I didn’t want to just start posting again and ignore my lack of activity… Although it’s no excuse I have been very busy since last year with Google Business Photos, I’ve been through my training, certification process and I’m now a fully fledged Google Trusted Photographer (even got a t-shirt to prove it!). Google Business Photos is a program for …

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My Review: Canon 50mm f/1.8 II Lens

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So you’re having fun shooting with your DSLR, but you may be starting to look at some accessories for it? Like a new lens? The first lens I bought for my DSLR , besides the kit lens was a Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Lens. It’s a prime lens as in it has a set focal length, but tends to be …

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tPb News: Facebook, Portfolio and More…

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The Photographer Blog is on Facebook Finally I’ve done it The Photographer Blog is up and running on Facebook here – www.facebook.com/ThePhotographerBlog. Where you’ll find more easy tips and tricks to help improve your photography. So if you’re on Facebook (who isn’t these days) then you may want to check the page out and if you think it’s any good …

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Calling All DSLR Beginners

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Have Your Say… I want to hear from DSLR Beginners. I want to know the number 1 thing that is stopping you from making the most out of your camera and your photography at the moment. I’m committed to helping you to learn the skills and information that you need to improve your photography. And have fun with it! So …

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5 Must Read Articles for Digital Photographers

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After a little inspiration or just want to check out some great images, take a look: If you’re into underwater photography and want some inspiration then check this article out 31 Inspirational Underwater Images (did you spot the mistake?), these are amazing shots but my favourite is still the dolphins…. I’ve always liked black and white photography but never had the …

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Photography Challenge: Join SoFoBoMo 2011 with me!

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As I said in 5 tips to inspire your photography this year, it’s good to have a photography project to get you motivated and make you think. SoFoBoMo is a photography challenge to make a photo book in a month. Anyone can join in, and its been running every year since 2008. SoFoBoMo is short for Solo Photo Book Month – …

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“D-Day Gold Beach – Today” Photobook

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I‘ve finally completed my first self published photobook called ‘D-Day Gold Beach – Today’, and it’s up and ready to view and buy on the Blurb bookstore. I’m really happy that I’ve finished it, as it’s been an ongoing project for a while that I just kept putting to one side. In July 2009 my husband and I took a trip …

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2010 – Another Year Over…

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So here we are again the end of 2010 and another year over… While waiting for the New Year to roll in I was feeling that yearly urge to take a look back at what has happened in 2010 – to me anyway!  Either I’m starting to sound like my parents or age is catching up with me, because the …

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How I’ve Started a New Photoblog

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My sister is an artist and she wanted to start a blog to let people know what she’s been up to and what’s new on the painting front. She did have a ‘proper’ website but had to rely on a friend if she wanted to change or update anything. Which isn’t the best way of working so she decided to …

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Calumet Going Strong After 70 Years!

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I went to the Manchester Calumet tradeshow last thursday to celebrate 70 years of Calumet Photographic. I really enjoyed the day not least for the goody bag that I received for being one of the first 100 visitors through the door, or for the free sensor cleaning that they were offering. But also for the range of support that they …