Tagged: France

The Blue Hive

Choosing a photographic theme

I’ve spoken before about choosing a photographic theme when you’re in a new location. A big city such as Paris, New York, London or Melbourne can be overwhelming when you first get there and...

Should I crop my image?

There are generally two kinds of photographers – those that develop their images in software and those that “get it right in camera” and don’t do any post processing other than basic tonal adjustments....

A motor scooter in Paris

What’s in my camera bag?

I’ve been asked what’s in my camera bag several times lately, so I thought I’d explain what photographic equipment I carry and why. Travel Photography When I’m travelling I actually pack pretty light these...

Two on the boardwalk

Removing objects in photographs

Should I remove objects from photographs? This is a question I’ve been asked more than once. The answer is simple… “it depends”. If you’re a photojournalist that makes a living making newsworthy images, then...

Jardin du Luxembourg

Fujifilm X100S goes to Paris

The is not going to be a full-blown review of the Fujifilm X100S. First, the camera has been around for a while now and there are plenty of reviews already online. Second, I’m not...

Sailboats in Jardin du Luxembourg

Sailboats in the centre of Paris

The Jardin du Luxembourg, or Luxembourg Gardens, are located in the 6th arrondissement of Paris on the Left Bank of the River Seine. The gardens are about 60 acres in size and full of...