This lovely new set of fine art Photoshop textures has just been added to The Texture Shop. I had a lot of fun making these, I always try to incorporate hand made layers into my collections and for this set I got very messy playing with alcohol ink. Trying to clean it off my hands […]
Each month one texture collection will be featured in the Texture Shop and available for the whole month with a saving of 15%. The featured collection for May is Inky Papers a beautifully toned set of fine art Photoshop Textures with a slight paper texture. There’s no code needed to save, just add them to […]
I’ve been thinking a lot about my photography recently, about the things I’d love to shoot and the things that are accessible to shoot (unfortunately at the moment the two couldn’t be further apart but that’s something to work on for the future) and I’ve come to realise two important points; I rarely shoot near […]
Each month end creeps up on me and takes me completely by surprise and I find myself in a bit of a rush trying to make time to think of the prompts, create the graphics, write a blog post etc. Every month I find myself thinking that perhaps this year should be the last time […]
It was April 1st and I gazed with frustration at the clusters of grape hyacinths that persisted in growing in a small gap between my driveway and next door’s lawn, despite my best efforts at pulling them out for several years running. I was tempted to pull them up yet again but it suddenly struck […]
Here is the next set of prompts for the weekly photo project, if you haven’t joined so far it’s not too late, all you need to do is take a photo inspired by the prompt and share in the Facebook group. All skill levels are more than welcome in the group, you can use a […]
It’s not too late to join in with the weekly photo project, all you need to do is take a photo inspired by the prompt and share in the Facebook group. When you share your image please take a few minutes to visit some of the other posts in the group, a few kind words […]
The first two new texture collections of the year are now available in The Texture Shop. Click the link below each image to view more info and sample images.
It’s time for the next set of prompts but it’s definitely not too late to join the Project 52 if you haven’t already. Simply take a photo inspired by the prompt and share in the Facebook group. When you share your image please take a few minutes to visit some of the other posts in […]
Happy New Year! Well we are almost in a new year and it’s time to start all over again with another weekly photo project, I might even join in myself this year for a change. Here are the prompts for January… If you are new to the project there are very few rules, simply take […]
Do you ever take a set of photos, dismiss them immediately because they somehow aren’t quite what you had in mind then stumble across them months later and wonder why on earth you were so dismissive of them?Yes, me too! I few months ago I discovered my old Lensbaby mobile lens lurking deep in the […]
I’m not quite sure what happened this month but as lockdown started I felt more inspired than ever and I’ve been busy creating new textures. There has been a lot of playing around with paints, inks and print making techniques which has been messy and great fun. So much fun that I’ve ended up creating […]
I’m really pleased to share the latest addition to The Texture Shop. The Watercolour Collection is based on hand painted watercolours and is combined with lots of digital layers to create a painterly set of textures that are suitable for all genres of photography. For more details, or to buy a set, please click here.
Shooting wide open with the Lensbaby Velvet 85 – my tips for better focus.
I’m really excited to share the news that I have recently been invited to become a Lensbaby Ambassador. If you follow my blog or are connected with me on social media I’m sure you will already know how much I love my Lensbaby lenses so it really is an honour to be invited to be […]