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Several times over the past few weeks I have either been asked various questions related to starting up a photography business OR have heard the infamous “I have a nice camera, how hard can it be to run my own business?” This has prompted me to put together a series of blog posts illustrating

The thorax of a Giant Pomponia I was shooting in the studio recently.  

The joys of image theft!! In the past I have written about protecting on-line images, how to ensure copyright of your images using IPTC and how the ignorance used by some people makes them think that image theft totally acceptable. To date I have been lucky enough to avoid the problem … until today that is!!!

A colour palette from the gorgeous Cotswold Lavender at Broadway. Worcestershire – full blog post.

One of the gorgeous bible illustrations I have been working with recently – The Bluebell Angel.

I’ve noticed that every now and again something happens, sometimes good and sometimes bad, that takes you on an unexpected photographic journey. It is happening to me more and more frequently recently and taking me on some totally unexpected routes.

The gorgeous, sumptuous pinks of the Magnolia tree.   Taken at Batsford Arboretum on 18th April 2014  

A really soggy start to the New Year  continued into a wet February and the need for something new, fresh and a little different was needed for me to focus on. After the success of the Macro Insects webinar at the end of January, on behalf of The Photographer Academy, I started receiving questions about what plants

Just catching up on some images and found this one of some hellebores glowing in the sun, must have been one of the few days in February we didn’t get any rain!

It looks like the weather has finally taken a turn for the better and things are really starting to bloom in the garden, including these little Forget-Me-Nots, Myosotis.