Category Archives: Journal

Technique discussion, technical posts etc.. Posts designed for the blog not the gallery.

Practicing the Brenizer Technique


Ryan Brenizer‘s work was first introduced to me by a close friend (for those who know him, Andy P) and I’ve been a fan since. His site has entered into my daily site check rota. He has an obvious passion for photography but its more his thirst for ever evolving and developing his goody bag of techniques that i find most fascinating. From instantaneous flash, continuous video light or even iPhone right down to spotting strange, astray splashes of light in a parking lot, the way he has learned to observe his surrounding for light is admirable. The Brenizer Technique has also been […]

Guildford Sport Relief Mile 2012


The University of Surrey Students’ Union, with support from the University and Surrey Sports Park organized a Sport Relief Mile Run on campus. It took place on the 25th March 2012. I was one of the days official photographers (although it seems my photos were never shared on the web page 🙁 ). It was a great family style day out and we couldn’t have wished for better weather !   >>>The Complete Album from the day <<<   A group shot of the admin team which organized the whole event:    

Strobist Practice – Playing Catchup


Although these photos were taken a very long time ago but never had the chance to do more than copy them off the card at the time. I had since largely forgotten about them. Even without processing they served their purpose of learning through practice. Both Andy and I wanted some practice with ‘on the spot’ lighting set-ups. So, after a quick scout of the foyer we decided on some photo ideas then lit them in turns. Feedback encouraged 🙂