Monthly Archives: October 2012

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Exhibition: Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Every year I make an effort to see the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at the Natural History Museum in Knightsbridge, London.

It showcases some of the best photographs of animals complete with the story behind the picture and, for the gearheads, all the metadata you can eat. Some years are better than others, but this year the focus was back on the animals and I think the lineup was really strong. Continue reading


Silence by Tadao Ando

Stumbled across this fountain, by Japanese artist Tadao Ando, in London’s Mayfair district today. This is one of those situations where you have to kick the camera into manual and decide whether you’re going to focus on the reflection on the surface or the pattern beneath the surface, a decision made more difficult by wind rippling the water. When I got home and saw the pictures on a big screen, the shot I least expected to work was the keeper. Continue reading


Hey guys, Lightroom 4.2 is available. It includes the RAW support for the Nikon D600, and tethered capture for the D4, D800 and D800e. I didn’t realise the latter wasn’t supported yet – must have been quite a wait for those who bought new cameras at the start of the year! Lens correction has been added for the 24-85mm and 28-300mm lenses.