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Alex Hare

Alex specialises in stylish weddings, inspirational landscapes and creative business photography. He also leads photography holidays around the UK and abroad with Tripod Travels.

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The Photography Blog: ‘Control Order House’ by Edmund Clark – Photographing our response to terrorism, Arts

The Photography Blog: ‘Control Order House’ by Edmund Clark – Photographing our response to terrorism

Recent events in Boston have served as a painful reminder of the threat posed by terrorism. In Control Order House, a book launched recently by Edmund Clark, we look at how a state (in this case the British Government) responds to this threat; the legislation passed and, above all, the effect it has on those that are subjected to it.

By | Arts, Notebook | Monday, 20 May 2013 at 1:30 pm

The Photography Blog: A quick chat with… Geoff Tompkinson, Notebook

The Photography Blog: A quick chat with… Geoff Tompkinson

Geoff Tompkinson is a photographer at the forefront of what can be achieved with a modern digital SLR. He’s been dubbed ‘the man who controls time’ after producing some of the most innovative and stunning footage from the world’s major cities with his camera. Welcome to Geoff’s world of hyperlapse photography.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Monday, 25 March 2013 at 6:00 pm

The Photography Blog: Can a camera ever capture a truthful image?, Notebook

The Photography Blog: Can a camera ever capture a truthful image?

Tom Jenkins wrote a piece recently on the timeless photography debate about editing our pictures and retaining what can loosely be described as ‘the truth’ captured by the camera.

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 19 March 2013 at 12:40 pm

New point-and-shoot technology: ‘It’s a camera, Jim, but not as we know it…’, Digital Digest

New point-and-shoot technology: ‘It’s a camera, Jim, but not as we know it…’

The future of camera technology has picked up pace recently and two cameras in particular are breaking new ground.

By | Digital Digest, Notebook, Science & Technology | Monday, 14 January 2013 at 3:26 pm

The Photography Blog: A quick chat with… Charlie Waite, Notebook

The Photography Blog: A quick chat with… Charlie Waite

Charlie Waite is one of Britain’s most successful and well known landscape photographers. We catch up with Charlie as he enjoys a quiet few moments at the National Gallery in London to talk photography and learn something about Charlie that no one knew before.

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Friday, 4 January 2013 at 2:17 pm

The Photography Blog: New cameras, new technology.  But is it of any use to our photography?, Notebook

The Photography Blog: New cameras, new technology. But is it of any use to our photography?

Two recent releases of the latest and greatest compact cameras have introduced some interesting new technology. In addition to the usual advances in auto focus speed, number of megapixels and ISO performance, we have some new and groundbreaking features to consider.

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Wednesday, 12 December 2012 at 1:06 pm

The Photography Blog: Landscape Photographer of the Year, Notebook

The Photography Blog: Landscape Photographer of the Year

The Landscape Photographer of The Year 2012 (LPOTY) competition has announced its winner and we have a feast of photography all taken in Britain to admire and enjoy.

By | Notebook | Saturday, 10 November 2012 at 4:00 am

The Photography Blog: Great shot! But what will you do with it now…?, Notebook

The Photography Blog: Great shot! But what will you do with it now…?

I received an email recently from reader Peter Loud who took the time to tell me how he uses his enthusiasm for photography as a means to document his local community.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Wednesday, 3 October 2012 at 6:00 am

The Photography Blog: Is a photography degree worth the paper it’s written on?, Opinion

The Photography Blog: Is a photography degree worth the paper it’s written on?

The new academic year is almost upon us and as universities prepare to open their doors to the latest batch of students paying the highest fees in history for their education, we take a look at whether embarking on a photography degree is still a worthy option.

By | Opinion | Tuesday, 25 September 2012 at 4:00 am

The Photography Blog: What’s the reality of becoming a DSLR user? Are we aware we might be getting into more than we bargained for?, Arts

The Photography Blog: What’s the reality of becoming a DSLR user? Are we aware we might be getting into more than we bargained for?

Among the photographers I meet, there is an overriding sense that DSLR’s give us a sense that we have a ‘real’ camera which we can use as a basis for shooting more photographs that we’ll be pleased with.

By | Arts, Science & Technology | Sunday, 26 August 2012 at 4:00 am

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