2021: In Review

2021: In Review 2021 was the lost year. The pandemic still going on, hope on the horizon in the form of vaccinations. January: Head January began much as December ended, more Zoom meetings with Camera Club and RPS, and more time spent entering salons. There was a virtual work social at the end of the…

EFIAP/silver

EFIAP/silver I’m pleased to say that I’ve been awarded EFIAP/silver. This is the fourth level of the FIAP distinctions and it required me to have 300 acceptances from 100 images, with five awards in five different countries. This award is cumulative with EFIAP/bronze, so I could apply my previous acceptances towards this total, though the…

RPS DIGIT Magazine Article

Photo A Day Article in RPS DIGIT Magazine I was privileged to be asked to submit an article for publishing in the RPS’s Digital Imaging Group magazine. The article covered the evolution of my “Photo A Day” project during the Covid-19 Pandemic. The full article is reproduced below. The images shown on the first page…

2020: In Review

2020: In Review So, 2020. May you live in interesting times, they said. January: The Door We spent new year down with Sharon’s parents in Wiltshire, stopping off in Stow on the way back to take a photo of this door. We had to drive back on the New Year bank holiday as we were…

EFIAP/bronze

EFIAP/bronze I’m pleased to say that I’ve been awarded EFIAP/bronze. This is the third level of FIAP distinctions, and it required me to have 200 acceptances from 50 images, with four awards in five countries. It was a bit of a scramble to get this done during 2019, as the slate is wiped clean after…

2019: In Review

2019: In Review It’s that time of year when thoughts turn to a review of the year. This has been a year of travelling, partly caused by a move onto a much more interesting project at work. January: Betwixt Realities This image came about by chance. I’d taken my usual daily photo out in Leeds,…

ARPS

ARPS With my change in jobs a couple of years back, I found myself in the middle of Leeds trying to find my daily photo. I found it a real challenge at first – there were just so many people around – and I found myself taking photos looking up at buildings. I had seen…

EFIAP

EFIAP I’m pleased to say that I’ve been awarded EFIAP. This is the second level of the FIAP accreditations and it enables me to use the letters EFIAP after my name, in place of my existing AFIAP. My target this time was 250 acceptances, two awards, 20 countries, 50 distinct images, twelve prints and 30…

Lake District 2019

Lake District 2019 It’s been a while since we saw John Gravett at Lakeland Photographic Holidays, and we decided we should go back. We’ve done three courses with him before – one Landscape, one Black and White, and one city trip to Paris. Previously, courses were run fully residential, but he has now sold the…