I often read how important it is to be on social media as a photographer, but the question I always see is “do I need a website when I have social media?”. The obvious answer would be no, but let’s discuss the importance of a website as a photographer. 

As you may know, we are in very strange times at the moment with what is going on with the Coronavirus pandemic and that we are all in lockdown. One of the positives that we can take from this, is that we all have more time to catch up on those photography tasks that we have been putting off for a while now. Let discuss a few things we can do during these unusual times.

In my second post in this series, I talk about one of my favourite images from my portfolio. An image from Llandudno which is situated on the North Coast of Wales.

If you are on YouTube, Twitter or Facebook and a photographer, you have probably seen a number of videos or articles on the benefits of Photography on mental health. I wasn’t sure to post this blog, as I didn’t want to be seen to be jumping on the bandwagon, or using mental health as a way to promote a website or YouTube channel. After much thought, I decided I would share the way that photography helps me to deal with my mental health.

In this series of blogs, I want to take you behind the scenes of an image each week, describe my reasons for taking the shots and what I was thinking when creating the image.

In my first post I want to take you back around 15 years ago, to the first shot I took that I was 100% happy with, not only technically but artistically too.

If you have watched one of my vlogs you may have seen that I shoot using a Micro Four Thirds camera specifically an Olympus OMD Em1ii. This system has gained a reputation for being an inferior choice to some other systems out there. So why do I still shoot Micro Four Thirds?