Visiting Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK

This was not a planned visit – it has been a long time since a spontaneous trip has been orchestrated. The last time I was in Stratford-Upon-Avon was when I was a child. I can never remember exactly what event took me there but I know it was on a school trip. This time it…

Sketch Book 24/7

Some of the best advice I ever received from a friend, was to: “Carry a sketch book with you, wherever you go.” and it has always come in handy. When you can take it out of your bag or flip it open onto a desk and just start, it is so comforting to know that…

Magical Lantern Festival

Last year we went to the Botanical Gardens in Birmingham, to see what I can only explain as being a wonderful outdoor art exhibit. Not only was this a great photography opportunity for me, I learned some things along the way. The event is constructed based on Chinese culture and heritage, it was all colourful and…

Enjoy The Holidays

Whether you actively celebrate Christmas and the new year or not, we should all try to take this opportunity to enjoy the break. As most places start to wind down, we can take this time to relax and take reflection upon 2016. But be prepared to start right back up, and work towards achieving your 2017…

Visiting Passo Tonale, IT

The tone I set about taking holidays will never change: take them when you can, and make the most of them. It doesn’t matter if you take 1 day or 20, or if it is spent in a bed or even on the other side of the world. Rest, relax and refresh yourself doing things you will enjoy.…

Using A Tripod

Getting equipment for anything can sometimes become expensive.Then once you have all of what is required, you end up having to bring it around with you at all times. Tripods are great for photography, along with such things as a flash, multiple batteries and SD cards. Recently, I have been using this tripod a lot more…

Attending Art Events

Attending any kind if networking or showcase event is great. Attending an art event, to be specific, is progress into your field or artwork. You will not always get the same reception at every event because it will depend on what is on offer and what you take from the event on a whole, but…