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The Lumix 200mm f2.8 lens: when to use it?

November 28, 2020 - One of the questions I get asked the most is, should I buy the 100-400mm f4.0-6.3 lens, or the 200mm f2.8 lens? That que...
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Having to work hard to get images

October 04, 2020 - As photographers, sometimes we go through periods whereby we have to work harder to get our images. This can be for a va...
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The story behind the frame

July 26, 2020 - As camera technology progresses and we see more cameras launched in the mirrorless segment, I read more and more online...
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Minimalism - a trend for the current times

June 21, 2020 - As I write this on the summer solstice, I am wondering where this year has gone. Lockdown has started to ease up, and it...
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Mes 9 meilleures images de 2019 (et premier blog en français!)

June 21, 2020 - Alors que 2019 touche à sa fin, je réfléchis à ce qui a été encore une année difficile personnellement. J'ai décidé d'éc...
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The much overlooked Panasonic 14-140mm f3.5-5.6 lens

November 03, 2019 - I am predominately a wildlife photographer. Yes I shoot landscapes and nature photography too, but most of what I shoot...
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A very personal blog: Mental Health and Photography.

September 25, 2019 - Watching the news media in the UK, there is lots of coverage about the visit of HRH Harry & Megan to Cape Town in South...
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Dune fox success! Getting up close to dune foxes with the Leica 50-200mm f2.8-4.0 lens

August 23, 2019 - In my last blog post I shared my failed attempts at trying to find the dune foxes at the Amsterdamse Waterleidingdunen N...
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The search continues: dune foxes

June 23, 2019 - Living in the Benelux region, it's no secret we have a fairly robust population of foxes. They are one of my favourite a...
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A day spent in mid-Wales with red kites and the Panasonic G9

June 18, 2019 - The last place I lived in the UK before I left for mainland Europe was Wales...and it was good to go back, because quite...
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Birds in flight photography with the Lumix G9

February 15, 2019 - Since the launch of the G9 in November 2017, the area where I have put the camera to most use is with bird photography....
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Travelling light, seascapes with the Lumix GX8

February 03, 2019 - Yes, I know...Panasonic already launched the GX9. But I bought the GX8 a while back, and for the moment I have no need t...
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Photographing the Northern Lights in Iceland

December 19, 2018 - If you ask any landscape photographer what there top 5 bucket list locations are, without a doubt Iceland will be in tha...
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Part 2: Landscape adventures with the Lumix 8-18mm f2.8-4.0 lens

November 24, 2018 - In part 1 of the blog I talked about the experience of visiting Les Aiguilles de Bavella in Corsica with the Panasonic G...
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Part 1: Landscape adventures with the Lumix 8-18mm f2.8-4.0 lens

September 28, 2018 - The summer has come and gone and what a summer it was. Here in northern Europe we had a heatwave. And so I decided to he...
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First impressions of the NEW Panasonic Lumx G9

November 08, 2017 - The past two days I have been in Cascais, just outside Lisbon in Portugal supporting the product launch at the Panasonic...
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Blurred lines...the state of photographic competitions.

October 19, 2017 - It has been an absolute age since I last wrote a blog. 2017 has been an immensely challenging year for me personally and...
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First thoughts on 6K Photography for Wildlife

February 22, 2017 - When the Panasonic GH5 announced one of the headline features was "6K Photo". At the time of the announcement it was not...
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The GH5 has arrived - my thoughts as a wildlife camera.

January 05, 2017 - Panasonic announced the GH5 at Photokina in Germany in October last year, but yesterday at CES, Las Vegas, there was a p...
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OPOTY 2016: Shortlisted!

December 05, 2016 - Well it seems like the competition season is upon us. There are a whole plethora of wildlife/landscape/nature competitio...
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Mirrorless: A viable option for wildlife photography? 3 years on...

October 04, 2016 - 3 years ago I wrote a blog about my second safari experience and using the mirrorless Panasonic system (GH3 at that time...
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The Isle of Skye with the Panasonic FZ1000 (Part 2)

September 19, 2016 - Part 2 of a 2 part blog If you have not yet read the first part of this blog then you can do so here. Day 2 of the Isl...
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The Isle of Skye with the Panasonic FZ1000 (Part 1)

September 08, 2016 - Part 1 of a 2 part blog Panasonic asked me to go on a mission with the FZ1000 bridge camera. The mission was to get 10...
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Little Owl: New Video

August 04, 2016 - Another July outing in the North of Belgium, this time to a specialist Little Owl hide. Little Owl's are seasonal, and...
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A visit to Zwin Nature Park with the Panasonic FZ1000

July 31, 2016 - I am a member of a local photography club and the club arranges regular outings and events. These outings are very diver...
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Another bird hide session!

July 11, 2016 - Its been an interesting few months. I've continued to focus on bird photography of late. The bird hides I've been using...
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A springtime case study: Coots

May 17, 2016 - In the last 6 months or so I've become a strong advocate of getting out locally in search of wildlife. I've found that m...
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A little piece of Africa in Belgium: Carole Deschuymere Exhibition

May 01, 2016 - On Friday 29th April I was invited to the opening of Carole Deschuymere's Exhibition opening "Wild van Afrika" in De Pan...
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Spring time landscapes and new content!

April 22, 2016 - It has been almost 1 month since my last blog. I will admit things have slipped in April! Since my return trip to the U...
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Canon: exciting times!

March 16, 2016 - I'm not a fan boy. I have a very healthy love-hate relationship with the three brands that I choose for my creative tool...
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Adventures in bird photography

February 14, 2016 - As much as I would love to be able to jump in my car and with a few hours be self driving in a big 5 game reserve on a w...
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First blog of 2016: Best wishes for the year to come!

January 04, 2016 - I ended 2015 with a blog which reviewed my year. It was good to look back and reflect on the photographic accomplishment...
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Penultimate blog of 2015 - Tsavo West Trip Report!

December 17, 2015 - This is a long overdue blog! I have been meaning to write a blog on my experience in Tsavo West for months, given it was...
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Jaci's Trip Report Part 2: The Photography

December 11, 2015 - In the second part of my Trip Report from Jaci's Lodges in Madikwe, South Africa, I want to focus on the photography. I...
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5 reasons to stay on your game this winter!

November 24, 2015 - Whenever I see blogs or articles which start "10 ways..." or "5 top tips..." or "7 reasons why..." I normally switch off...
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"Workshops - do your research" - a readers letter

November 19, 2015 - I do enjoy reading certain Photography Magazines. One of my favourites is Outdoor Photography which features a combinati...
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Jaci's Tree Lodge & Terrapin Hide Trip Report: Part 1

November 07, 2015 - Wow, so almost a month since my last blog. That's a long time! It isn't because I am short of content. Not at all. What...
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Make your wildlife images standout with Natural Framing

October 05, 2015 - I look at a lot of wildlife images. Through social media, via print, press, magazines, and of course short listed entrie...
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Adventures in seascape photography

August 11, 2015 - I think as photographers, if we stop pushing ourselves to learn new things then we are doing ourselves a disservice. I'm...
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Destination Amboseli, Kenya.

July 25, 2015 - It's been a few weeks now since my return from Amboseli, Kenya. So as a destination what should you expect from Ambosel...
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What do you expect from a safari?

July 16, 2015 - I've blogged about this before. No apologies about blogging on the same topic again. Why? Well because having been to A...
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The best camera you have, is the one you have with you!

June 15, 2015 - This weekend I was at my golf course when I parked my car in the car park and noticed something quite incredible: a fiel...
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Developing your photographic style: 5 things I learnt

April 13, 2015 - When you start out in photography you often look at others work and say "I wish I could take photos like that". I know t...
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Overcoming camera limitations with post processing

February 04, 2015 - I recently bought the Nik Collection Plug in's for Lightroom. For those of you less technically minded on the post proce...
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Go big, go wide!

May 09, 2014 - Before getting in to wildlife photography one of the aspects that actually seriously put me off making the jump was the...
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