Choosing a BCD – What I’ve learned from too many purchases

Buying a BCD? Well, this is my experiences matched to that process… having made three choices I finally found the right one for me. Perhaps a useful story for your selection process Continue reading Choosing a BCD – What I’ve learned from too many purchases

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Technical Knowledge or Something More

I’ve given a few photography classes over the last year.  I’m a self professed nerd and so the technical side of photography really appeals to that side of my nature.  The creative side is the balance to my more day to day work. I found that when I give the lessons it was really focused on the technical aspects of taking a photo.  Composition, settings, … Continue reading Technical Knowledge or Something More

Slipping into Ballroom shoes!

What on earth have I let myself in for?! My current journey has had me cross paths with a very cool woman that runs a project that helps people that are dying of cancer document their lives, and their dying thoughts so they can create a written, and photographic, legacy for their family.  It’s an intensely beautiful way of concluding one’s life, and those who … Continue reading Slipping into Ballroom shoes!

Stepping into the light…

I speak for myself, but after having spent too long in a dark place there is something magical about coming back into the light.  All of a sudden there is a sense of what’s possible, and that dreams aren’t just something for paper or to be left floating in some kind of ethereal limbo. Although I’ve never really doubted I do sometimes forget that life … Continue reading Stepping into the light…

Slipping into Rock Boots…

The story begins.  Some time ago I’d created a vision of life in the mountains.  The more I thought about it the more I realised that I wasn’t quite equipped to get where I’m going. The journey was partly kickstarted by a random meeting, that would then lead to the creation of quite a mental hurdle for how I would like to progress.  It was … Continue reading Slipping into Rock Boots…