Why Every Photographer Should Own a 50mm Lens
Why Every Photographer Needs a 50mm Lens

You’ve got a DSLR or mirrorless camera, and it probably came with a kit lens, something like a 18 – 55mm kit lens. The kit lens is great for learning how your camera works, however at some point you’ll probably want to invest in a higher-quality lens.  One of the most common questions asked on my beginners photography courses is ‘what lens should I buy next’? My answer is nearly always the ‘nifty fifty’, also known as a 50mm prime lens.Read More

Bluebell Photography Tips

Bluebell season is fast approaching, and the first few flowers are beginning to show their colour. If you’re planning on heading out to take some photos in the bluebells this spring then read on for some bluebell photography tips. Read More

Finding Great Light In Your Home

For many of us, the main reason we learn to use a camera is to take photos of our kids. Often, we are taking photographs of them on our home. Yet many people find they are disappointed in the photographs they take in their home. Homes can be tricky places to take good photographs until we start using the light that we find there. Read on for some hints and tips on finding and using great light in your home.Read More

Family Photography in Berkhamsted

As well as teaching beginners photography courses in Berkhamsted, I also offer family photography in Berkhamsted. 

Family photoshoots are a great way to get some lovely images of you and your family. You will also be making some happy memories to go with them. Read More

Dog Walks Near Berkhamsted

We are lucky enough to be surrounded by beautiful countryside, and there are many dog walks near Berkhamsted to choose from. In this blog we’ve picked 4 of our favourite walks. They are a combination of those that are super local, and those that are a little further away. Read More

Next lens to buy after the kit lens

When you buy a camera, most entry level cameras are sold as part of a bundle with a kit lens. A kit lens is generally an all round lens that is great while you are getting to know your camera and what it is possible of it. The most common kit lens has a focal length of 18 – 55mm. This means it can shoot from fairly wide angle (at 18mm) to reasonably zoomed in (at 55mm) and everything in between. A common question on my beginners photography courses is what lens to buy next? Read More