Long exposure shots - Anki Overdrive

Posted: 2016-12-27 | anki | overdrive | long exposure

So - this holiday in addition to normal presents for the kids and since I was going to be at home with them for some days while my wife was at work I grabbed Anki Overdrive as a “something to do when the kids get bored”.

It’s turned out to be a success...

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Updating D4S firmware

Posted: 2016-01-06 | nikon | d4s | firmware

My Nikon D4S had the C firmware 1.20 and L firmware (Distortion Control Data) 2.005. C 1.30 and L 2.009 were available.

I need to do the update from a mac.

C Firmware

Downloading the C firmware was simple.

It downloads a F-D4S-V130M.dmg which contains...

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Kew Gardens - Christmas Lights 2015

Posted: 2015-12-28 | photo | kew gardens | night | christmas

While visiting the UK for Christmas this year - we took a trip to see the Kew Gardens Christmas Lights walk together with dad and my brother and his family.

The full gallery is available on

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Photographing Smidig 2014

Posted: 2014-10-28 | photo | conference | smidig

So I’ve just spent the last two days being the conference photographer for Smidig 2014. Last thursday my boss (who is also on the management team for the conference) said “I’ll get you free tickets if you photograph the event”. Now I know that Smidig...

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A pylon line(s)

Posted: 2014-03-23 | photo | black/white | lines

First photo assignment from dedpxl (Zack Arias) is lines.

This is a later shot (first shot) - and I like the structure of this one :)

Pylon on
Pylon by Chris Searle

Pylon on | Pylon...

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Waterlogued Loo

Posted: 2014-03-16 | photo | waterlogue | isles of scilly

I needed some different/colourful images for the newly decorated loo wall :)

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Cloud Lines

Posted: 2014-03-09 | photo | black/white | clouds | sunbeams | lines

First photo assignment from dedpxl (Zack Arias) is lines.

I like the composition here - we get the power lines themselves running parallel to the hills behind - yet the sunbeams come in with a completely contrary direction.

Cloud Lines on ...

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Winter Frost

Posted: 2013-11-24 | photo | black/white | frost | hoarfrost

Hoarfrost on the bushes near to Kalbakken T-bane station - taken on Sunday when heading to Nordtvet Gård for a ride on their horse-drawn cart. This is the same place that provides horse riding lessons to A and E.

Winter Frost on

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