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After posting the link to the BBC story about Richard Kelly, and a bit of discussion with AJ, I had a delve in the archives to find the photos I took of the mini festival we had in the garden featuring Francesca and her musical friends. This was back in 2011, so all images were take in on auto and a...Read More

Using extension tubes

When it comes to gadgets and gizmos, one of the things that makes a huge difference - but is often overlooked - is the humble extension tube, writes Jon Adams. If you’re not familiar with these contraptions, they are hollow tubes with a lens mount on one end and a camera mount on the other, and they...Read More

Behind the scenes in the Arctic

The dust (or should that be snow?) has settled on this year’s epic trip to the Arctic onboard the Kinfish, and I’m sure, like me, many of those on the trip are only just beginning to look at all the amazing images they took. I’m sure we’ll come to those in due course, perhaps on a zoom so that we ca...Read More

FM judging: Magic Moments + Fresh & Fruity

It was a full-on hour of judging as HQ took on two rounds of Foto Mission entries in an FM-double header zoom session. As always there were some great entries and some dubious judging from Andrew and Jon. Tune into to watch the chat and discover the winners. 

First look at Lightroom’s new Denoise

The latest release of both Lightroom Classic and Adobe Camera Raws has introduced a new Denoise Ai function to help with noise removal on high ISO images. In this 10 minute video AJ takes a first look at its capabilities and draws a conclusion on whether it's worth using.

How ‘real’ is your photography?

Unless you’ve been under a rock (or bobbing about in the Arctic) for the last week, you probably noticed that a controversial debate has been reignited in the photo community about the relationship between photography and reality, writes Jon Adams.