On Writing.

December 03, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
I have never really considered myself a professional writer. I am a dabbler, a hobbyist. I have an interest in describing factual events, in unorthodox and fruity ways. Much like how my photography started, it was an experiment, another outlet in which to create in. It was somewhat accidental. I have forever been a grammar nazi, one of you who fe...
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Saved my Bacon! Some useful tools for Photographers with PCs

October 05, 2016  •  2 Comments
I've been thinking about writing some more useful blogs in the coming months, mostly centered around some of the things that I've come across that are worthy of a mention, a review or a closer look at. I'd like to start this trend by posting about some of the programs that have saved me from certain failure, really cool tools that everyone should...
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Why are we still asking: “What settings should I use?”

September 21, 2016  •  1 Comment
This question has been grinding on me for some time now, and it is predominantly one that I come across in camera clubs and casual meetup groups. For clarification, I’m not attempting to lessen the experience of photography for anyone, merely putting the idea out there that answering this question is potentially misleading for the person asking it,...
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AIPP APPA 2016 aka "Mel's Gamble"

September 03, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
For someone who writes so often, I'm having trouble adequately expressing how amazed, honoured and surprised I am, to have done so well in this years AIPP APPA / Incite 2016. Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine that I would be a Finalist for Creative Professional Photographer of the Year! Every single year, professional photographers in Austr...
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