Flash Powder

Flash Powder At the Advertiser, the photo-sales were printed by old Dougie. Way beyond the age of retirement, and certainly in his late seventies, Dougie was a formidable character; a former chief photographer on the…

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Poppies and Flash

Even in the simplest of photographs, it can sometimes be the smallest of details that make a very big difference to the overall effect. Take this straightforward picture of the Remembrance Day poppies in our…

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When you are spotted taking a candid shot
Kashmir - peasant woman portrait. She looks at the camera from behind clasped hands showing signs of work and dirt. Vale of Kashmir

When you are spotted taking a candid shot

I had taken several photographs of this Kashmiri woman before she spotted the camera. So what was the first thing I did when she looked at me? Photograph by Philip Dunn First reactions So what…

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Online Zoom Photography Lessons

I am now offering live, online Zoom lessons to photographers wanting to improve their skills and move on to the next level. Now you can enjoy the benefits of real professional photography tuition in your…

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Rainy Autumn Photography Workshop

Autumn colours and people photography were at the top of the list for our photographers last Saturday. Shrewsbury is a beautiful town at any time of the year, but when the leaves fall in autumn,…

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Photographing Shows and Exhibitions
cloth caps and poultry at a poultry show

Photographing Shows and Exhibitions

I've always enjoyed photographing shows and exhibitions. It's not just the wonderful array of interesting things to look at that makes me want to take pictures - I get a buzz from photographing the exhibitors…

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Long Exposures and Hot Pixels
Long exposures during night photography

Long Exposures and Hot Pixels

When you take a very long exposure during a session of night photography, maybe 20 seconds or more, why does the camera take so long to process the image? This question came up during my…

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Art Prints for sale

The Philip Dunn Collection Now you can buy beautiful art prints online. The Philip Dunn Collection has evocative and exciting images covering everything from hard news to street photography, and landscapes to abstract images. The…

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