PhotoActive Blog about the photography courses and workshops in Shropshire with Philip Dunn

Lockdown snaps

Simple Lockdown Snaps In my last post I talked about getting out with your camera during lockdown to photograph landscapes - but let's not get pompous and sniffy about cameras - what about simple lockdown…

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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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