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Welcome to my blog page. I am a freelance photographer specialising in fine art photography; photographing artwork, ceramics, scuplture, jewellery and pottery; and restoring historic photographs. I also work with camera motion control using the DitoGear rig. This is a great rig for camera control for timelapse, video and stop-motion animation.

In these page I will be describing some of the techniques that I use. I hope you enjoy reading them. Feel free to ask questions, to comment or provide updates.

Framed Prints and Canvas Wraps are now Available Online

Following requests from a number of people I have now opened an online shop as part of my gallery. Through my gallery shop you can purchase framed prints and canvas wraps. The gallery currently has sections of images from my collections: Kaleido-ART, Panoramata, and Places.

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Creating a Black-and-White Profile for Infrared Images

IR151254-2I use a modified Canon EOS 20D to capture infrared images, which are then processed in Adobe Lightroom. I shoot in RAW, and the images, when imported, are various shades of red – as would be expected. From this state they can be converted to monochrome (either shades of gray or other subtle variations) or to false colour images. There are various ways of doing a monochrome conversion. One way I have found useful is to create and apply a camera profile.

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