Photography

One of my favourite disciplines of photography

Product photography is one of my favourite disciplines of photography. Especially so when it’s done right. It’s taken me a while to get anywhere near happy with the quality of my shots but, slowly and surely, I’m starting to feel happier and happier with them (although they’re still a long way from being perfect). So, since I’ve learnt some things about product photography, I thought… Read More »One of my favourite disciplines of photography

Bikes Don’t Sit Still Long Enough

Back-lit photography can be extraordinary but can also be very challenging. For a while now, I’ve really struggled when subjects are directly lit from behind. It poses the problem that the detail can be lost in the front of the subject. When it comes to bikes, that can mean that the rider’s face can’t be seen in the shot. The seemingly simple answer would be… Read More »Bikes Don’t Sit Still Long Enough

It does mean carrying a ridiculous full-size rucksack about

I love photography. Aside from mountain biking, I’d say it’s my favourite hobby and it probably ties on the top spot. I love creating feelings through images – capturing the way something looks is one thing but bringing the image home and tweaking it to make it feel the same as it did when I took it; that’s the draw of it all. Inevitably, this… Read More »It does mean carrying a ridiculous full-size rucksack about

I know… that sounds arty

For a while now, I’ve been interested in photography. It’s been a bit of a passion which has led me to merge both bikes and cameras together. The vast majority of the imagery around this website was created by me. When I’m in a picture, it’s usually one that’s been taken by George on my camera once I’ve set it up; we ride together fairly… Read More »I know… that sounds arty

5 Tips For Better Photos

A few weeks back I had the pleasure of riding bikes with George and Alan (from the Feral Marmot Collective). We got chance to ride the flow routes of Lady Cannings, albeit in icy conditions. Whilst we were there, we got to begin a new part of the To The Trail YouTube channel – tips and hints on video and photo creation. So, without any… Read More »5 Tips For Better Photos