Aperture Priority Blog

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6 Reasons To Use Nik Collection 5

Before I get to the 6 reasons to use Nik Collection 5 – first things first. What is the Nik Collection? The Nik Collection is arguably one of the most comprehensive collections of plugins,...

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Photographing Trees

Photographing Trees   I never really stopped to think about taking photographs of trees as a specific niche genre of photography. But apparently, it is! A Google search throws up dozens and dozens of...

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Ferry Reserve Freedom Camping Area

  Back in April I wrote a story called Our Favourite Freedom Camping Sites – Part 1. This isn’t Part 2 – that is still to come – probably after we finish our jaunt...

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Postcards From The North Island

Postcards From The North Island Growing up I remember listening to a radio programme by Alistair Cook called Letter From America. I loved his mellifulous voice, and the stories he told, and often thought...

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Time To Say Goodbye To Nikon

Goodbye to Nikon – but potentially not forever…. A Nikon D5100 has been the number one camera in my photographic arsenal since late 2012 – and it has been a really fun and competent...

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Awesome Black And White Street Views

It might be strange for me to say this, but this collection of photographs of black and white street views was inspired by – or rather motivated by – Canadian photographer Kyle McDougall’s visual...

Liverpool Football Club flying in my back garden.

Colour In The Garden

  If you’ve visited my Facebook or Instagram pages in the past couple of days you would have seen one or two photographs I captured highlighting the wonderful range of colour in the garden...