I am SO excited to share with you a beautiful video review that I did with the guys from F-Stop Gear on their Ultralight bag for women, The Kashmir. We took a quick trip to beautiful Macedonia so I could test the bag out and unsurprisingly, I fell in love with it.
AND there are a couple of special discounts going right now. If you order a Kashmir bag, you can get 33% off any ICUs you buy with it with the code: KASHMIRICU33OFF
But wait! If you are a big strong guy who wants a Mountain series bag instead, you can save 33% too, with the code ICU33OFF. Something for everyone! 🙂
T&Cs for the kashmir discount: Only valid for Kashmir UL, Orders scheduled to ship April 2016, Offer expires on 29th February 2016, Discount is limited to 1 order per customer, Discount is limited to 2 of each size of ICU per order, You will be charged at the moment of purchase.
Perspective – Is it Impending Doom? or The Worst has Past?
How we perceive our reality makes a huge difference in our happiness.
I don’t do New Year’s resolutions and I’m not interested in dwelling on the past. My primary focus lately is to experience the best in each moment. Sounds lovely, doesn’t it? Yeah, I fail a lot, but I’m getting better at it and when I get it right, it’s SO worth it. So here’s to enjoying NOW – appreciating what is, what we have, who we are and who we are with.
Happy Now. Ok, ok – Happy New Year too. 🙂
This image is from the stunning Copper Coast in Southern Ireland. John Dunne and I are leading two workshops there later this year. You could join us! More information here: www.lightlandandsea.com If you act fast, you could save €50 on the February Workshop.
February 26 – 28th *€50 discount*
October 14 – 16th
April 22 - 24th
September 16 - 18th
The Causeway Coast covers a large area of Northern Ireland, rich with culture, history and beauty, with iconic locations like the UNESCO World Heritage site Giant’s Causeway, Dunluce Castle, Mussenden Temple, as well as quaint harbours, sea stacks and cliffs falling into the North Atlantic Ocean. Find Out More
The Copper Coast is a diverse geological area in southern Ireland that is named for the historic metal mining industry of the area. It is peppered with ruins of times past, glorious cliffs falling into the Celtic Sea and beautiful sea stacks. Find Out More
Come with me on a photography adventure. I want to show you the beautiful Western Cape of South Africa and talk to you about what photography means to me and how I approach it from start to finish in this exclusive, travelogue-style video tutorial produced in collaboration with filmmaker Armand Dijcks. Order Now! 🙂
In this three part video series, I discuss many things, including all of the following:
the definition of fine art photography
color vs black & white photography
knowing your camera
composition & orientation
getting a feel for locations
using the light to your advantage
preparation before visiting a location
danger point lighthouse – Preparation and shooting
Cape Agulhas shipwreck – Composition, dealing with weather and tides
what’s in my camera bag
reasons to shoot long exposures
getting your shot in-camera
importing, rating & metadata in Adobe Bridge
preparing the image using Dfine
black & white conversion in Silver Efex Pro
finishing touches in Photoshop
creating panoramic images
and so much more…
Join me on my journey to photograph some of the most beautiful locations in South Africa’s Western Cape. I’ll share with you my thoughts on researching locations, artistic vision, what fine art photography is, post processing workflow and much more as we travel to a shipwreck and a lighthouse.
Africa with Athena, the tutorial video I have been working on with the very talented videographer, Armand Dijcks is available for pre-sale now.
It will be ready for download on March 1st, but if you pre-order before that date, you will receive it for $49 instead of the regular price of $59.
We will take you from on site at each location to the finished images.
I’m very pleased to say that I’ll be doing another workshop in the stunning Outer Banks of North Carolina with the Mountains to Sea guys – Alistair Nichol and Tommy White this summer. We had a fabulous time last year shooting sunrise at a pier, sunset and stars at a lighthouse, dunes, more piers, sunrise at another lighthouse, laughing and eating great food together, learning a lot in the classroom and then shooting a bonus ruined pier. I absolutely can not wait to get back and do it all again. Join us! 🙂