2016 Brighton and Hove Calendar now available

The 2016 Brighton and Hove calendar is now available, this is first year that Finn Hopson of Brighton Photography has taken over it’s production from Nigel Swallow. The calendar is comprised of the work of local Brighton Photographers including four of my images.

Brighton and Hove calendar 2016 cover

Brighton Calendar 2016 cover – Cover image by Finn Hopson

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I’ll be at Triggertrap’s LapseWorld in London on the 11th of October

TriggerTrap have asked me to give a short time-lapse talk at LapseLondon on the Saturday the 11th October. It’s a free event, all you have to do is register online. LapseLondon is a crowd sourced Time-lapse showing a snapshot of London life, they did something similar in April this year. If you want to be part of it bring your camera to London on the 11th of October.

London is just the first city to get in TriggerTrap’s LapseWorld tour next up is New York, San Francisco, Cape Town, and Milan. You can get all the LapseWorld details on TriggerTrap’s website here.

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MiniClick Photo Illustration collaboration with Eloise Dorr

For the most part everything MiniClick does is free and all the people that work for it do so on a voluntary basis. MiniClick is a Brighton based organisation that puts on free Photography events if you want to know more you can read my brief MiniClick history.

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Kevin Meredith (photo) Eloise Dorr collaboration. Purchase it here. See original image on Flickr

As part of a fundraising drive MiniClick asked 14 photographers including me to donate an image and then 14 illustrators were asked to add their work to them. My photo of a jubilant swimmer was sent to Eloise Dorr. You can purchase a one off print of Eloise Dorr’s and my collaboration from Miniclick’s shop. Continue reading

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More Adobe Lightroom tips you might not know

It’s been a little while since I’ve written some new hidden Lightroom tips. These tips are not aimed at the advanced or newbie user as they’re tips I’ve been told about, they’re not the kind of thing you would pick up exploring the software. These new tips include things like the magic of Match Total Exposures, revealing what area you have a selected with an Adjustment Brush, making fine adjustments with touching sliders and more. If you find these tips handy check out my other Lightroom articles which includes other tip articles here.

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Celebrating five years of MiniClick with talks and party!

MiniClick is celebrating it’s 5th year on 12th September with a series of talks and a party. I will be speaking alongside some of my favourite MiniClick speakers like: Peter Dench, Ewen SpencerAlex BamfordAntonio Olmos and Murray Ballard. The talks will take place between 12pm-6pm at the Unitarian Church on New Road and then the party will be at a venue which is yet to be announced. More details on the MiniClick website and their social media.

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View from the county hosptial

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MSK graffiti crew cover 100 meters of the Brighton i360’s hoarding

A group of graffiti artists from the MSK crew were invited to cover 100 meters of hoarding along the sea facing part of the Brighton i360 site last Sunday (9th August). I went along to document the process, last year there was a smaller event where I met four of the artists that were painting on Sunday. This time round 14 artists were painting all day: 192, Aroe, Alert, Aups, Avk, Gary, Jiroe, Morf, Msk, Owed, Rebus, Rench, Twesh, Vodka, Warg and Yesb. Usually when I’m shooting for i360 I am in trousers with hi-vis and hard hat, it was nice to be shooting in the sunshine with my shorts, baseball cap and Birkenstocks on.

Graffiti artist Aroe

Aroe tribute peace to recently deceased rapper Sean Price

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TriggerTrap’s Crowd Sourced 2015 EarthLapse Time-lapse

Last month TriggerTrap realised EarthLapse a crowd sourced time-lapse composed of time-lapse movies from 45 photographers shot 12 different countries. The idea was simple TriggerTrap asked people to capture a time-lapse of their location on the 22nd April (Earth Day) and then they would edit submitted movies together to create a snap shot of that day. I sent two clips in, one of Brighton Swimming Club and one from London with an unfortunately stationery London Eye which they did not use. Check out the full movie and my clips below.

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Revelations Experiments in Photography at the Science Museum’s Media Space

Revelations Experiments in Photography is a photographic exhibition focusing on Scientific photography and how Science has influenced photography. The exhibition is split into three sections: Once Invisible, The New Vision and After the Future.

Revelations Experiments in Photography Media Space Science Museum

The room ‘Once Invisible’ showcases the work of early pioneering scientific photographers which includes the first photograph of a solar eclipse and the first X Ray images. The more I learn about the history of early photography the more I find myself amazed at what could be achieved in a short time after the first permanent photographic image was captured in 1826. A lot of the images depict subjects that would of never been seen before the invention of photography weather that’s because they focused something really small, used long exposures or visualised the invisible like magnetic fields. Auguste Adolphe Bertsch’s image of a honey bee louse magnified 300 times really caught my eye, it’s a pin sharp picture of insect so small that it lives on a honey bee and it was taken in 1875.

Auguste Adolphe Bertsch Honey Bee louse

Auguste Adolphe Bertsch – Honey Bee louse magnified 300 times taken in 1875

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