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Kim Ayres
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Photographer, Philosopher, Musican and Writer. With a beard.
Photographer, Philosopher, Musican and Writer. With a beard.

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Recently I've begun to question whether every photo should strive to be a mini-masterpiece. So I wrote a blog post to explore to my thoughts about the power of the snapshot... Click through if you're interested :)
http://kimayres.blogspot.co.uk/2017/07/rediscovering-snapshot.html

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Roger Lever - Revisiting past experiences
I came face-to-face with Maasai warriors on a fundraising charity trek through the African wilderness. The ancient tribe were our guides as myself and 26 other trekkers hiked through the Rift Valley in Tanzania, raising more than £50,000 in total to help fi...

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David Moses - Quick Tip to improve your photography - Work the Scene
One of the easiest and most effective ways to improve your street photography is to work the scene. You see, what most photographers do is hurriedly take one or two photographs and then move on. This can be for any number of reasons such as 1 – they are a...

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Jesse Beaman - Astrophotography with a Tracker
I have recently purchased an astrophotography tracker - a piece of equipment used to improve the quality of night photography images. In this blog I will describe what a tracker is, how and why it’s used, and also show my progress so far. So, what’s a track...

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Allan Wright - The Duskmeister
Early last year I was idly looking at new cameras in my favourite camera shop. I was happy enough with what I had, but, creatively I guess I was a little bit in the doldrums. Good salesmanship was applied to this lost soul as I was gently introduced to a ne...

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A man in his shed - graphic designer, Douglas Walker creates seriously cool screen printed posters when he wants time away from his computer. Click through for more:

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Kim Ayres - Fashion Shoot at the Rural Mural
"A fashion shoot in front of bold, colourful, urban graffiti," said Morag MacPherson as we bounced ideas around on how to photograph her textile designs. "Sounds cool - do we know anywhere around here that has something like that on the walls?" "Errrrrr..."...

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Are we nothing more than organic wiring and programming?

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Roger Lever - This Earth is Precious
This Springtime has been one of the most lingering and exquisite that I can remember since coming to live in Dumfries and Galloway. On my daily walk with my dog Rosie I am constantly in awe of the quiet inevitability of signs of the newly emerging season. T...

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I've heard rumours that life doesn't have to just be working hard or vegging out. What is this mysterious notion of relaxation and recuperation? And can you help me find it?
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