Photography articles & Tips

Here you can read and browse all my articles, tips and tutorials

In my blog you’ll find a variety of articles about photography with tips, tutorials, stories and latest information about me and my workshops.

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Fogbow
A rare phenomenon

Read the fascinating story of how I photographed this rare event and how the subsequent image went viral in the world media.

Kase Filters
review

After using Kase Filters extensively on several photography trips around the world, I have written a full Kase Filters review and comparison.

Photographing
Lofoten in winter

In these two videos I take you to six wonderful locations in Lofoten and explain how I composed the photos I took and show you the final images.
Cumbrian Floods, Buttermere, Lake District, England - 'Commended' 'Classic View Category - Take-a-View Landscape Photographer of the Year 2017-18
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A Crisis of Conscience – The Story Behind the Photo

As photographers, most of us will face at some point in our lives a moral dilemma. To shoot or not to shoot. My story below details the struggle that I had with my moral compass as to whether to photograph the flood-stricken county of Cumbria only days after they suffered their worst floods to date.

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Landscape Photography Q&A with Melvin Nicholson and Tony Higginson
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Landscape Photography Q&A with Melvin Nicholson and Tony Higginson

In an attempt to offer some light relief during these very difficult times, professional UK landscape workshop photographer Melvin Nicholson and fellow professional photographer Tony Higginson decided to create a light-hearted, in-depth question and answer video on a range of landscape photography related questions posed by their Facebook group followers.

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Amateur Photographer Magazine Front Cover
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Amateur Photographer ‘Great Shots Whatever The Weather’ Article

In November 2019 I was contacted by the Deputy Editor of Amateur Photographer, Geoff Harris and asked if I would like to be involved in providing content for an article entitled ‘Great Shots Whatever The Weather’ to be published at the end of January 2020. I was delighted to assist. My Fogbow image made it into the article too.

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My Top Ten Images of 2019, Melvin Nicholson Photography
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My Top Ten Images of 2019

HELLO and welcome to my Top Ten Images of 2019 and a brief explanation of the images and why I took them. This year, I have found the whole process of trying to decide which ten images make my top ten list so incredibly difficult for a range of reasons.

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