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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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 K9 Filters

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

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.
Canon EOS M6 Unboxing and initial review - Melvin Nicholson Photography

Canon M6 Mirrorless – Unboxing & Initial Review

Well I have finally taken the plunge and bought myself a mirrorless camera, a Canon EOS M6 no less. Fear not, it has not replaced my Canon 5D MK4 but it will work well as a vlogging camera (filming myself on location for my YouTube channel) as well as a lighter, smaller and more compact camera for those times when I do not want to carry a larger and heavier DSLR.

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Fanad Lighthouse, County Donegal, Ireland

North-West & Giant’s Causeway, Ireland Blog

During the first week of May this year, I visited Ireland with the intention of spending seen days touring around both Northern Ireland and Ireland visiting a couple of dozen locations with my camera scouting for a couple of five-day workshops that I wish to run over there this September and next spring.

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Taking delivery of my new 9 seater Ford Tourneo

Welcome to the new nine-seater company minibus

I would like to introduce you to my very latest company purchase from my local Ford dealership Evans Halshaw in Preston. This afternoon I excitedly collected the keys to a stunning luxury nine-seater Ford Tourneo Custom Limited long wheelbase minibus.

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Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year Competition. Melvin Nicholson Neist Point

Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016-17 – ‘Commended’

I am delighted to be able to announce that my Neist Point image has received a ‘Commended’ award in this year’s prestigious Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year competition. The printed book arrive a couple of days ago and I am so impressed, not only at the quality of the photography that successfully made the book but also the quality of the printing and presentation.

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