Amateur Photographer Magazine, Geoff Harris Interviews Melvin Nicholson

Interview with Amateur Photographer Magazine

HOW ONE LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHER IS GETTING THROUGH THIS YEAR Recently, I was contacted by Geoff Harris, Deputy Editor for Amateur Photographer magazine. He asked if I would be willing to be interviewed on the subject of how I, as a professional landscape photographer, who runs workshops and tours, is coping during this current global pandemic. I gladly accepted and spent a thoroughly enjoyable half an … Read more

Cumbrian Floods, Buttermere, Lake District, England - 'Commended' 'Classic View Category - Take-a-View Landscape Photographer of the Year 2017-18

A Crisis of Conscience – The Story Behind the Photo

A Crisis of Conscience. As photographers, most of us will face at some point in our lives a moral dilemma. To shoot or not to shoot. That is the question. 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 in December … Read more

Landscape Photography Q&A with Melvin Nicholson and Tony Higginson

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. The topics discussed include their favourite locations, photographers and images right through to a variety … Read more

Amateur Photographer Magazine Front Cover

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. During our thirty minute conversation on … Read more

My Top Ten Images of 2019, Melvin Nicholson Photography

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. I have visited more amazing places during 2019 including Canada, Venice and Tuscany for the … Read more

Topaz DeNoise

The Amazing Topaz DeNoise, Noise Reduction Editing Software

A good friend of mine shared on Facebook three versions of the same image shoot with his Canon 7D MK2 stating that the noise levels were higher than he’d like. He also mentioned that he had run the image through Topaz’s DeNoise noise reduction, noise reduction editing software and found it to be quite simply amazing. As someone who shoots with a Canon EOS R … Read more

2020 Calendar Poll Results / Pre-Order my 2020 Calendar

WOW, what a response I received from over 250 of you who, when asked to decide which twelve images should grace my A3 2020 Calendar, stepped forward and voted in droves. Just to recap, I wanted the process of creating my 2020 calendar to be an interactive experience and so I made the decision that I wanted to give you all an opportunity to assist … Read more

Tripadvisor 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 Certificate of Excellence

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2019 for Melvin Nicholson Photography

I am delighted to have been notified that for the fourth year in succession, I have once again been awarded the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence having received the same accolade the past three years. As it currently stands, I have over 120 ‘Excellent’ reviews (4th July 2019). I am very proud of this achievement as it is the culmination of many years dedicating myself to … Read more

Olympus OMD E-M1X - BTCC

A Day With The Olympus OM-D E-M1X Mirrorless Camera

This blog is really a tale of two stories. One involving a day spent using the latest Olympus OM-D E-M1X mirrorless camera and the other a day spent as a guest of Olympus in conjunction with the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) Power Maxed Racing (PMR) team on qualifying day at Oulton Park 29th June 2019. So the basis of this blog is to talk … Read more