Free Photo Clinic, Buy Gift Vouchers & Photography Masterclasses

FREE Photography Clinic “Drop In” at The Creative Collective Do you have questions about your camera? Fancy a chat about your work, need some advice on what camera to buy or do you want to find out more about photography? Then pop in to The Creative Collective  between 10am and 1pm on September 17th, no need for an appointment I. Doug will be on hand to help. You might … Read More

Doug Harman Photography Blog – September 2016

Ready to Set Sail with Capture and Create It’s been a busy time here over the summer months because I have built with my business partner Sue Chapman ARPS CAPGB. The new business venture, Capture and Create provides luxury photography teaching holidays, retreats and cruises. The new Capture and Create website is live (so pop over for a peek) and now has a full suite of information on all the various … Read More

50 Photo Projects to Try before You Die. 1. Creative Silhouettes

Shoot Stunning Silhouettes In the first of a series of 50 photo project blogs to “try before you die” we kick of with Silhouettes. Silhouettes are by definition, a photograph where you deliberately under expose the main subject against a bright background for a deliberate and very specific effect. Of course, a correct “normal” exposure for a subject when creating a silhouette, would mean you don’t get the … Read More

Stonehenge, Guys & St Thomas’ and the Manacle Maiden…

New Imagery. A New Partnership Here are few of the images I have worked on, some new and some older as I go through my work to help get images sorted for new partnership Capture and Create, a company set up with Photoshop expert and pro photographer Sue Chapman ARPS, CPAGB to give luxury photography retreats for our clients and for several upcoming projects including an exhibition, … Read More

Shooting The Storm and Seascapes

Shooting the Storm Some of the best images you will ever take are when you least expect it, or at least in situations where things seem less than promising, at least at first. One of the ways to improve the odds of getting an amazing shot is to move into an environment where outside your comfort zone; shooting bad or stormy weather is one such situation. First you must … Read More

Five Top Tips for Better Autumn Colour Photos

Five Top Photo Tips for Capturing the Best of Autumn Colour Tip 1: The best thing about Autumn is the colours we are able to revel in as photographers. One of the best ways of making the most of our brilliant autumn colour bonanza, is to juxtapose it with a vibrant blue sky. Zoom in or go wide-angle but either way, make sure you frame the most vibrant … Read More

Folkestone Harbour Image at new Local Estate Agent.

Harbour Panorama I have recently been privileged to supply photography for Andrew and Co estate Agents in Ashford, Kent, to help beautify their offices with images from in and around the Ashford and Charing areas. I already had some photos in the company’s New Romney office, and so it was lovely to today help put the finishing touches on a large 2-meter panoramic image for Andrew and Co’s newest Cheriton, … Read More

New Offers, New Greeting Cards, New Clients

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Special Offers, New Greeting Cards and New Clients. With the summer drawing to a close, mornings getting mistier, evenings drawing in I have reflected on what a busy summer I’ve had, planning a new photo-workshop project called Capture and Create – more on which in an upcoming blog – and planning and implementing new sections on our website, which will add new functionality, better newsletter/blog integration and help make more of … Read More

Lavender: Paris and Provence Gallery

Paris, Provence and Lavender Gallery Updated It’s a short and sweet blog today ladies and gents, because it’s a busy Sunday for me, but I just wanted to share another image from my new Paris and Provence gallery with images of lavender fields, sunflowers, and Paris landmark. I hope you like the gallery. There’s more to follow and don’t forget to check out the rest of my work and … Read More

Using “Dramatic Tone” On Your Olympus camera

Getting to the Art of it – Dramatic Tone Today’s digital cameras come replete with clever features and clever Kittery and not least of these is the Art filters, used when taking photographs to enhance your images with an out-of-the-box “look”. Such filters (typically) include things such as Pinhole (an effect akin to shooting with a pinhole camera), Sepia (old-time faded print effect), Cross Process (which mimics an … Read More

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