Author: Duncan Walker

  • Why I’m not a Pro Photographer

    Why I’m not a Pro Photographer

    The eternal debate of what defines professional over amateur still rages on in many forums, groups and online discussions, but this is not about my definition of what a professional is, more a confession of where I went wrong when trying to make the change from hobbyist to career.

  • High Vis Street Culture Festival 2019 – Street Art and more

    High Vis Street Culture Festival 2019 – Street Art and more

    One of the best places to explore in Birmingham for Street Art, for me, is The Custard Factory and surrounding Digbeth area. I often wander down around there at a weekend, as it’s a fairly short walk from the city centre. Once there you’ll find yourself surrounded by an eclectic mix of vibrant Street Art, […]

  • Central City Roller Derby – Sports Photography

    Central City Roller Derby – Sports Photography

    I had the great pleasure of being invited to a Roller Derby match at the weekend by my good friend Vee, or as her team mates know her, ‘Bunny Massacre’. I hasten to add that Vee is one of the nicest people you could ever meet and her love for bunnies certainly negates any assumptions […]

  • Photography Tips for Live Music

    Photography Tips for Live Music

    It’s often seen as a bit of a ‘dark art’ when it comes to live music photography, those amazing shots you see of your favourite artist, with dazzling lighting, perfectly timed mid-air leaps and all-round stunning action captured in a timeless photo. Is it just luck, or just a supreme understanding of gear and the […]

  • Warstone Lane Cemetery

    Warstone Lane Cemetery

    A curious nature, a camera and a cemetery. Sounds a little odd to say the least, possibly even downright creepy in the eyes of some people. I often wonder how I’m perceived by the random passerby when they see me framing up a shot of a gravestone, all on my lonesome. I guess the time […]

  • Blenheim Palace – architectural splendour

    Blenheim Palace – architectural splendour

    There are days when a trip out seems daunting at first, even the mere mention of a location fills you with trepidation, it seems too far, the journey may be tiring and stressful etc … If you’re not careful you can reach that point where you’ve talked yourself out of it and yet ironically later […]