Tag: Photography

  • 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.

  • Photography Tips for Live Music

    Duncan Walker Photography - Music Event Photography

    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

    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 - Duncan Walker Photography

    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 […]

  • Just round the corner

    Duncan Walker Photography - Shakespeare Garden

    As the contemplations of Summer grow and the memories of Winter fade, it’s a comforting thought that nature is making plans for a new show to surprise and entertain us. If you’re one of the lucky ones who has a wonderfully kept garden, with neatly trimmed beds, perfectly leveled lawns and an abundance of flowers […]

  • Serving Raspberry Realness – food photography

    Duncan Walker Photography - raspberry

    Sometimes it’s just fun to get back to basics and keep it simple. So after a brief, chilling trip to the local supermarket; I returned home with my bounty of food. I don’t think this was how hunter, gatherers worked way back then, in fact I’m sure my ancestors would be greatly disappointed in my […]