Nick's Blog: Photography

Newbury Then and Now


Many people now know about my book “Thatcham Then and Now” that was published in 2012 by The History Press. Well there is now another one, "Newbury Then and Now" that I have written. It should be on the shelves the week commencing...

Thatcham Then and Now Launch


Many people now know about my book, “Thatcham Then and Now.” It is set to launch later this week at an event on 26th July 2012, 7pm at Frank Hutchings Community Hall in Thatcham. I am giving a short talk at the launch, presenting...



Getting started in photography can be mind boggling with all the different terms. Over the next few posts I will show and describe some of the terms used. First up is “Aperture.” In simple terms this controls the amount of light...

Film vs Digital


Before we start, I know this is a hotly debated topic and whilst there will be facts here, there are also opinions. In many cases there simply is no definitive answer. A reminder, assuming we are talking about Single Lens Reflex (SLR)...

Types of Cameras


When people talk about types of camera, one of two things will enter their thoughts, either “Compact” or “SLR.” Both are looked at in this article. Infact there are other types as well including bridge and Compact System Camera...

Nick's guide to photography


This is the first of what I hope to be an ongoing series on photography. The aim is to provide a series targeted to all, beginners and the advanced based on what I have learnt and the techneques I use. Before we start, let me give...

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