Dench Challenge No.2 | Freeze Motion

Dench Challenge No.2 | Freeze Motion

Photography has the ability to show people what they think they know about in a different way.  In 1872, the former governor of California, Leland Stanford, a race-horse owner, hired Eadweard Muybridge to undertake some photographic studies. Stanford had reputedly...
The Not So Happy Snapper | Dench Challenge No.1

The Not So Happy Snapper | Dench Challenge No.1

If I had any doubt that Peter knows me well, this challenge dispelled it. I had eulogised about loving being out with a camera and taking pictures. That joy was displaced with a mild panic as I learnt of what he had in mind. Why should I feel so...
Wiseman Challenge One | 7 acts of kindness in a single day

Wiseman Challenge One | 7 acts of kindness in a single day

It was the novelist Henry James who first gave the powerful advice to his nephew that “Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind” Since then there has been countless Positive Psychology...
Give a Grad a Go and Capture Happiness

Give a Grad a Go and Capture Happiness

The ‘Not So Happy Snapper’ and I were discussing life one afternoon, a couple of months ago, while having a pint. We quite often discuss life over a pint. He brought up the idea of Capture Happiness and the idea immediately resonated with me. There was definitely a...
Why are we here?

Why are we here?

So why am I here? Why are you here? I feel like I have had a bit of an epiphany.  I hope, if you’re like me, you can too. I have with struggled with depression and mental health over the course of my adult life. There are different triggers and reasons. In this...