In Pictures: Snaps from Italia pt IV – Roma

I have a mixed feeling for Roma, I loved the city, the architecture, the culture, the language, the light, the history, the mysticism, romanticism and mythology of every corner but all this, at least to me was spoiled by three details that I wasn’t prepared for:

FAQ: The different stages of a photographer

Hey Xav, I consider myself an experienced enthusiast or semi-pro photographer and I’ve been stuck at this stage for a long period. I wanted to know your opinion on this and if you think there any stages or levels of photographers from beginner to pro and how I can make the move to pro?

FAQ: Martial arts & Fitness

I just finished editing some shots I did for The Box Fit here in Brighton so I thought, what a great opportunity to show them off by answering to some of the more common questions I get asked on the subject.

Is Photography Becoming Too Computational These Days?

Is photography becoming a lot more computational and technological? I thought about this recently while waiting to depart at the Thames Water Bus. I overheard a conversation between two photographer friends discussing the resolution on their cameras and how everything can be fixed in Photoshop.

In Pictures: Snaps from Italia Pt II – Firenze

This time, I want to share the snaps of what is now one of my favourite cities that I’ve visited. Every corner if the old town feels mystical in a way and Tuscan gastronomy is to die for…

In Pictures: Snaps from Italia part I – Vaticano

Let’s get straight to the point. My next few posts will be about Italy and the photos I took during our holiday last May. Yes, it’s taken me this long to sort them. But don’t worry, I still have that trip to Mexico from 2015 to sort. soon… maybe… hopefully!

On (not) giving up

So following up on my update from last week, first of all, I just wanted to make sure you all know I’m well and happy, nothing bad has happened. I also mentioned that Lewis Hamilton shared something about giving up and not finding the point of it all and shutting down completely and that made me think I should write something about it since I’ve been asked a few times how to keep going when nothing seems to work.

In Pictures: The Brighton Speed Trials 2019

For the past few years, I’ve been photographing the Brighton Speed Trials, an epic motorsport event that takes place in Brighton’s seafront. There, stock cars, racing cars and bikes take part in trying to be the fastest in their category.

A simple guide to sharing other photographer’s work on Instagram.

This post is aimed at those who don’t shoot and produce their own content on Instagram and prefer to grab someone else’s work. If you’re a photographer or content creator, share this in your blog, page or wherever you like. If you don’t create your content but work with photographers, that’s great, keep supporting your favourite photographer. If you don’t shoot your content and no one else does it for you, this might interest you.