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08 Dec 2014

Devon Recovery Conference

On 27 November I attended the Devon Recovery Conference organised by Ripple Effect, a project of Exeter Community Initiatives, as the official photographer. I was there to take photographs of the presentations, the attendees and workshops. The conference was held at St James’ Park, home of Exeter City Football Club, and was attended by about two hundred people.

11 Nov 2014

The Boomtown Rats at The Lemon Grove, Exeter

A few weeks ago The Mysterious Freakshow invited me to join them backstage to document their gig at Exeter University’s Lemon Grove on Sunday 09 November, where they were joined by Cornish singer/songwriter Polly Money in support of The Boomtown Rats. I could hardly pass up an opportunity like that.

28 Oct 2014
Tom Rosenbloom closeup after

Photo editing – before and after

I have occasionally read or heard people say that a professional photographer isn’t worth hiring when everyone has a camera in their pocket. Modern smartphone cameras can indeed take pretty good snapshots, but they aren’t able to reproduce many things that a DSLR can – depth of field and RAW image output to name just two. But perhaps more important than the tools of the trade is the experience of the photographer when assessing and editing images in post-processing.