If you have a passion for photography, then there’s a good chance you shoot more photos than you’ll ever manage to work on. In this article I offer a way to work through your backlog of photos using Adobe’s Lightroom Classic. And now with the Covid-19 pandemic disrupting travel and keeping us all at home, there’s no better time to take on the challenge.Read More
Welcome to the website of Paul Maguire, a freelance photographer living in England.There's a portfolio of images covering a wide range of subjects and genres, plus a blog with photography tips and advice.
The metadata panel in Lightroom Classic is an essential tool for adding information to your photos such as a title and caption, location, and copyright information. But did you know you can customise it to suit your own workflow? Here I’ll show you how it’s done.Read More
I was lucky to get these photos of Britain’s smallest bird, the goldcrest, feeding its young fledglings. (Ethical note: please do not approach young birds or their nests, or the adults may abandon their young.)Read More
Just as we’re getting used to the idea of watching (and shooting) 4K video, now manufacturers are trying to convince us that 4K resolution just isn’t enough. It turns out that 4K is only Ultra High Definition (UHD), and pretty soon we are going to need Full Ultra High Definition, or 8K. So is 8K really the next big thing, or are we being sold a dud? Time to investigate.Read More
With the nostalgia dial set to max, I shot a series of candid portraits over two days at Blists Hill Victorian Town, a living museum in the heart of England at the birthplace of the industrial revolution.Read More
Being organised and efficient is a key ingredient to success in any business. This is especially true of photography, where we deal with thousands of digital assets on a daily basis. Here’s a rundown of the best practises for storing, organising and naming photos. I also share my own unique folder and file naming convention.Read More
Nature’s art director, Kelly Krause, explains why they chose one of my photos to lead a story on the emerging threat of honeybee diseases to wild pollinators.Read More