A Simple Tip For Everyone!

I am a huge fan of experimentation when learning something and photography is the perfect subject to get out into the field and just try things to see what happens. Most of us end up ...

Leeds Architecture 2020

There’s a lot of new building going on in Leeds, so on a rare sunny February day I decided to take the 5D Mark IV and the 24mm tilt Shift lens out and going capture ...

Medusa Shoot

What do you do on a wet day in Sheffield? Well if you’re Clare Jane Garret, you get a dancer called Sarah Hobson and paint her green, then get a milliner called Hannah Gray to ...

Jaeda Sharman 2

A second shoot with this Morley based star of the future – a model and competition diver at 12! This was at a ruin in a Morley golf club on a cold January day…. It’s ...

A Beach Wedding

We love working with creatives – one day after a fashion shoot in Leeds we discussed what we could do for our next project. I wanted to do it over in Liverpool for a change ...

A LIGHTROOM Dream Come True

HDR used to be painful in LIGHTROOM If you’d shot 300 shots of a house, you’d need to merge them down to 100 photos – that’d have you anchored to the computer manually selecting and ...

How to create a Panoramic in Lightroom

1 Shot from 2 parts This is one of the many beautiful waterfalls in Iceland – not often seen as it’s on a 4×4 route and well-hidden. It’s called Fagrifoss – they’re all fosses! In ...

Goodnight Kris

Imposter syndrome, self doubt, feelings of doom, am I doing the right thing… everyone who has taken the plunge to leave employment and go it alone will have had all of these in varying degrees.  ...

Abi the Ballerina – in some woods

Abi In The Woods Abi’s a talented dancer from west yorkshire and got her dream to pursue dance at ballet school this summer We took her and family to some woods near Bingley to get ...

All Creatures Great and Small

Do you recognise this ford? Here’s the ford you see the old car go through at the start of All Creatures Great and small, a BBC TV show through out my childhood. It was compulsive ...

A Fast Website Refresh

A new look without a new site Websites can be a stressful thing to create, write and update – you’ve got to think of all that functionality, the copy and layout – it’s usually the ...

Winter 2019 Workshops

As spring begons we say good bye to another winter, and what a fantastic winter is was for workshops at McFade photography. We had a series of weekend workshops, places like Liverpool, the Yorkshire coast ...

Mavic Air Drones for Photography

3 Weeks with a Drone….  So I got one – I saw just how small the “mavic air” is on Youtube and thought the time had come!  Reasons why I got one…  It really does ...

Brad Quinn on Dock Street

It’d been on the cards for months but just hadn’t got round to doing this shoot with Brad. So on Weds, we met up at The Tetley in Leeds and got some great images around the ...