Category Archives: Photography

Alternative Wedding Photographer London

Alternative Wedding Photographer London Alternative wedding photographer London. Hello I’m Andy aka Howling Basset – A photographer that offers creative, modern photography. Check AvailabilitySee if I’m free for your big dayCheck Availability I shoot in a relaxed and fun style, throughout London. Alternative wedding photography London. Bromley Wedding Photographer – …

Wedding Photographer London Howling Basset

Wedding Photographer London Howling Basset I’m a wedding photographer London based with 1,100 weddings shot over a 25 year career, I did start young 🙂 … I even shot weddings in ye olde days of film, which is actually of great use nowadays. Unlike the younger, less experienced London wedding …

london wedding photographer under 500

London wedding photographer under 500. I normally charge £1295 for a full days (9 hours) of wedding photography and this can be more if you go for a rather lovely leather wedding album. But I do charge by the hour for a minimum of three hours and pro-rata that’s £450. …

london wedding photographer blog

As a London wedding photographer I put all my recent work as it happens onto my wedding photography blog at https://www.howlingbasset.com/london-photographer-blog/ During the course of the wedding season I don’t have the time to update my gallery or site much so to see my latest work my London wedding photographer …

Wedding Photographer Costs

Wedding Photographer costs might be a bit of a shock at first. I was chatting with a bride-to-be the other day to confirm a booking for their London. It’s not the first time I have had the conversation so, I thought I’d pop down my thoughts on the subject and …

Speedmaster f0.95

A bit of a treat here. The Mitakon Speedmaster F0.95 35mm for Fuji X. Equivalent on full-frame to a 50mm F1.4 (ish) … manual focus only but with focus-peaking its incredibly easy to use. In fact you can compose and focus in one go, rather than dragging points across or …

Moving to Fuji from Nikon

Well after shooting over 1,000 weddings over 15 years with Nikon DSLRs I’ve only gone and done it; sold everything and moved over to to FUJIFILM. I could go one about the weight saving, which is huge. A Nikon D810 with grip and a Sigma 85mm f1.4 Art lens is …

The Twins

I have a lovely set up for editing. An old but nasty MacPro, 128GB of RAM and fully pimped with a current Graphics card. Together with a £1500 Eizo for perfect and consistent colour. But when I finally come to export those lovely jpegs the whole thing grinds to a …

The Old and the New

I’ve been sorting out the attic and came across this print of my darkroom from the late 80’s. I was working as a cruise ship photographer and this was the set up we had on, I think, the Stella Solaris which sailed out of New York, south to the Caribbean, …

Medway

I popped out to a park on the Medway to do some family and dog portraits and there was this lovely wreck just sitting there.

Wedding Fireworks and how to photograph them

Wedding Fireworks they’re a brilliant end to any wedding day but they’re notoriously difficult to photograph. Below are a few examples from a recent wedding I photographed. The first thing is to find out where and when the fireworks will be going off and how long roughly they’ll last and also …

Bath time infinity cove

Stuck for a place to shoot some wedding details, why not try the bath it makes for a great infinity cove. Both shots below were shot in the bath at the bridal preparations.  

Wedding photographer external hard drive

Wedding photographer external hard drive failure A lot of wedding photographers back-up their wedding images to just the one external hard drive and when, not if, this fails everything is usually lost. A much better system is RAID; a few hard drives working together to back-up the wedding photos. If …

Wedding photography survey results

Very interesting wedding photography survey results from Your Perfect Wedding Photographer … click here Below are a few headline stats but the full article has a lot more information about the state of wedding photography here in the UK. Average spend by Couples in the UK on Photography – £1,520 Average …

Nikon 85mm f1.4D V Nikon 85mm f1.8G

Nikon 85mm f1.4D V Nikon 85mm f1.8G. I’ve had the Nikon 85mm F1.4D for ages and it’s just sublime; results are stunning and its been totally reliable. Recently though I’ve been trying to reduce the weight of my kit and I never shoot at f1.4 anyway, just too hit and miss with a …