Photographing the Sky at Night, The Basics

Sky at Night Introduction Looking up at a cloudless sky at night, you’d be forgiven for thinking the vivid display of light is easy to photograph. A vast array of celestial objects revealing themselves to the naked eye. To some extent the sky at night is easy to photograph, it’s …

Site launched!

Professional Photographer Mike Deere Launches New Portfolio Site As you may have noticed, this site officially went public yesterday after a couple of weeks of putting it together and fine tuning all the little pieces that sit tucked away behind the spangly visible bits. And what a great reception! Thanks folks. Having a quick glance at Google Analytics tells me that the average time spent on the site by each unique visitor so far has been near the 5 minute mark… Despite having little to no text to read! I gotta say that if people are taking their time to …

Short-listed for Professional Photographer of The Year 2012

Short-listed for Professional Photographer of The Year 2012 I had some great news last month. A photo that I entered into the Professional Photographer of The Year 2012 competition has been short-listed! I can’t really say more than that at the moment, as the results are going to be announced near the end of the month. I’ve been invited to an awards evening for the finalists, as you imagine I’m pretty ecstatic with the news and have my fingers crossed for the awards night. It’s an award held in high prestige, run by Professional Photographer magazine which is published by …

Introductory Post

After what can only be described as being far too long between websites, I once again have a web presence. It’s been an interesting period, with no web results or SEO to rely on for marketing all of my work has been via word of mouth and recommendations during the time I’ve been without a site. How did I cope as a photographer in the age of social media without one for so long? All I can say is try it, it’s not as scary as you might think. Mike