What if there were no second chances? | Photo of the Day

Copyright 2010, Steve Black (click for larger version) I’m generally not that sentimental of a guy. It isn’t often that I think about how short life is and how lucky I’ve been. But being in the middle of the Christchurch earthquake a few weeks ago has really caused me to take time to reflect. One [...]

Look Up | Photo of the Day

Copyright 2010, Steve Black (click for larger version) A friendly reminder to keep a camera with you at all times, and don’t get so distracted by your thoughts that you miss what is happening around you. There are beautiful patterns all around us. Enjoy! -Steve Recommend on FacebookTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on this [...]

Christmas Present: Recharged (my) batteries

Christmas Present: Recharged (my) batteries

Apologies for the long silence on my site – I’ve been travelling in New Zealand for the past 6 weeks and thought I’d have more time / energy to devote to the site.  I’ve recently quit my job as a management consultant and am taking time off to travel and reflect before looking for work [...]

Last minute trip to PSW and Mpix business cards

Heading to PSW So, I decided today to take the plunge and head to Photoshop World in Las Vegas (PSW).  A bit spur of the moment, given it starts next Wednesday!  I’m a last-minute planner by nature, and until a few months ago, I thought I’d still be working in London.  [Sidenote: A bit of [...]

Antarctica, Lightroom and AirDisplay

Antarctica: My 1st Blurb Book from Steven Black on Vimeo. Antarctica My Antarctica Blurb book arrived today.  I was very pleased with the overall quality and feel as well as the color accuracy.  A very simple setup process using Blurb’s application and I’m fairly pleased with my shot selection.  There are a few images I’ll [...]

Shoot for Free: Blasphemy? A good idea? Neither?

First, let me preface this with a little about myself.  I am not a professional photographer.  I have NEVER been paid for my work.  I have also NEVER shot for free.  I shoot for myself – for the joy and challenge of it.  I guess you could say I have actually shot for free if [...]