Ken Lyons Photography

Coffee in Paris

Sometimes you get caught

Sometimes you get caught. Making candid street portraits is fun and sometimes, well, your subject sees you. Nothing you can do about it… caught in the act! That doesn’t mean there’s a problem though....

A coil of rusty steel cable

Move around your subject

Sometimes you can make an image you’re happy with in just one frame, but most of the time you really need to move around your subject. Don’t be afraid to work the scene. Look....

The Blue Hive

Choosing a photographic theme

I’ve spoken before about choosing a photographic theme when you’re in a new location. A big city such as Paris, New York, London or Melbourne can be overwhelming when you first get there and...

Mont Saint Michel in Normandy, France at sunrise. Cropped to 16 : 9 aspect ratio(Olympus OMD EM-5, 20 sec, ƒ8, 24mm, ISO200)

Should I crop my image?

There are generally two kinds of photographers – those that develop their images in software and those that “get it right in camera” and don’t do any post processing other than basic tonal adjustments....