Ken Lyons Photography Blog

A motor scooter in Paris

What’s in my camera bag?

I’ve been asked what’s in my camera bag several times lately, so I thought I’d explain what photographic equipment I carry and why. Travel Photography When I’m travelling I actually pack pretty light these...

Let sleeping dogs lie

Work the scene

Move around your subject When you’re out making photographs, don’t forget to “work the scene”. Move around your subject and make photographs at different angles and different perspectives. Don’t just take photos… make photos!...

Lightroom Develop Module - Before and After

Develop an image using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Sometimes your eyes see things differently to how your camera sees the same scene. Sometimes you see something similar, but have a different idea of how you want to present the image. Sometimes the final image...

The Twelve Apostles, Victoria, Australia

The Twelve Apostles

Sometimes when you make plans, they just don’t pan out the way you expect them to. When I drove from South Australia to Melbourne in Victoria in February 2014 there were quite a few...

Front of an old derelict farmhouse

Off the beaten track

Sometimes it’s fun to “go where the GPS thinks you should go”, rather than take the regular way to a location. Earlier this year I went to Melbourne in Victoria (Australia) to participate in...