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peter mcallister

peter mcallister



Im married and have two lovely daughters,who are a main interest in my photography. still trying to learn as much as possible with the little time i get to myself
  • Nikon D800
  • nikon 24-70 2.8
  • nikon 70-200 vr2
  • nikon 85mm 1.4G
  • nikon 50mm 1.8G
  • Sigma 35mm 1.4 ART
  • manfrotto 190xb tripod
  • nikon sb600
  • Hi tech 10 stop filter and 0.9 grad

Long break

Published May 8th, 2013

Well ints been a long time since I posted on here..over a year and a half. To be honest I forgot it was even on here.

Whats changed in this time with me?

After my last post i got a job a few moths later, back into my old line off work. Sadly this was not what I wanted to do anymore, but my wife wanted to return to her career after having our two daughters so i again left work after around 3 months,when she returned to work.

So for the past year I've been the house wife(husband), this hasn't allowed me much free personal time to shoot due to looking after the two kids under 5 and keeping the house in order.

We have taken two more trips to shanghai since my last once in august last year(2012) and have just returned last week for the latest trip. Both of these were 3 week trips which did allow me to do quite a lot of shooting as we could leave the kids with my wife's family.

Shanghai is a great place to visit and I recommend you do if you can.

Ive also changed camera twice I decided ...

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job hunt

Published November 12th, 2011

well still on the look out for a job after leaving my last job in june,had a good time off and had a bit more time to take photos,when not looking after the kids.

But think its time to get back to work...

would love to get a photography related job but think thats just a dream at the moment.

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Published November 1st, 2011

okay not posted in along time have just returned from a 6 week trip to shanghai ,china.

what a great place for photography especialy street so many people ,places and cultures all in one city, have alot of street photos to upload.

Not sure on the quality as it was my first time attempting street .

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Published August 4th, 2011

been a busy week with still more to come.bought a new house and moving tommorow.

spent the past week painting and cleaning the new house,then packing everything.Will be moving all our stuff by van tommorow.

New house is alot better and bigger,will have a spair room which i may turn into an office/photography room,i need to buy some studio lights soon will have space in my room or in the garage to set them up.

Going to assist with my first wedding on saturday which will be fun if not abit daunting,will update on how it went.

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19/07/2011-system failure

Published July 19th, 2011

Yesterday my laptop decided to give up. I thought that i moved everything needed including all my photos and lightroom info to the D drive before i factory restored the laptop.

Seems i was wrong,all my photos that have been edited and my Raw files were all there but my lightroom catalogue was corrupted.

Meaning all the info from my edited photos was lost,this is abit annoying as if i wanted to just tweek any off them this isnt possible now and im not sure i could re-edit them the same again even if i tryed :(.

Well you live and learn,my light room catalogue will be getting backed up straight to my D drive from now on.

By christmas i hope to have a new computer just for editing/working on and some extra storage to store all my Raw files,as my D drive is prity much full already aswell as my 1 external drive....running out of space..............ahhhhhhhhhh.

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