Alan Hilton

Photographic & Computer Solutions



As a retired software engineer with many years in the aviation and engineering sectors, I am a professional, approachable, patient individual with strong listening and empathic skills. I am now providing a coaching, tutoring and consultative role in computer usage for those with varying degrees of computer/techno phobia


Technical Skills
• Extensive use and knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Visio, Publisher, Project and PowerPoint and the free equivalents in Sun Microsystems Open Office suite.
• A Windows user of many years standing from the earliest versions to Windows 7/8.
• Regular user of Skype for communicating with worldwide colleagues and family.
• Design and development of personal web sites.
• Installation and update of PC based software packages plus PC disk and memory upgrades.
• A keen photographer with knowledge of photographic software tools for all levels of expertise.
• Proficient in many computer languages including C, Fortran, Visual basic, HTML and PHP.

Personal Strengths 
• Good communicator both written and verbal developed in numerous customer facing roles.
• Team player having worked in multi-disciplined teams on many global projects.
• Committed, patient and supportive in developing skill transfer to those with a non-technical background..


My Images

My images fall in to following broad categories:-

  • Aircraft
  • Birds of Prey
  • Butterflies and Bees
  • Flowers with insects and bees
  • Street Photographs

  • Image Locations

    Full resolution images are posted on flickr at The lastest Flickr images are also shown on the Gallery page.


    I also post some of my images on Instagram at


    Camera & Lenses

    Nikon D90 with 18-105mm
    Nikon D90
    Nikon 70-300mm
    Nikon 70-300mm

    Sigma 150mm Macro



    Nikon 300mm F4


    Panasonic DMC-TZ6

    Lumix DMC-TZ6