Unusually for here, no picture by me on this post. What? Oh, go on then, just a little one. Click it for a screenfull. What I actually came here to post today is this link to a blog by Elizabeth Dale at Cornish Bird Blog. Elizabeth’s blog is a great read all of the … More A Day in the Life of a…
The ICM technique (longer than technically correct shutter speeds, handheld and in daylight) normally has me moving the camera during the exposure but in this one the reeds were waving around in the breeze. So on a few shots I managed to get my camera movement ‘in synch’ with the reeds waving around, creating a … More Reeds
This could be an occasional niche within the niche that is Thursday Doors. So that’s a nice niche niche then. Sorry. Anyway, Cornwall, being almost an island on the south-western end of the British Isles mainland, is of course a seafaring place and a lot of the small villages grew up, both in population and … More Thursday Doors: Boat Houses
What can you do when you wake up to a cover of low cloud cloaking everything in silence and muted softness but nip out to the garden in your dressing gown, camera in hand, to capture some of the delicacy and subtle autumnal tones. I have now uploaded three (slightly) different pictures in a … More The Autumn Mists
I’ve typed too many words accompanying my posts recently. Here’s a picture.
I have commented on a couple of other photographers posts about how much I generally do not like the single outstanding colour in an otherwise monochrome image, apparently called ‘colour-pop’. Like a lot of digital techniques, to my eye it can be used spuriously and seemingly for no reason other than it can be done. … More Thursday Doors: Red
After my last picture using relative simplicity I have gone to the other extreme. Autumn is now arriving and the countryside around us is of course preparing for the shorter days and colder times. I think I’ve managed to get many of the colours of the landscape around us now into this picture of some … More Transition