River Severn at Bewdley

What do you do with a reasonable composition opportunity but pretty awful light. Well ... you apply Lightroom. In this case stopping down the exposure, increasing the contrast and then…

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Mossy bridge

This picture was taken on a grey day whilst walking with family. Jenny noticed the bridge and said - "I like that". I hope I did the picture she saw…

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Sail and Shard

This is a heavily edited image that was taken with the Lumix the day before the Jubilee River Pageant as Jenny and I walked upstream from Canary Wharf to Temple…

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Ingleton Falls
Waterfall in the Yorkshire Dales

Ingleton Falls

A picture from the Yorkshire Dales Photo Workshop. This is where I learnt to do silky waterfalls. The secret, if there is one, aperture priority and use a graduated filter…

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Packhorse Bridge, Clapham
Winding bridge over a stream in the Yorkshire Dales

Packhorse Bridge, Clapham

This image was an exercise in getting the whole picture in focus - a depth-of-field challenge. In post-processing it was to be an exercise in bringing out detail from the…

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Soaring above you
Red Kite

Soaring above you

On a Photo Workshop with Nick Jenkins - Freespirit Images - we spent an hour in a hide at The Red Kite, a centre for feeding this iconic bird near…

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Soar-y-Mynydd in Autumn

  Another shot taken whilst on a Photo Workshop. It took me ages to get this one anywhere near right. Getting the correct aperture for the river was reasonably straightforward,…

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A happy accident

Sometimes, you can get a picture that you didn't mean to take! This is one of those. I was leaning against a tree, to compensate for the lack of tripod,…

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