Langdale and a Rainbow

Four shots with no connection between them. Above, a different view of the Langdale Pikes taken from above Chapel Stile. [EXIF: 1/30 @f/16; ISO 200; Sony ILCE-7R; Sony FE 24-105 F4…

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Silky water shots

Following on from the waterfall shots, a selection of silky water shots taken using the technique I mentioned in the previous post. Sometimes however you have to also change the…

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Waterfall experiments
Afon Claerwen below the dam

Waterfall experiments

  • January 22, 2017

If you look through my Galleries or Albums you will soon realise I rather like taking pictures of rivers, waterfalls, and the like. It's obviously a throwback to my days as a…

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Macro fun in Mid-Wales

I've reported before about trying to get to grips with macro-photography. Well ... the opportunity to really try to get on top of this photographic "genre" came about on the latest…

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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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