On our doorstep

In another day of dark, sad news it was lovely to enjoy some space and some light. Cannot believe we have just discovered Orwell Country Park.  6 years after moving to the area we happened across this wonderfully idyllic spot. Cannot believe we have just discovered Orwell Country Park.  6 years after moving to the…

A photography day in Lincolnshire

Richard and I took a drive to Lincolnshire today to visit Belton House. The day started quite thundery but thankfully by the time we got there the weather was glorious. We decided to pack our cameras and have a day of gentle walks and shooting whatever caught our eye. It gave me an opportunity to…

Being corporate

My next assignment for my photography course covers corporate headshots and environmental photography. I was lucky enough to secure some willing models from work to help me practice. The theory for this seems straightforward but adding the complexity of light, flash, modifiers and posed subjects is quite a bit to take in. Thankfully my models…

A bleak weekend

Not the brightest of weekends but the opportunity to try and capture the mood, the light and the snow with a time-lapse video. This is my largest volume of shots yet to create this time-lapse – nearly 2,000 photos!

London.

All shot on Victoria Embankment, London during a short walk along the Thames to clear my head. It’s amazing what you see when you look.

Morning has broken

I have been experimenting with timelapse photography and have managed to capture a sunrise from our bedroom window that I am very pleased with. My camera does not have a timelapse function, this is a combination of using the anti-shake option and an external shutter release.  It sounds complicated but once you get used to…

Practice makes perfect

As much as I can I am going to try and take my camera with me every day or take a photo with it (at home) every day. I’d also like to extend this to learning Lightroom to get the results I want. I have made a start this week with the following photographs. Check…