Blue Hour

Llandudno Pier. It’s raining, cold and miserable. The sun has set on a winter's evening and I’m still out trying to take photographs. I must be mad. Worth it though……….

52 in 2015 Week 41Night Photography

I’ve been waiting for this one for some time as it gives me the motivation to try the Live Composite Mode on my camera.  For an explanation of Live Composite have a look at the video I've included at the end of this post. Anyway to this weeks photographs. I’ve got two for sharing this... Continue Reading →

Weekly Photo Challenge: Half and Half

“My way is better”. “No! Mine is”.  Luminosity Masking, High, Dynamic Range, Post Processing, using Lightroom, using Photoshop, even the settings on your Digital Camera. Each year a new video training course comes out describing new methods of post processing your post photographs. You know the type;  “All new, my post processing techniques for 2013/2014/2015”.... Continue Reading →

Salford Quays

At 03:30 in the morning I was standing outside Media City in Salford Quays getting ready to take a photograph. It was cold, about 2OC and to make matters worse the Magnesium Alloy body of my camera, designed to work at temperatures as low as –10OC, seemed to be absorbing the cold, making my hands... Continue Reading →

Pentax K-30 Low Light

  The Pentax K-30 is really starting to impress me. I was walking back up from the beach having just completed a sunset shoot, you can see that here, and decided to stop off and photograph these buildings. I'm still experimenting with the K-30 and by now the available light was getting pretty low. Normally... Continue Reading →

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