Monthly Archives: January 2009

It’s really instructive for me to look back at the pictures from my session with Seg. It was a day with really direct sunlight, and I simply hadn’t learned how to cope with the effect of direct sunlight on skin. Most of the pictures I took in the sunlight were totally blown out on the…

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Driving past Loch Eck (Cowal peninsula) yesterday was a pleasant experience due to the soft mist and low hanging cloud over the still loch. I had a deadline which meant I could only pull into a layby and grab my Panny from my bag, it really is a handy way to get a 24mm wide…

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I took this portrait today of my excellent colleague and friend James. I notced the light orange tones of the background walls and bookshelf against James’s great red colouring. I asked him if he wouldn’t mind and in 10 minutes using a single remote flash with umbrella diffuser, produced this. I hope you like it…

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The last time I posted a “little lesson” we looked at controlling the focus so that your camera didn’t make incorrect decisions about what the subject is in your picture. So now all your photos are sharp where you need them to be sharp, you’re half way to having control. The only other challenge is…

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No picture news today. I have posted a page for my music. I used to have a separate music site, but I don’t find time for it any more, and the spare time I have, I have diverted to photography, which I can fit in with my working life a little more easily. If you…

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