Category Archives: Canon 17-85 IS

This is the very famous and very beautiful Buachaille Etive Mor overlooking the Rannoch Moor and guarding the entrance to Glencoe from the south. It is one of Scotland’s most famous “Munro classified” 3000ft mountains and probably the most photographed of all of them. This was another dip into my Lightroom archive from 2007 and…

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From Sunday; I had the pleasure of actually setting up my tripod and 7D with 17-85 zoom on. I had the further fun of using my Cokin grad ND filters to cope with the relatively bright sunset sky. I use a little Infra-Red remote to trigger the shutter (£5 from ebay and utterly reliable) and…

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One of the things that magazines regularly suggest we do to help our creativity is to revisit old images and to see whether we might choose differently or perhaps have a different approach to processing/retouching as we have become more experienced. I found this one from 2007 tonight taken with my first DSLR, a Canon…

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A snatched moment today of the Drumchapel water tower. This is one of the most striking and futuristic structures that the ’50s gave Glasgow. I have always wanted to photograph it, but had imagined dreamy sunset skies and the magical mood lighting that the city has given its water towers. What I got was 10…

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I accidentally found myself at the viewpoint carpark above Paisley at the dramatic edge of the Glennifer braes tonight just as it was turning dark. I confess that I had gone out to try and catch a nice view just to exercise my landscape skills, but I only had a short time and the route…

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