Category Archives: Canon 7D

The North Black Cuillin Ridge from Sligachan on Skye. I have visited Skye many times when younger, but never been lucky enough to catch this classic “postcard view” from Old Sligachan Bridge with the right conditions. Well the photographic gods smiled upon me on Sunday on my first visit to Skye in about a decade….

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These are Andy Scott’s magnificent Kelpie sculptures in Grangemouth by the canal. They have been there for more than a year now and I have never seen them. Today we took little HB to see them and naturally cameras were packed. The sky was very largely grey and overcast, so the focus really had to…

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The observations a couple of friends made about processing the landscape images have prompted me to start sharing a bit about the process. This image of the incredibly bizarrely dressed HB shows a screenshot of the before/after comparison in Adobe Lightroom after doing 5 minutes of work on the image. When you shoot in jpegs,…

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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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I have long maintained that HB is to become an astronaut and save the world or some such heroic stuff. Today I got the clearest sign yet that she has the “right stuff”. Here she is addressing her attention to the moon, and I don’t think you have to try too hard to find a…

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