Category Archives: Canon 7D

Drumchapel Water Tower

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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Rose

After my post yesterday about artistic risk-taking, I am moderately sheepish about offering this safe genre photograph of a bunch of roses that have cheered up this cold January house a little bit. I really liked their orange and red variegation and so resolved to capture them before their inevitable decay. This was using normal…

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Paisley, Renfrew and Yoker from the Glennifer Braes

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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Angel

I am fascinated by why we take pictures? The Angel of the North is probably fairly well photographed! Many photographers who have the kind of talent that means their photographs featuring regularly on magazine covers, will have nailed every angle and every kind of light; so why do any of us bother anymore? There are so…

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Charlie Hebdo

My image today. I would love to write a whole lot of things about yesterday’s dreadful attack. I think this (very rare for me) still life will be best standing alone. Technically, two 160 panel LED lights with tungsten gels on them. Mainly saturation adjustments and a grad filter to emphasise shape and colour in…

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