Early One Morning

Early One Morning

Well, no fair maidens to be seen this morning, but a lovely quiet windless dawn after a colder night gave ideal conditions for mist in the Avon Valley at Aveton Gifford.  The obvious view points for ‘mist in the valley’ landscape photography shots are from...
Plymouth Fireworks 2014

Plymouth Fireworks 2014

British National Fireworks Championships 2014 Who doesn’t like fireworks? Well ok, dogs and nervous people aside, most of us do like fireworks and I’m no exception, get close up to a big display, that concussive thud in the chest and the surreal light of...
Anyone want some filthy, dirty pictures?

Anyone want some filthy, dirty pictures?

How lens dirt ruined my photos We just can’t help taking dirty pictures.  However, it’s not what I had planned when I crept from the warm covers at 3:45 this morning to see if I could catch the Sunrise falling on Salcombe from Snape’s Point.  No...
Lies, Damn Lies and, er, Photographs

Lies, Damn Lies and, er, Photographs

We all know that a photo never lies.  Well that used to be the case (or did it?), but now you’d have to be pretty naiive to think that all you get with a photo is a faithful reproduction of the light bouncing back of a subject onto your sensor (or film). Our...