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It’s all a bit Gothy in Whitby.

Last week I was up in Derbyshire and Yorkshire doing some research for a couple of photography holidays I am leading for HF Holidays.  One of the places I visited was Whitby and by a happy coincidence the famous Whitby Goth Weekend was happening.  There were lots of people in fabulous outfits and all seemed […]

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Another exercise in Movement

On my “Movement in Photography” workshops, and in my camera club talks, I discuss the use of camera movement and subject movement, but sometimes an image that involves neither cries out to be taken! These are battery-powered LED Xmas lights taken with a wide-aperture lens (f1.4) and defocused to give nice big “bokeh” circles.  There’s […]

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Supermoon and super moonlight

Here in Oxfordshire in January we had a supermoon.  It’s where the moon is closer to the earth than normal, so it’s very bright. The supermoon sky was clear so it gave me a chance to set up my Panasonic 100-300mm lens on a tripod and take some lunar portraits.  I used a focal length […]

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