Category Archives: Travel Photography

Catching the light in Umbria

Just back from 2 weeks travelling around the beautiful Umbrian region of Italy.  OK, so there might have been a bit of Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany thrown in too! Much as I love the image quality from my Nikon DSLRs and large aperture lenses, they can be a bit heavy.  I wanted to keep weight to […]

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It’s plane to see… …or not!

A few days ago, whilst walking across Greenham Common, I came across a very strange object.  It’s a steel “replica” of a B-52 bomber (if you look at it sideways, with one eye closed, on a very dark day), that was used for fire fighting practice when the airfield was operational. It’s abandoned now, and […]

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I demand compensation!

During these short winter days, the lighting can sometimes be wonderful, but it can sometimes hinder photography.  It’s the overcast days where it can hinder.  The reason is the much higher level of brightness that an overcast sky has compared to the brightness of the foreground.  Your camera tries hard to average out the scene’s […]

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