Category Archives: Landscape Photography

30-minute challenge: Part 2

A few weeks ago, I set myself a little challenge.  It was to take as many creative images as I could in just 30 minutes.  As I said before, I restricted myself to a fixed focal length/prime lens, that was still very versatile; a Sigma 50mm f2.8 EX macro.  I’ve already posted the first set of images from that creative half-hour, and […]

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The Shadows, but no Cliff!

This post is about shadows, but first here’s a question which follows on from my last blog post:  Just how simple can an image be, and still tell a story?  Here’s an example…  This ball was at Rhossili on the Gower Peninsular.  At first glance it’s just a ball on the ground, but if you look more closely […]

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Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside!

Now that Summer’s officially here (hooray!) it’s really tempting to go off to the seaside with your camera.  After all, anywhere where there’s a boundary, such as the sea and the land, gives interesting images.  I prefer the coast to the seaside (there’s a difference), and love the light you get off the water. Here the […]

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Calling all Trekkies: Part 2

Last Saturday we had the first Photo Trek of the season down at Buscot Weir, near Faringdon in Oxfordshire.  It’s a great location on the River Thames, and not too far from my photographic studio near Swindon.   When I’d researched the Buscot Weir Photo Trek I’d planned for all sorts of weather conditions, and I was delighted that the day dawned sunny, bright, […]

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