Category Archives: Landscape 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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Photographs with a certain flare.

According to Wikipedia, “lens flare” is, “the light scattered in lens systems through generally unwanted image formation mechanisms, such as internal reflection and scattering from material inhomogeneities in the lens.”  This definition implies that it’s unwanted all the time, and that’s not true in photography.  Flare can be used to add drama, to introduce a […]

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