Yearly Archives: 2011

We shall remember them.

It’s Armistice Day tomorrow.  As well as the day for commemoration of the role that our servicemen and women have played,  it’s always had a certain resonance for me because it’s also my birthday.  This year it’s even more special as the minute’s silence will be at 11am on 11/11/11. The poppy is a potent […]

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Let the wind blow!

It’s now well into Autumn, and you will have noticed the weather here in England has changed for the worse, with torrential rain, fog, wind, and storm clouds.  Of course photographically it may have actually improved things… The wind makes things move, and that’s often a good thing in photography.  The movement blur you can […]

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Water, water, everywhere… Part 2

Water is wonderful stuff.  We would, after all, not be able to survive without it.  It’s also great stuff for photography.  How it looks in photographs depends on its energy; still water gives reflections, fast moving water a blur, water’s impact with surfaces gives streaks.  You can use these different effects, and its refraction of […]

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