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Day 253 - Filling the landscape

Monday night at camera club, the guest speaker was Slawek Staszcuk - and he showed us a range of urban and countryside landscapes that he had captured over the last few years. He was originally from Poland, but now lived in the UK and was enjoying…

Day 221 - Brighton Beach

Last Monday at camera club we had a fantastic speaker, Tony Worobiec who came along, showed and talked about taking photographs on the British Coast. It was a lovely evening and it was really inspiring as he showed various photos and I recognised…

Day 188 - Camera Club Challenge

Last night was camera club, and we had a different evening, we had to split up int teams, go and take some images  from 8 catergories - then come back together - choose 6 images from different categories to enter into an in house competition,…

Day 170 - Metering, Exposure and New tripod

I have to admit that I am not 100% happy with the landscape photos I have taken recently so with that in mind I have been making a few changes to my set up... I have been reading up on metering, so that I can get the exposure of my photo right.…

Day 165 - Monochrome Village - A few days away - 2

A beautiful grey coloured houses of the Isle of Purbeck were images that I wanted to capture... and after a recent talk about at camera Club about monochrome images... I thought this would be an ideal time to experiment to see if I could capture…

Day 134 - Chasing the Dark - Part 2 (Stars)

Following on from yesterday's post on chasing the dark  ... I tried my first star trail which involved stacking images together.  Once again I was stuck at home so I had to take the images in the garden and I was really aware of the ambient…

Day 133 - Chasing the Dark - Part 1

Monday night was camera club, and we had a fascinating talk by a chap called Andrew Whyte all about chasing the dark. Andrew is a full time photographer, has www.longexposures.co.uk - if you want to see his work.  I have seen his light painting…

Day 104 - Being the Model

Last night at camera club we had a really interesting talk by an experienced lifestyle and commercial photographer - Julia Conway - she shared with the group all sorts of useful photography tips for commercial photography including: The best…

Day 100 - Fruity Friday Flash Fun

On the 1st of January I would have never imagined I would have undertaken 100 different photographic challenges, experiments or moments and blogged about them. Today I have achieved that, so to celebrate I thought I would experiment with colour…