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Year Two (04) - Pixel Stick, Light Stick and City Streets

Have you see the videos online demonstrating a pixel stick... do you know what one is? It is a light stick designed for light painting which can be used to project images infront of the camera which are not visible to the naked eye. They are…

Day 328 - Abstract at Night

Dark evenings and the festive season approaching, so I thought I would pop along to the Garden of Lights and capture an abstract view of pods that have been generated to encourage evening visitors to the city centre. Night time photography…

Day 315 - Night Time Party

A great challenge to undertake - an evening party to celebrate Fireworks, in an unknown venue with an unknown schedule so it really was the opportunity to think on my feet and create images that captured the evening. The evening challenge…

Day 314 - Early Mornings

I am not an early morning person... but life circumstances mean that to get outdoor images I need to be up and about early otherwise I cant get outdoor photos ... this mornings early meant sunrise - and it is well worth getting up early for. This…

Day 305 - Halloween Party Highlights (part two)

Following on from my Bokeh experiments ... I am sharing a collection of photos of Halloween highlights - we had a party, some people dressed up and I of course took some photos of their amazing creations. I shot manual... I had a flash on camera…

Day 305 - Experimenting with Bokeh

With dark evenings approaching and some lights up outside to celebrate Halloween, I wanted to see if I could create shaped Bokeh. I watched this video online and then I made my own lens cap to give it a try. The video did not detail what camera…

Day 304 - Happy Halloween

A quick play in the garden with pumpkins lit by candle light, manual mode on my wide angle lens, a splash of smoke and some coloured gels, a sparkler.... to wish you a Happy Halloween! I started shooting with a wide aperture - F7.1, and a…

Day 303 - Evening Light in London and HDR

Another challenge, this time low light photography without a tripod in London as dusk approaches. I thought I would have a go at a couple of HDR images - where you take three images at three exposures - about a stop apart - and merge them together…

Day 271 - Lunar Eclipse - Chasing the Dark

Sunday night, the early hours of Monday morning - a lunar eclipse or super blood moon should take place. I tired to capture a Solar Eclipse earlier in the year, so this afternoon I have researched what I need to know to capture a lunar eclipse…