Hello again everyone, How have you all been ? I've recently had a major change in direction and have become far less interested in Dorset having shot the vast majority of it for the past ten years and needed fresh landscapes to really enjoy my photography again. I love Dorset with a passion but theres only so long you can keep going to the same old places and couple this with the absolute explosion of photographers here now and the constant clashing of tripods along the coast
I had just finished a week in Scotland and I was now driving from Glasgow to the Lake District, in autumn to shoot one of the most scenic areas in the country, was I excited ? I was fit to burst. I had looked for endless hours at locations in the Lake District and felt like I knew the area already pretty well, this trip had a lot of planning gone into it. All week while in Scotland I had been keeping an eye on Cumbria's weather and seeing what was going on there and it looked
Part four of my Scottish adventure sees me visiting the Cairngorms National Park in the north east of Scotland. I had done a little research on the area and in truth it was going to be a "back up" area in case the weather didn't play ball around Glencoe & Skye which was the case on most days. The Cairngorms only recently gained national park status in 2003 and is the largest national park in the British isles, and there is another planned expansion of the boundaries for the f
As autumn comes it brings with it new challenges for the photographer, Are you equipped to deal with the changing weather and make the most out of your time outside ? One of the most important things you can do is be comfortable while out taking pictures, you are often stood for long periods of time waiting for just the right moment of light to hit. The elements will be doing their very best to hamper the photographer in their quest by throwing out challenge after challenge.
It's finally here, that wonderful time of year that photographers the world over look forward too. Why is autumn so special to a photographer ? Well, it brings so much with it, beautiful changing colours on the leaves of trees, unpredictable conditions, chances of mist, rainbows etc.... F16, ISO 50, 1/2 a second 24mm On the flip side autumn can be a total wash out and ruin all chances of decent images so it's a tricky time. For me however, with a bit of careful planning and a