059: stepping out

February 28, 2015 - An icy puddle recently alerted me to a tear in my three-year old boots which had, til then, served me brilliantly. It's...
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058: new king of the castle

February 27, 2015 - A little bit of warm torchlight from camera left to lift the shadows caused by shooting into the light
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057: go new places...

February 26, 2015 - ...see new things
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100k viewers - print giveaway

February 26, 2015 - According to the stats (and if this idea generates more than a handful of new viewers) my website- *this* website- will...
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056: from small sparks

February 25, 2015 - First time out with the Sony A7s for some automotive lightpainting. I've been hugely impressed with the camera's perform...
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054: get out

February 23, 2015 - The windswept appearance of this few-seconds exposure should tell you why I didn't want to get too adventurous. Even the...
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053: gathering dust

February 22, 2015 - A metaphor for my Nikon gear since becoming a Sony A7s user. I always said the two features that I'd most miss if I mov...
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052: late home

February 21, 2015 - Multi-tasking's ok, right?
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051: pointing out Orion

February 20, 2015 - Using a meticulously positioned laser pointer to highlight our most dominant winter constellation. A contact showed me a...
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050: fifty

February 19, 2015 - A combination of light sources and techniques combined to illuminate a little-used lens. Loved this 50mm on my original...
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049: incomplete

February 18, 2015 - One of the staples of lightpainting is spinning a light on the end of a string or cable to create a sphere of light. Pla...
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047: comfort zone

February 15, 2015 - You meet some curious people when out at silly hours. I'm sure these three must have thought that of me just as I was th...
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046: outskirts

February 15, 2015 - A weird mist saw me experimenting at this small copse of trees, home to a few ducks on the outskirts of town. Overhead t...
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041: lifelines

February 10, 2015 - 'twas cold.
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040: primary forms

February 09, 2015 - It's unusual to get things right on the first attempt and this shot was no exception. From exposure level to subject ali...
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039: leading out of frame

February 08, 2015 - Potentially great vantage point looking out over Portsmouth. Ultimately, though, composition options were very limited a...
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038: avoid reverting to type

February 07, 2015 - Spirograph as per previously, but with evenly-timed flashing light rather than continuous. I was hoping for an image th...
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037: put the boot in

February 06, 2015 - More of a reflection on light in everyday life, this one, but that's ok 'cos we play by my rules here:) I'm not footbal...
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036: tree vee

February 05, 2015 - Intentional Camera Movement involves moving the camera during an exposure. In this case the camera was panned vertically...
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035: backbone

February 04, 2015 - I had my fingers crossed for the entire duration of this shot. In hoping to keep it simple, I'd allowed myself just one...
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034: these moonlit nights

February 03, 2015 - It's very easy to underestimate the illuminating effect of the moon. When it's within three or four days of full it can...
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033: trail blazing

February 02, 2015 - In a previous post I pondered about " focus bursts ". My thinking was in response to the zoom burst technique which chan...
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032: man on the run

February 01, 2015 - Artist's mannequin w/ added motion from a screen that wasn't quite big enough to silhouette both his head & feet:/
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