Parked in the River Wharfe! I’m sure there’s a story behind this one. I’d love to know what it is. Rule 7: The best camera is the one you have with you (Chase Jarvis) very true.Read More Not the best place to park your bike!
I said I’d go back, and I was true to my word. This week, as I’ve been driving to work, I’ve witnessed some beautiful colourful sunrises. I thought it would be worth trying my luck by returning to Ilkley Moor to capture the sunrise over the rocks. I take my hat off to landscape photographers. […]Read More Ilkley Moor Sunrise
Rule number 3: Photography is an expensive hobby Rule number 4: but it doesn’t have to be. Since digital SLR’s adopted the APS-C sized sensor, many film photographers converting to digital suddenly lost their wide angles. Like many, I liked my standard zoom to stretch to 24mm. Since manufacturers are a bit slow to catch […]Read More Neewer Wide and Telephoto Lens Review
Mistakes don’t have to be mistakes, everything is subjective – a mistake to one person is actually a piece of art to someone else – Robert Rodriguez – 10 minute film school. Never really appreciated that quote until recently when I forgot to switch my lens to auto-focus. The in-focus image was rubbish, but I […]Read More Rule 24: Mistakes Don’t have to be Mistakes
Rule 23: Timing is everything When I read that rule back to myself, my first thought is Cartier Bresson’s famous line about the decisive moment. Personally, I’ve never subscribed to that school of thought. There are, after all, many decisive moments. I do get what he’s trying to say though, and some moments are better […]Read More Timing is Everything
The Northern Belle is one of the Orient Express portfolio of trains that runs in the UK. It aims to take the traveller back to a time when rail travel was for the experience, not just to get from A to B. Passengers experience first class service in Pullman coaches and is a rare experience. […]Read More To Edinburgh on the Northern Belle
Rule number 8: Camera Straps are a pain in the neck I’m not a fan of camera straps. If I have one attached to my camera, I tend to wrap it around my wrist. I could live without them, but it’s nice to have the security of having something just in case I get clumsy, […]Read More Camera Straps