Archive for March, 2008

11th March

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

My pal Sue. Sorry Sue, I know you said I made you look like an ‘ugly miffer’, but I kinda like the retro lighting so you are getting published anyhow.

10th March

Monday, March 10th, 2008

Tree bark detail

9th March 2008

Sunday, March 9th, 2008

Hodge Close Quarry, Coniston

This disused slate quarry is now a mecca for rock climbers seeking E-graded sports routes. We had taken climbing kit with us, but alas slate is a slippery as ice when even slightly wet, and in this case, water was streaming down these the bolted climbing routes.

I did some research on this quarry when I got home and found [this] most amazing autumn panoramic shot of this quarry by Gary Waidson, which quite frankly made me want to give up photography, or perhaps try a lot harder!

8th March 2008

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

Jem in action on
the Rookin House Farm assault course, Troutbeck, Penrith

7th March 2008

Friday, March 7th, 2008

Man in Cafe, Chester

I spotted this shot while passing. I was drawn to the reflection on the glass obscuring most of the cafe interior, apart from the well lit subject.

6th March 2008

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

Cool girl in front of the Kingsway estate. Thanks for letting me take your picture.

5th March 2008

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

Forest panorama, graphic details.

The original of this image is made up of three images blended to together to form a very high-resolution landscape image. Graphic icons added later.

5th March 2008

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

New Brighton lighthouse.

I think this lighthouse is probably a much photographed spot on the Wirral coast. I must time going back here with lovely ‘golden hour’ light or perhaps when there are stormy clouds in the sky.

I have incuded this shot as reminder to try more of this technique, i.e. the contrast of the motion blurred birds and the pin-sharp foreground elements.

Dispite the overcast skies yesterday, I spotted a enough potential in New Brighton to justify popping back today, this time in bright sunshine.

3rd March 2008

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

Young jogger, New Brighton promenade, overcast sky

I spotted this picture while driving past. I didn’t quite get sorted in time to get the chap in the foreground as planned.

2rd March 2008

Sunday, March 2nd, 2008

Ivy on Oak tree

Ivy on rock.

These two images are converted from colour to B&W using a new technique I learn’t on a photoraphy course yesterday.