Landscape Photography in the Highlands of Scotland

Sunrise in Assynt, Scotland. Fuji X-T3, Samyang 12mm lens, 1/15" at f/11.0 and ISO160. Kase 0.9 ND Soft Grad filter. Tripod mounted. If you were expecting a Friday image last week I apologise. I was in the highlands of Scotland for a week, trying to cram in as much landscape photography as possible. I had … Continue reading Landscape Photography in the Highlands of Scotland

I’m Giving Away Luminar 3

I’m giving away a copy of the innovative software Luminar 3, from Skylum. I purchased a second license key in error when Luminar 3 launched but didn’t use it. I’ve been in contact with Skylum who confirm I can give the license key away, so that’s what I’m doing. Free Prize Draw This is a … Continue reading I’m Giving Away Luminar 3

Have you Seen Lightroom Enhance Details?

Snow Covered mountains on Rannoch Moore

Snow Covered mountains on Rannoch Moore. Fuji X-T2, Fuji 10-24 lens at 11mm, ISO200, 1/340" at f/11.0. Handheld. Have you seen the recent Adobe Lightroom Enhance Details feature? The release in February almost passed me by but then I tested it. It isn’t perfect; some people say it’s too slow and it does produce large … Continue reading Have you Seen Lightroom Enhance Details?

Upgrade Your Camera by Changing RAW Converters

The cheapest upgrade to your camera outfit may be changing RAW converters. There's a big difference between the best and worst and it changes by camera make.

Friday Image No.214

Graveyard of the Trains, Bolivia

Graveyard of the Trains, Bolivia. Five image stitch from an Olympus EM5. Most of the photos I shoot are of landscapes; it’s the subject I feel most in touch with. But then from time to time I come across something and feel I must photograph it. That was the case with this image. The location … Continue reading Friday Image No.214

Friday Image No.213

Bolivian volcano. Olympus EM5, Panasonic 45-150 lens, ISO200, f/7.1, 1/320". It was 2014 when I shot this volcano image and it’s languished on my hard drive ever since. The volcano’s in Bolivia and this shot was from our base camp about halfway to the summit. Yes, I had the “pleasure” of climbing this. The lower … Continue reading Friday Image No.213

Friday Image No.212

Heswall marina at sunset

Heswall. Olympus EM5, 9-18mm Olympus lens, ISO200, f/8.0, 1/25". Today I’m returning to an image that I’ve probably shown before. It may not be the same identical file but it’s possible you’ve already seen this. I’m doing this because I’ve been back through my image library and reprocessed quite a few of the RAW files. … Continue reading Friday Image No.212

Friday Image No.211

Foggy sunset looking across Hope Valley in the Peak District.

Foggy sunset looking across Hope Valley in the Peak District. Fuji X-T2, Fuji 55-200 at 75mm, ISO200, 1/210" at f/9.0. Tripod and 0.9 (three stop) Soft Kase ND Grad filter. I captured this image a few weeks back now. At the time I wasn’t sure quite how best to process it and to be honest … Continue reading Friday Image No.211

Friday Image No.210

Dramatic Whiby Pier sunset

Dramatic sunset on Whitby Pier, North Yorkshire. Fuji X-T2, 18-135 f3.5-5.6 WR at 18mm, ISO200, 0.7" at f/10.0. Tripod mounted. Today I was going to share a shot from a recent shoot I did in the Peak District, but I’ve decided to save that for another day. Instead I have this image which I shot … Continue reading Friday Image No.210