Death Valley Revisited

Friday Image No.220 Zabriskie Point, Death Valley. Panasonic GX1, Panasonic 14-45 lens, ISO160, 1/60" at f/8.0 Over the past week, I’ve restarted work on a new edition of my Essential Photoshop book. When I wrote the original book, I wanted it to be version independent and work with old and new versions of Photoshop alike. … Continue reading Death Valley Revisited

The Nik Collection 2 Review

Apologies if you were waiting for last week’s Friday Image that didn’t arrive. That’s because I was doing a bit of a tour around the UK and couldn’t fit everything in. Part of my problem was unexpectedly managing to lay my hands on an early release of the new Nik Collection. This allowed me to … Continue reading The Nik Collection 2 Review

Friday Image on Saturday – oops

Scottish Highland mountains at dawn

The Scottish Highlands. Four image stitch using a Fuji X-T3 and 50-200 lens. ISO160, 1/25" at f/11.0. Tripod mounted and Kase 0.9 ND Soft Grad filter. I’m starting with an apology for not posting this week's Friday Image on a Friday. The past week has been rather frantic with quite a few time critical things: … Continue reading Friday Image on Saturday – oops

Shooting the Dawn Landscape at Mellon Udrigle

Landscape photography pre-dawn at Mellon Udrigle, Scotland

Pre-dawn at Mellon Udrigle, Scotland. Fuji X-T3, 16-55 Fuji Lens, ISO160, 20" at f/11.0. Kase Wolverine 0.9 Soft Grad filter. Tripod mounted. I said in my previous post that I had a few more images from my recent Scotland trip. This shot is one of them. I took it at a location called Mellon Udrigle … Continue reading Shooting the Dawn Landscape at Mellon Udrigle

Friday Image No. 218

Looking towards Ullapool in the Scotish Highlands after sunset

Looking towards Ullapool in the Scottish Highlands. Three frames Fuji X-T3, Fuji 55-200 lens at 100mm. ISO160, 2.5" at f/10.0. Tripod mounted with Kase 3 stop soft ND Grad filter. I don’t have a great deal to share this week other than a recent image. The week’s flown by and I haven’t even posted a … Continue reading Friday Image No. 218

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