Friday Image No.206

Peak District Panorama from Stanage Edge

Peak District Panorama from Stanage Edge. Fuji X-T2, Fuji 55-200 lens at 55mm, ISO200, 1/55" at f/10.0. Kase 0.9 Soft ND Grad Filter. Tripod. Two Frames Stitched in Lightroom. As I’m sat here looking for a Friday Image to post, I realise I haven’t been out with a camera all week. The weather’s been grey … Continue reading Friday Image No.206

Friday Image No.203

Lawrence Field sunrise, The Peak District

Lawrence Field (or Lawrencefield), The Peak District. Fuji X-T2, 10-24mm lens at 10mm, ISO200, 0.6" at f/18.0 (to create the starburst effect on the sun). Tripod, Kase 0.9 Reverse ND Grad filter and Kase 3 stop ND filter. This week's Friday Image comes from the Peak District. Now although I’ve recently been showing more images … Continue reading Friday Image No.203

Friday Image No.202

Punakaiki, New Zealand

Today I was going to share an image of the Franz Joseph Glacier. But having published two mountain images in the past two weeks I decided I wanted a change. Looking through my recent collection of images from New Zealand I picked this image from Punakaiki with its famous pancake rocks. Fuji X-T2, 10-24 lens, … Continue reading Friday Image No.202

Friday Image No.201

View from the Hooker Valley trail, New Zealand. See text for camera settings and processing. Last week I shared the first image from my New Zealand trip.It was a mountain scene from a trek I did along the Hooker Valley. For today’s Fridayimage I want to share another scene from the same trail. In all … Continue reading Friday Image No.201

Friday Image No.200

Mount Sefton from the Hooker Valley trail, New Zealand. Fuji X-T2 with Fuji 18-135 lens at 46mm. ISO200, 1/640" at f/11. Handheld. My last post was back at the end of September. At the time I said I was taking a few weeks out but didn’t explain why. Now that I’m back I can share … Continue reading Friday Image No.200

Exposure X4 Launches & YouTube

Yew Tree Tarn, The Lake District. Nikon D800, 24-120mm Nikon lens at 70mm, ISO100, 1/6" at f/9.0 Exposure from Alien Skin is one of my long-time favourite processing tools and yesterday they launched Exposure X4. I’ve already got my upgrade and I can see a few enhancements and new tools. You can find out more … Continue reading Exposure X4 Launches & YouTube

I Bought a Lensbaby

Flower shot with the Lensbaby Composer Pro Sweet 35

Recently, I decided to buy a Lensbaby for my Fuji X-T2. I’m not really sure why, but I had this idea that I wanted to do some macro work with it. I’ve seen some great flower shots done with a Lensbaby in the past and thought, with all the nice weather it would be good … Continue reading I Bought a Lensbaby

Friday Image No. 192.

Stairs in the Maritime Museum, Amsterdam

After a short break in Amsterdam last week, I’m now getting back into the groove of doing some work. This week’s Friday image is one I shot whilst I was in Amsterdam (what a great city and nice people by the way - I’m definitely going to return for another visit). This shot isn’t what … Continue reading Friday Image No. 192.

Friday Image No.191

Walla Crag, The Lake District, Cumbria.

It’s been some time since it’s rained here properly. The last time was back on the 25th May. I remember it well because it was the Saddleworth Band Contest and that was the first time it had rained in weeks. Yesterday morning we had a brief shower and last night we had heavier rain. It … Continue reading Friday Image No.191

The Drobo is Back

Newlands Valley, The Lake District.

After all my recent problems the Drobo is now back up and running. BUT, it only using three disks and not four. In my previous post on the subject I mentioned that I had to return one of the replacement 3TB drives that had failed. To replace that drive, I ordered a new 4TB from … Continue reading The Drobo is Back