Photography Recce

Photography recce

Sometimes you can just visit places blind, that is without ever having been there, and get a great result but I always advocate that if you can visit a location in good light prior to ‘the day’ then do so. This is especially important if you are walking the moors and at first light in order to capture a sunrise…

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Sunrise Timelapse Photography

Sunrise Timelapse Photography

Sunrise timelapse photography can be challenging. I love looking at the time lapse movies posted  on YouTube and thought it about time I had a go at one myself. So with my Sony A6000 now firmly established as my B roll camera I set I set off to capture a sunrise but with a twist! WORKFLOW TIMELAPSE My main aim…

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Breakfast for landscape photographers

Breakfast for landscape photographers

One of the many good things about sunrise photography is that it impacts less on family life than other types of photography, especially if you live within a good distance of some great scenery as I do. I can be up and back before the family are stirring depending on the time of year but I am always back for…

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Planning for sunrise or sunset photography

Planning for sunrise or sunset photography

Planning and preparation does usually prevent a poor performance but what should your prelims consist of when planning a sunrise or sunset photograph or indeed any landscape photography trip? Planning for sunrise or sunset photography should be thorough; I am sure that not everyone goes through the same steps as I do but this works for me, I hope that…

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Photography Backpacks

Photography Backpacks

OUTDOORS PHOTOGRAPHY There are many backpacks designed for the photography community but very few that are actually suitable for overnighting and of course being Bivouac Photography I very much want to incorporate overnight stays as part of my photographic journey which makes this aspect of kit selection vital. So, there is outdoors photography and there is Bivouac Photography and a…

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The Minolta Holy Trilogy for Sony Alpha!

The Minolta Holy Trilogy for Sony Alpha!

The Minolta Holy Trilogy for Sony Alpha? Those of you that have been interested in photography for some time may well wonder what I am on about? Surely it is Nikon that has the holy trilogy with their 14-24 f/2.8, 24-70 f/2.8 and 70-200 f/2.8 trio? All fine lenses that any Nikon photographer would be proud of, I can testify to…

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