Articles, Tips & Locations
More information to assist with your photography
This is the area where you will find information which will assist you with your photography. These range from simple but useful tips to more in-depth articles which are well worth a read. I hope that you will find them interesting. You will also find the first two in a series of guides about where to find some of my favourite locations for shooting images. I intend to publish more of these when I have the time
How to photograph a rainbow
The changeable conditions that we are having at present make this a great time to get out there and photograph yourself a rainbow. It’s always such a thrilling sight to see and, if you capture your image correctly, will be a great addition to your portfolio. First find your rainbow Rainbows form when two elements come together– falling or spraying……
Let the camera do the work!
Take the best image that you can at the time that you take it. Photoshop can now turn a so-so image into something that can look quite acceptable but that can result in deterioration of picture quality if the software has……
Enjoy your photography!
Make sure that your photography is a pleasure. Try a new location in a different area of the country. Take your camera on holiday, join a club or try a short course or a photography based holiday. Talk to other photographers,……
Fill the frame!
This is, I know, an old adage but still a good one. Whilst modern software allows you to zoom in and crop an image, it’s far better to capture the image that you require through the camera’s lens in the first place.
Clappersgate Bridge is an attractive packhorse bridge which lies across the River Brathay close to Ambleside. The river is heavily wooded and great for autumn colour shots.…
Ashness Bridge can be located by taking the narrow road to Watendlath, a left-turn off the B5289 Borrowdale road, about three miles south of Keswick. The bridge can be found……
Keswick Boat Landings
Park in the pay & display car park just before the Theatre by the Lake. Walk out onto the road and head off down the hill to the boat landings. In fact, out of season,……