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……
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,……
Always have your camera set ready to take that unexpected image that may appear at a second’s notice. You will always rue the day that you missed that ‘once in a lifetime’ shot because your camera was not ready to take……
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……
Scale Force from Buttermere
Scale Force is the highest waterfall in the Lake District. It has a single drop of 170 ft and two others of about 20 ft. It is hidden away in a deep tree-lined gorge
Buttermere - a walk around the lake
Buttermere is one of the prettiest lakes but it’s a very busy spot and it can be impossible to park there on a bank holiday or sunny summer weekend. Best to go through……
Just continue past Surprise View until the road ends at the small hamlet of Watendlath. This is a good road but quite narrow…