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……
Location, location, location!
If you are stuck in a period of bad weather, use the time to search out new locations that you can then visit when the weather and light improve thus allowing you to make optimum use of a day’s shoot. Make sure that……
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.
Use best practice!
If, however, you do have time to prepare yourself for a shot, make sure that you make the best use of your equipment by supporting your camera on a tripod and using a remote switch. It’s no use buying the best equipment……
This is about half a mile further along the Watendlath road. Just around a sharp left hand bend, there is a NT car park (free) on the left directly opposite it just past the……
Elterwater’s name comes from the small tarn by which it sits and the Norse word ‘elter’ meaning swan. The village is nestled amidst the imposing mountains……
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……