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.
Don’t be a headless chicken!
Choose your location for the day and stay there. When the day is perfect and you have a long list of shots that you are just aching to take, it’s easy to run round all over the place trying to cover them all in one day.……
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.…
Castlerigg Stone Circle
Castlerigg Stone Circle is one of the most visually impressive prehistoric monuments in Britain, and is the most visited stone circle in Cumbria. The stone circle is on the……
Take the B5289 Borrowdale road out of Keswick and, after about 200 yards, turn left up a short flight of stone steps into the woods. Follow any of the many paths up to the……