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.
Think out of the box!
By all means, browse other photographers’ websites to get ideas. I certainly do. Just make sure that you don’t just copy their images. Create your own style and move it on. Try taking your images in a different……
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,……
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……
Loughrigg Tarn, a tarn of outstanding beauty set amongst attractive rolling wooded fells, is one of Lakeland’s hidden treasures. The shallow waters at the tarn’s……