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Ice Butterfly & Lightroom 4 White Balance Adjustment Brush

My earlier Ice Butterfly post was an image I was pretty happy with, but I really felt it could be improved with a warmer white balance on the birch leaf. The shaded conditions had been perfect for creating a beautiful … Continue reading

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Polarisers and Ice.

In my earlier post Ice Butterfly I mentioned that a twist of the polarising filter on ice patterns can give quite different results. To show what I mean I’ve created a few slide shows that include the same framing with … Continue reading

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Ice Butterfly.

The freezing, thaw, freezing circle on the surface of water can create incredible patterns. Here I imagine the shapes to resemble an ice butterfly. If you find patterns in ice on a day with a clear blue sky you can … Continue reading

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Zoom and move.

How do you use your zoom lens? Do you see a subject and zoom in or out from where you were when you saw it? Did you get the best shot possible? What are all these questions about? Well let’s … Continue reading

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One Sunday.

One Sunday. It’s 3:15 in the morning, what sort of time is this to be awake? Well for me, it’s the time you need to be up in August if you are heading out in the hope of capturing the … Continue reading

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