Category Archives: Composition

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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Rotten colours, try it in black and white.

I was out photographing at one of my favourite locations yesterday, and was struggling with the early Autumn colours. The beech trees were a greeny yellow, and the results were looking a little bit insipid on the LCD screen. But … Continue reading

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Watching the edges

Noticing a patch of forget me not leaves with dew and raindrops, there was an obvious opportunity for a nice shot. The easy option is to just point the camera and start shooting, using the machine gun approach and hoping … Continue reading

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