Category Archives: Leicestershire

Sunshine to warm the soul

On April 2nd, after a grim, grey wet morning the sun came out so we went off to our favourite field at the edge of the National Forest to walk the dog. The camera went with me too and on the way we saw a raised verge full of daffodils with the late afternoon sunshine behind them. “Here we are dressed in our finest” Continue reading Sunshine to warm the soul

The First rule of Landscape photography is be there!

Ansel Adams said “Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer – and often the supreme disappointment.”

How right he was some days you go out full of hope and the light never materialises. Other days, like today, you go out with not much hope and Wowee! First rule of Landscape photography is be there!

These from a circuit round the “Stones” in west Leicestershire this morning (that’s Congerstone, Bilstone and Shackerstone btw).

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Continue reading The First rule of Landscape photography is be there!

Lightroom edits, please choose your preferred version

and ideally say why.

This is one picture taken on 4th January 2015.

The creative edit.
The creative edit.
Reality.
Reality.

 

I would not normally edit a picture so far from reality these days.

Results shown as percentages.

A winter morning’s walk

The day before yesterday I went for a short walk around my village of Bagworth, heavy snow the night before made for a wonderful setting. Sadly it soon melted but as I was out early(ish) I saw the best of it.

All shots with Fuji X-T1 and editing in Adobe Lightroom 4.

A country lane in winter.
A country lane in winter.
National Forest woodland in winter.
National Forest woodland in winter.
National Forest woodland in winter.
National Forest woodland in winter.
Into the unknown.
Into the unknown.
National Forest woodland in winter.
National Forest woodland in winter.
Bridge carrying a country lane over a railway.
Bridge carrying a country lane over a railway.