Tagged technique

Infra-red

With the good weather of late, Ian and I have been doing the rounds of the National Trust Gardens again. It has been several years since we last visited Scotney Castle, so one fine spring weekend we loaded up the car with our photography gear and off we went.

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Serendipity

No matter how hard you work at your photography, sometimes the key to success is pure luck. The image in this post is a great example. I was on the touchline at a local football match (Brighton & Hove Albion, for those who are interested), and decided to grab a few shots of the crowd instead of the action on the pitch.

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Welcome to the landscape gallery!

Well, another week into the life of WoolyPig, and time for another gallery to come online! Landscape is a relatively new adventure for us, so please don’t set your expectations too high this time around! As you see, we have not visited many places yet, but hopefully this gallery will become more varied in time as we learn more and travel further afield…
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Impressions of Hastings

2013 was a difficult year for me for photography. The weather was awful (it didn’t stop raining, did it) and combined with the economic depression people looked quite miserable – so taking photos within my preferred genre (street) became quite a challenge. Yes, I know some photographers say they get their best images in bad weather – but all I seem to get is wet!

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Panning

Having experimented with panning images of hubby and car back in 2010, I then  decided to try it out for real out in the big wide world. The South Bank in London has a good skateboard park so off we went to see what we could find…

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Project: Studio flash

This is my first attempt at studio work using Bowens flash equipment. I set up in our conservatory, pulling the blinds down to control the light. I hung a black background, set my camera on a tripod with a remote shutter button and had an hours fun with two small boys!! Taken at 1/200 sec at f/11, ISO 800, focal length 28mm. Here is my panel of three photos…
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