Category Archives: Photography

General discussions on photographic technique.

What a photography TV show might look like

I came across a new photographer that I’d like to recommend you follow. His name is Thomas Heaton and he is a Northumberland & the north-east based landscape photographer. One of the reasons for the recommendation is he makes the best You … Continue reading

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This Year’s Top 101 Landscape Photographs From All Over The World

I am reposting  an article I originally saw tweeted by Shahbaz Majeed. Shahbaz is a first class  Scottish Photographer whom I had the pleasure of knowing as well as seeing lots of his work at the Dundee Photographic Society weekly meetings. … Continue reading

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Cheap shot Terms and Conditions

Does this annoy amateur and professional photographers?  To enter a photo competition where the prize is just one bottle of Glenfiddich 21-year-old whisky you need to submit your best photo of a Golden Hour shot (they actually mean sunset as … Continue reading

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Fine Art Landscape Photography – Darren Cole

When we were last in Harris last spring we noticed a new gallery ( the Hebscape Gallery ) on the way in to Tarbert from North Harris. It was not open so we peered in through the window. A photography gallery … Continue reading

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Adventure Photographer & Alpine Climber

Cory Richards is a National Geographic photographer and adventurer of the year in 2012. The video on his home page about his life is inspirational. It’s the one in a million story of a school drop out at 14 , … Continue reading

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Colin Prior’s Karakoram project

Hopefully you got to see the fantastic one hour Adventure Show special on Colin Prior’s photographic trip to the Karakoram mountain range. Perhaps it was only available in Scotland – BBC 2.  Follow the link above to the adventure show … Continue reading

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Landscape of the year 2013

The Take a View landscape photographer of the year 2013 is for us the UK’s annual Oscars of landscape images. This year’s worthy winner is Tony Bennett LRPS. A photograph of autumn mists drifting over Crummock Water in the English Lake … Continue reading

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Spring macro went micro

Its my fault. I posted some nice macro shots of snowdrops in February and committed myself to photographing a set of seasonal flowers throughout the year. A small project I thought would be no harder than waiting two or three … Continue reading

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Snow drops and macro magic

A wee project this year will be to try to capture the best known seasonal flowers in Scotland. They let us know we are moving through the changes in temperature, time and light. One of the most welcome is the … Continue reading

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Victorian Scottish landscape art and the classic view today

A reason, among many, we are drawn to landscape photography is to try and capture the beauty of the Scottish highlands, which when depicted in Victorian landscape paintings can feel somewhat over romanticised. The reality is that when you come … Continue reading

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