12 Feb 49 Shades of Grey

Source: Fujifilm Insider

For the vast majority of photographers, myself included, finding time for your hobby can be tricky especially when juggling a day job, a family, or in some cases both. Add in to the mix the unpredictability of the British weather and for us landscape photographers those little windows of opportunity get smaller and smaller.

So when I find that break in the busy schedule to head to the hills, the first place I look is the weather Apps. It used to be a case of where is the driest area with Sun? But more recently its been a case of where are the most interesting conditions, and where do I know that suits them best? I guess having some knowledge an area helps. I have been shooting in the Cumbrian Lake District for almost 3 years now, going as often as my diary and other commitments allow. Having a feel for an area and an idea of what conditions suit its locations best, can give a photographer options to make adjustments to their plans at the last minute.

For lakeside reflections you need a perfectly calm day with little or no wind. To photograph an inversion, you need to get up high after a chilly night when you hope the warming rays of the morning sun will fill the valleys with mist. But what if the forecast says rain, wind and no sun? then what?…

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