Friday Image No.184

Genoa, Italy. Fuji X-T2, 18-135 lens. ISO400, 1/25″ at f/10.0. Today is the world famous (at least in some circles) Saddleworth Band Contest. Some of you may recall the film “Brassed Off” where one of the scenes features the band visiting the contest but getting so...

Friday Image No. 182

Whitby Pier at Sunset. Fuji X-T2, 10-24mm lens, ISO200, 1.1″ at f/11.0. Kase 0.6 Hard ND Grad filter and tripod. The other day, I took a trip out to Whitby in the hope of capturing a sunset. The weather forecast was promising and, on the drive...

Friday Image No. 181

On the road to Keld in the Yorkshire Dales. Fuji XT2, 55-200 lens, 1″ at f/16.0 and ISO 100. Filters and processing are given in blog post. Last weekend I was out shooting in Yorkshire Dales, although it started as a trip to Cumbria and a...

Friday Image No.179

This week I’m doing something a little different. I’m sharing this image, not because I think it’s great, but because I had to make something out of nothing. If you’re interested, here is the starting image. The starting image prior to the processing shown in...

Friday Image No. 177

Derwentwater sunset, Keswick, The Lake District. Fuji X-T2, 10-24 lens, ISO200 1/20″ at f/11.0. Kase 3 stop reverse ND grad. Tripod mounted. It’s great how a nuclear sunset can cheer me up. I’ve had a lot of problems thrown at me this week and been let...

Friday Image No. 176

Derwentwater, The Lake District, UK. Fuji X-T2, 16-55 lens, ISO200, 1/60″ at f/11.0. Some of the best light you can find as a photographer is in a storm. But you don’t want to be in the storm, you want to be on the edge looking in....

Friday Image No.173

Derwentwater, Keswick, Lake District. Fuji X-T2, 10-24 lens at 10mm. ISO200, 2.1 seconds at f/14.0. Tripod mounted, Kase 0.6 ND Grad filter and Kase 3 stop ND filter. How the weather has changed this week. Thursday, just over a week ago, we were snowed in. Friday saw...

Friday Image No.172

Blackpool pier and beach. Fuji X-T2, Fuji 18-55 lens, ISO200, 1/450″ at f/8.0. Handheld. On Monday, just before the arrival of the snow and arctic winds in the UK, I visited Blackpool. I have already shared one of the images from that trip, where the performance...

Friday Image No.171

John Rylands Library, Manchester. Fuji X-T2, 10-24 Lens, ISO800, f/6.4, 1/6″ leaning on the handrail. Post processing with Topaz Star Effects and Nik Viveza. Yesterday was a trip into Manchester to shoot some interesting architecture. It was a great day out even though one of the...

Friday Image No. 169

Formby Beach at Sunset. Captured using a Fuji X-T2. Please see text for full details. It’s felt like an eternity since I witnessed a good sunset or sunrise. But last weekend, I made a trip over to Formby with a friend and it was as if...