Friday Image No.146

Formby. Fuji X-T2, 50-140mm f/2.8 Fuji lens. ISO200, f/14.0, 1/125″. Tripod mounted.For this week’s Friday Image, I want to share a shot from a recent trip to Formby. If you want to see more of the trip I posted the video on You Tube yesterday....

And the Next Book is…

Elizabeth Tower example, processed in PhotoshopOn Friday, I shared a fairly traditional image of the Elizabeth Tower in London. Some people also know this as Big Ben, although Big Ben is the bell inside the clock-tower. Then over the weekend I was working on my...

Upgrading Exposure

Porth Kidney Sands, Cornwall. Olympus EM5 and 12-40mm lens. ISO200, 1/640″ at f/7.1. Processing in Exposure X2 with the Velvia 100 film simulation.I have finally taken the plunge and upgraded my copy of Exposure from Alien Skin. This is a great all-purpose piece of editing...

Friday Image No.144

View from Stanage Edge, The Peak District. Fuji XT-2, Acros film simulation with yellow filter. 18-135mm lens. ISO 200, 1/25″ at f/10.0I captured this image last weekend in the Peak District. The day had started with fog then turned to sun and then finally rain....

Returning to the 18-135 Lens

Curbar Edge, The Peak District. Fuji XT-2 with 18-135mm lens. 1/60″ at f/16 and ISO200, 0.6 ND grad filter.When I purchased my first Fuji camera (an XT1 which has since been sold), I bought a used 18-135 Fuji lens to accompany it. At the time,...

Friday Image No.143

The sea off Cornwall. Sony RX10, ISO80, f/5.6, 1/400″It’s been said that a picture paints a thousand words. Sometimes though I think it’s enough not to say anything. Just empty your mind and let it drift on a sea of nothing and marvel at the...

Camera Colour Profiles

Olympus EM5, Olympus 12-40mm. ISO200, f/2.8, 1/2500″Over the past few months, I’ve been contacted with increasing regularity by people looking for Camera Colour Profiles. In case you’re not familiar, these are the profiles that allow Lightroom to convert RAW files into colour images with accurate...

Friday Image No. 142

Olympus EM5 converted to shoot Infrared. Four images merged to panoramic in Lightroom. Panasonic 45-150mm lens at 45mm. ISO200, 1/80″ at f/8.0. Post processing in Alien Skin Exposure.This week I have come to realise that I’m not getting out to any new locations to photograph....

Friday Image No.141

Olympus EM5 converted to shoot Infrared. Olympus 12-40mm lens. ISO200, f/7.1, 1/160″For this week’s Friday image, it’s a shot from my recent trip to Cornwall. I took this whilst walking the coast path. It’s probably about a mile outside Fowey. At the time, the light...