Friday Image No. 188

Llanddulas, North Wales. Nikon D800, Nikon 24-120 lens. ISO100, f/16.0, 0.8″. Kase 0.9 Reverse ND Grad + Kase 6 Stop ND filter. Tripod. My saga with the corrupt Drobo is rumbling on. The Data Recovery software I was running finally completed it’s scan in the early...

Pic(k) of the week 25: DARK CLOUDS OVER VAL D’ORCIA, TUSCANY

As stated in my last Pic(k), I had a great time touring around Tuscany on photography tour end of May. While I did a fair bit of classic Travel and Street photography (with the Fujifilm X-T100, review here), the main purpose of the trip was shooting...

Friday Image No. 186

Froggatt Edge, The Peak District. Nikon D800, 16-35mm lens, ISO100, 2.5″ at f/16.0. Kase 3 stop Reverse ND Grad. Last night I ventured out with a good friend to shoot Froggatt Edge in the Peak District. In all honesty, I never have any luck shooting sunsets...

Friday Image No.185

For this week’s Friday image, I want to share possibly my favourite view in all Malham. Yes, Malham Cove is spectacular as is Grodale Scar. Janets Foss is tranquil and the surrounding countryside is beautiful. But for me, this dry prehistoric riverbed with its drystone...

Fuji 18-135 Lens Review

Duomo, Pisa, Italy. Fuji X-T2, 18-135mm lens at 35mm. ISO200, 1/420″ at f/8.0.It’s been exactly 1 year today since I purchased and received this lens; I remember it well because of the terrible events of the Manchester Arena bomb. I’ve been promising to do a...

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...