For the second part of my Long Exposure tips I’d like to focus on ambient conditions and the necessity of subject. The image I made above is of Aberdeen’s St. Machar Cathedral. In contrast to the images in the first post this was taken on the evening as the Sun
When I shoot Street images I use the ISO setting to get really fast shutter speeds. I want to freeze motion and capture one off relationships between the elements in the shot. At the other end of the scale I’m attracted to using extremely long exposure times. A few
I haven’t posted a journal entry for a few weeks, so here’s one for June. I’ve edited the shots together as a short movie. Comments and questions welcome.
I often get questions about street photography, a lot more than any of my studio work. The main question is, ‘how did you get so close’ or ‘how did you see that composition’. So I thought I’d go through my three favourite images from my portfolio and describe how I
Most people like to take photographs in nice weather. If you want to make more striking images, adverse weather gives you more opportunities. I like making pictures in the Autumn and Winter when the days are shorter, and the Sun is low. In Scotland the weather changes frequently, photography is
Two years a go I came to the realisation that I couldn’t continue to use large camera equipment a due to chronic illness and arthritis. I needed a small camera for holiday and bought a mirrorless camera to try and improve my street / documentary photography. I had a succession
Capturing street or candid photography requires patience and a lot of practice. To improve your chances always carrying your camera helps. This would be the primary category of Street images that I make. I’d taken a number of photos of people vaping and wanted to capture one that was a