Author Archives: David

Atmospheric landscapes

Haputale, Uva Sri Lanka : Canon 40D : EF85mm : 1/320 : f6.3 Landscapes can be particularly challenging and initially difficult to master. Practice and patience are important ingredients. However, there are a number of useful rules-of-thumb that can be useful for capturing landscapes that can be useful. Always try to ensure that there is […]

A sense of intrigue

Hayward Gallery, London : Canon PowerShot G7 : 1/100 : f5.0 Images do not always have to tell the whole story to draw you in. Sometimes the unspoken can create intrigue and lets the imagination of the viewer take over. This image was taken at the Hayward Gallery in London. The exhibition’s designers wanted the audience to experience losing […]

Reflected autumn colours

Hampstead Health, London : Canon 40D : EF-S10-22mm (16mm) : 1/200 : f5.0 Reflections can be a great way to inject creativity and a sense of art into your images. Water creates patterns and distortions that create wonderful often abstract art out of ordinary everyday scenes. Don’t  be afraid of experimenting with Photoshop either. Sometimes the reflections […]

The street as your studio

Atlas Mountains, Morocco : Canon 40D : EF200mm f2.8L : 1/250 : f4.0 Shooting groups on the street can be challenging and even when the shots are candid, can be highly unpredictable. You may not be in control of the background and a clear focal point for the shot can sometimes be difficult to achieve. Walls, […]