The concept seems fairly simple. It has to be dark, you need a tripod, you set a long exposure on the camera (20 seconds or more) and then run around drawing shapes in the air with colored lights. Ah the dreams of the newbie photographer.
So off to Green Park to run around in the park in front of Buckingham Palace. Continue reading →
If you are lucky enough to live in the East of London there is a wonderful short ride that follows Regents Canal for a bit and branches off to the River Lea which you can then follow up towards The Tottenham Marshes and beyond if you’re feeling energetic. Continue reading →
With Autumn upon us it makes for perfect night time shooting. The hazyness has gone and the sky is clear. So i popped down to Southbank and waited for the sun to go down.
One pizza and to much fruit juice later the sun was gone and the light or lack there of was perfect. The tide was in but a nice set of stone stairs got us down to just above water level with a great view of the Thames and St Paul’s in the background. Continue reading →
This beautiful tree outside The Duke of Wellington pub in Haggerston looks like this for only a handful of days each year. It’s the most obvious sign in the area that Spring in all it’s glory has sprung, and if you get up early enough you might be lucky enough to see a beautiful sight like this. Continue reading →
I went down to Brick Lane this morning with the express purpose of really taking the time to work with the camera and only taking pictures after taking the time to analyse what it is i want in the shot, rule of thirds etc etc. Unsurprisingly Brick Lane was of a heaving mass of people which meant no space or time, just quick point and shoot stuff Continue reading →
Borrowed the Nikon D3100 from work, read the manual and ran out to snap a few shots. Took this snap from the doors of the District line tube at Mansion House station, popped it into Photoshop and mucked with the levels, saturation and colour balance. This is the result.