Its been a very long time since my last landscape post, but here is a mono long exposure shot while working on my uni projects again
Its by no means anything special but its one of a few I’m working on editing at the moment
Available as a print, as always, and any feedback welcome
I shot this small series while shooting for a uni project I was working on.
my Aim was to show the bleak reality of a coastal town out of tourist season. A contrast from the busy beaches and bustling shops. To shoot this one i decided to use my new lens baby muse, and limit it to just a f5.6 aperture. This is a very soft lens and gave itself well to the concept i had. the images have then been edited in LR to reflect a moody and grainy scene, with dark blacks and lots of film grain added.
I think it works Really well, this here is a small selection of what was shot on the day, I may as time goes on release more, or i may not. Who knows.
I may also revisit in the summer with the same kit and same idea but shoot weymouth at its busiest and compare the two.
And thats it, I hope you have enjoyed looking at these, Any prints or questions please ask!
This was a wedding shot back in September of this year. A Really fantastic couple who both like the camera. Which is always a Bonus!
I won’t bore you with to many words for this one, But it was a wedding on Portland again, with the church on Easton Square being where the ceremony took place. This is a really lovely church, big very bright and built from portland stone which with its light colours makes for great images.
This last picture was great, We went up to portland bill for the pictures of hannah and chris. And unknown to us it was national speak like a pirate day! So these rather friendly pirates from the Portland Bill visitors centre came and did some pictures with us
Never realised I hadn’t shared this image with you all! Shot back in September when I had a day off from the day job.
Having moved house recently (might I add never in wedding season again!) I’m within walking distance of the Nothe Fort area of Weymouth.
The day was very overcast with broken clouds, the sort I love for Long exposure work. The wind started off seeming promising as the clouds were moving quickly, so would create some great shapes. However it was probably gusting 40mph! not great for keeping a camera shake free for 2min plus!.
Any images I had shot at the end of the pier where there is a large metal viewpoint with a great spiral staircase, were completely unusable due to the vibrations through the camera being buffeted by the gusts.
So back up plan in place, I retreated to the base of the pier sheltered by the fort itself. Where there is a Life Buoy attached to the railings. I’ve shot similar LE’s before.
Shot on the Canon 5dMKii, 17-40 @20mm, ISO 50, F/14, 99 seconds
Available as a print or canvas
My first Mono image in a long time, From a recent sunrise.
This was a 4 minute exposure using my 10 stop, Was a wonderful sunrise, and just as it was over the clouds came over and started to rain while waiting for this image to expose.
Prints are available
Been Really Busy Recently With not a lot of time to get out and shoot, Focusing at the moment on my business development and Saving a bit of cash for some new lines of products.
So one from the Hardrive, Warbarrow Bay at Lulworth, Dorset, With a Tilt shift effect added in PS.
On another Note Have my First Baby Bump Shoot tomorow for a lovely Young Couple, Really Looking forward to shooting Something Different. Will Share the results with you all of course, And lighting Diagrams ETC,
Till Next Time
A Black and White Long exposure of a Private Boat jetty, in poole Harbour, Dorset.
Taken on a sunny warm afternoon, the BW conversion adds some much needed drama and mood to the image. This also shows of the wooden structure perfectly. Cropped Square to simplify things.
I love shooting these images, I love it when waiting for long exposures and thinking about the results that I could get Or not as the case may be sometimes.
A Wonderfully Colored Sunset At Osmington Mills, In Dorset. Osmington Is Just outside of Weymouth and the geology of the location is typical of the Jurassic coastline, And it makes Great Images.
Taking Advantage of the low Tide Which uncovered the rocky ledges there, These were a Great foreground interest, and with the sea swell it added some great texture to the sea.