Commercial: The Avalon Beer Garden

Here is some more work Ive undertaken for the Beer Garden Co from bridport, dorset.

This here is the most extensive of the garden builds for the Three cheers pub co. This particular pub the Avalon is in clapham on balham hill, And its a stunner!

with two gardens both fully refurbished in handmade and bespoke wood fittings, Its a great place to stop and relax,

 

The Avalon main garden

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And then a small side garden made from reclaimed scaffolding boards, All  hand cut to fit!

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I think anyone can agree they look great!

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Dorset Landscape Photography: WASHED UP

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

 

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Available as a print, as always, and any feedback welcome

 

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A bleak Weymouth Day

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.

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And thats it, I hope you have enjoyed looking at these, Any prints or questions please ask!

 

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Dorset Landscape Photography: S A V I O U R II

Hi all

 

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

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Available as a print or canvas

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T H E P A R A L E L L

Hello All, 

Hope all is well, Again have been very busy recently, with work, social Life, Cars and Photography, But managed to get out Last Night. All Day there was some great thick mist here in Dorset, Something i knew i could make a great image with, With That in mind, i headed up to Durdle Door, The walk alone nearly killed me, This image was taken in the Man’ O War Bay, So a long Walk down a large amount of steps. A Different Take to the normal images shot of this bay, and using some foreground rocks to create a great balance in the image. 

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Finished in CS And LR5, Cropped to a 16:9 aspect, My Second Favourite other than Square for black and white work, a 2.20 min exposure with the 10 Stop filter on my 1DSii and 17-40 L 

 

There will be a Few more to Follow in the Next Few Days, Just have to Find the Time to get on and edit them. 

 

Cheers for Looking!! 

Dan 

 

Portland Bill Long Exposure

Ive Been crazy busy recently with hardly any time to even consider a blog post. The last few weeks have been going by to quickly. With plenty of Photoshoots and editing, with little time for landscapes, I managed to get out to one of the old haunts, this Being portland bill in dorset. With a typically moody evening again (Thank you England) arriving only 20 minutes before sunset. Again all of a rush. managed to catch this long exposure looking back over the lighthouse from the base of pulpit rock.

This being the first time i’ve properly used my new 10 stop filter, Not to disappointed with the results and will continue to test as i get time. ( I should be so Lucky )

I Will Try to Get more Done soon, A Few more Photoshoots, Craft Fayres and hopefully a landscape or two in that time.

Cheers All

Lyme Bay Storm Front

Lyme Bay Storm Front

Were Getting Battered Here in Dorset. Storm force winds and the threat of hurricane force winds! Means one thing rough Seas, Great for Photographs but very Dangerous! Reported that a Photographer may have lost his life down Lyme Regis last night while shooting the Storm. So Saftey is a must, Respect is the thing the sea needs the most, Very unpredictable at times.

This was shot on a set of steps well away from the cobb wall where the light want the best, with the wind whipping straight into this little cove, it made a great dramatic sea, Converted into black and white to enhance the texture of the sea.

Unfortunately the Bad weather didn’t Stop the Local council Parking attendants working, Who Gave me a nice note of Praise for not having a ticket, And have asked for £60 towards what i can presume is their christmas party fund. Still more than worth it though, Getting out and Getting these shots I feel is priceless.

Please be sure to visit me on my website http://www.danbristowphotography.com and come see me over on facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dan-Bristow-photography/220033501370064

Cheers

Dan

New Website Launch

Hello Every one. I hope you are all Well. 

I have been redesigning my Website recently and have now finished! It looks good and i hope you all will like it, So please Do take a Look.

http://www.danbristowphotography.com 

And to Celebrate use this Code NEWSITEOFFER to get 5% off Any Online Order!! 

Thanks All 

 

Dan 

Warbarrow Tilt Shift Landscape

Warbarrow Tilt Shift Landscape

Hi All,

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

Dan

The Garlic woods

The Garlic woods

I visited the Woods at Langdon in Dorset with the intention of shooting some bluebell landscapes, unfortunately they were no where near thick enough to make a decent image. But the wild garlic was. So in the late evening sunlight the garlic was softly lit and brought some great details out in the shot. So not a disaster in all.