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Christmas In Sleepy Hollow

It’s probably going against the grain of the general festive feelings of this time of year but………..Sleepy Hollowesque images from a recent trip to a local lake….

barry chignellChristmas In Sleepy Hollow
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Flooded River HDR Landscape

After (or maybe during) all of the rain here in the UK, there has inevitably been some flooding. Although this is obviously not a great thing to put up with, it does present some interesting alternative landscape photo opportunities.

barry chignellFlooded River HDR Landscape
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One Things For Sure, The Apocalypse Would Have Made Some Great Images!

In whatever form the apocalypse takes, when it does eventually happen, make sure you capture some photos right before the end as it’s likely to offer some spectacular opportunities for stunning photographs (although not sure why?)!

barry chignellOne Things For Sure, The Apocalypse Would Have Made Some Great Images!
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Awesome Female Portraits

There are countless portrait photos on the various photo sharing sites around the web. Some of the most powerful are those of women in creative locations. Below are some great examples of female portrait photography.

barry chignellAwesome Female Portraits
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Create Abstract Photos Using Smoke

I’ve been meaning to write an article regarding smoke photography for a while now. It’s a genre of photography that I really like as it’s quite flexible in it’s randomness and it doesn’t seem to be an issue with people if the image has been Photoshopped to create a mirror effect and the like.

barry chignellCreate Abstract Photos Using Smoke
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Beautiful Underwater Photography By Hinesh Patel

Hinesh Patel is new to photography, but this does not seem to cause him any problems in capturing awesome photos from his diving trips. I spotted Hinesh’s shots on Facebook and was immediately impressed by the images that he has captured from his expeditions under the waves. Happily, Hinesh was happy to answer some questions and share some of his work.

barry chignellBeautiful Underwater Photography By Hinesh Patel
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Using The 'Apply Image' Tool In Photoshop In Your Portraits

The ‘Apply Image’ tool in Photoshop is one of those commands that not many people use. Within the ‘Image’ menu, this command is one of the most powerful within Photoshop and can be used to great effect when post processing your photos.

barry chignellUsing The 'Apply Image' Tool In Photoshop In Your Portraits
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Life Thrives In The Most Unlikely Of Places – Chernobyl

If you were asked to think about the most unlikely places on earth where you thought wildlife would be present, let alone seemingly thriving, Chernobyl would probably be quite near the top of that list. åÊSergei Gaschak has, however, proved that this does not seem to be the case.

barry chignellLife Thrives In The Most Unlikely Of Places – Chernobyl
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Photography Opportunities Are All Around You, Everywhere, Every Day

If you find yourself stuck indoors due to snow or bad weather in general, take a wonder around your house. Every day objects that are so familiar that you probably look at them all the time, can make for very interesting subjects, especially close up.

barry chignellPhotography Opportunities Are All Around You, Everywhere, Every Day