As an ode to my current, but not for long, VRS, I thought I'd capture one last image. The photo was taken in a local car park at night and so the conditions weren't perfect, here's how I created VRS. 10106
If you're a traditionalist then the sight of Daffodils flowering in the UK signals Easter. This year Easter's late (a month away) but no one seems to have told nature!
One of the photographers I have in my circle on Google+ is Andy Lee. Andy takes spectacular photographs of mountain ranges. It's not simply the awe inspiring location that makes for such a great image, it's the work Andy puts into the lighting and post processing that stands his work apart from other, similar, photographers. Below are some great examples of mountain photography.
A few shots from a local heathland during sunrise this morning.
I recently discovered that an infrared filter which I used to use on an old camera, and since forgotten about, fit one of my current lenses. Excited at the prospect of trying something relatively new, I ventured straight out and took, what I consider, a crap photo. Here's why it turned out so bad, and I wasted my time on the shoot.
I was out and about before sunrise this morning in the hope that there would be a clear Winter Sunrise, and there was! All of the images below were taken with wither an Samyang 8mm Fisheye or Sigma 17-70mm. Processed in Photomatix and Photoshop.
I have always been happy to wake up early, I guess that's just the way some people are programmed. One advantage, when it comes to photography, of waking up early is that you can get out and about taking images in what I believe are the best hours of the day to capture images, here's why.