At this time of year, going out on a landscape shoot needs careful planning. Weather forecasts, tides, locations and suitable gear all need to be taken account of before setting out. On this occasion, I failed on two accounts, but more of that later. Snow was forecast on the moors, a rare event in Cornwall where I live and although the forecast was tentative, I felt I should give it a go. This would also give me the opportunity to scout out an area so I could return later wit
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! from Cornwall. And, here is a picture from another country with a Gaelic Heritage. Oban is the gateway to the Hebrides and a beautiful place in it's own right. So here is an image I took this year there early in the morning, the sun just kissing the moored yachts with the nearest of the Hebrides still wreathed in cloud beyond.
Premiering on YouTube Midday Sunday 20th of December 2020! I haven't been Blogging so much this last week or two because in the background I have been setting up a new YouTube channel to host Vlogs running in Tandem with this website, my Facebook Page and my Instagram account. Vlogs will be about everything I'm interested in that's photographic in nature. There will be photo shoots I've been on, image reviews and my thoughts on current photographic debates such as HDR, Filter
The plan was straightforward. I would drive to a nearby location and then walk about a mile to my destination where I would photograph the scenery including coastal cliffs and an 18th Century Watchman's Hut. I knew it was too late for dawn images, but the sky overhead was promising with intermittent squally showers alternating with clear winter sunshine. In essence this was a photo walk and location recce. I was well shod and clad against the brisk winter wind and I had snack