The view from the bible

Detail at the Cathedral

This proved to be an exceptional challenge … in the end, as I was forced to address some oversights in my camera settings and the way I imported my shots into Lightroom. I’ve written about this elsewhere, so won’t repeat the lessons learnt. Suffice to say I’ve learnt a lot more about colour and white …

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"Chippy Alley"

Cardiff – Chippy Alley “recovered”

The photo above illustrates quite well I think how you can recover so much detail from images that are badly exposed. The original RAW photo from the camera (below) has most of Cardiff’s infamous chippy alley in darkness, clearly underexposed, whilst the building and sky in the background is quite nicely exposed except that the …

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Russel Burn, towards Beinn Bahn

Scotland – Ross & Cromarty

The journey west. We set off for the west coast via Dingwall and Bonar Bridge. Crossing to Ledbeg and Lochinver. From there we made our way down the coast staying at Ullapool, Gairloch and Kyle of Lochalsh before crossing to Skye. Here are some of the many shots I took on this journey, of which …

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Hoof with attitude on the Black Isle

Scotland – The Black Isle

Heading north we had a couple of nights booked into a hotel just west of Inverness. On the way we stopped briefly at Aviemore before visiting the battlefield and museum at Culloden which was very interesting and enhanced my knowledge and understanding of Anglo-Scottish history by quite a sizeable amount. It was the last battle …

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