Silver Y Moth (Autographa gamma)

December 19th, 2009

The Silver Y (Autographa gamma) is a moth with a distinctive marking that looks like the letter y or Greek letter γ. This post discusses trying to photograph the Silver Y moth. [...]

Exposure blending to increase the dynamic range of an image

December 7th, 2009

A step by step tutorial on processing a set of bracketed exposures into one image using exposure blending in Adobe Photoshop. No High Dynamic Range (HDR) software is required. The technique is very useful for fixing images with blown out skies or clouds, or images where the landscape is dark and underexposed. The tutorial is based on a video, and goes through the full process of creating the image from start to finish. [...]

Why I always use Auto-Bracketing

December 7th, 2009

How using the Auto Bracketing function on your digital camera to bracket exposures can improve your Landscape Photography. Includes a brief overview of auto exposure, and the benefits and disadvantages of Auto Bracketing (Exposure Bracketing). [...]

Harborough Hoards & History Day – Civil War

December 1st, 2009

Members of the Sealed Knot English Civil War Re-enactment group performed as part of the events on Harborough Hoards & History Day, organised to celebrate the re-opening of Market Harborough Museum on Saturday 19 September 2009. Here I have posted a few photos and my thoughts on trying to photograph the performance. [...]