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Misty Mountains pt.1 (gallery)

These photos were taken a few days ago after hours of rain! I really like fog, it can turn “boring” landscapes into so much more! These were taken using the Sigma 70-300mm, so the original photos have very low contrast. 199 more words


Are You Growing Your Craft?

I need to start out by apologizing for not having posted for several weeks.  Sometimes “stuff” gets in the way of what’s important.  One very relevant thing was that I did a guest post for Leanne Cole’s excellent site.   925 more words


Twin Lens Reflex (TLR) Camera

a while ago i borrowed an old Twin Lens Reflex (TLR) camera, loaded it up with a roll of Ilford FP4 120 film and headed out. 176 more words

Magpie Mine (1/11)

 The Magpie Mine, just South of Sheldon, was one of the most famous lead mines in the Peak District and is the only one with a significant part of its building still standing, having been taken into the care of the Peak District Mines Historical Society in 1962.

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Experimenting with Chiaroscuro

Having a play with the camera today, trying to get the effects I want in camera with spot metering. I wanted to retain just enough detail in the shadow area and also not blow the highlit areas. 37 more words