Articles - England

Last Night in London

Sunday, 6th April, 2014

It is hard to believe that our London trip was nearly a year ago. During a thoroughly enjoyable time there, I managed to land a few pleasing shots, one of which I had not published until just yesterday.  In fact I did publish the image, but it was a black and white version. Here is [ read more ]

Last Night in London

Sunday, 30th June, 2013

This composition is a slightly different take on an earlier image I published, depicting Westminster Bridge, Elizabeth Tower and the Houses of Parliament in London. This was the last night of our fleeting five-day visit in May of 2013, so I have appropriately titled it Last Night in London. Rather than depicting the rich colours of [ read more ]

HDR Processing: A New and Effective Technique

Saturday, 15th June, 2013

It has been a while since I posted an article on post-processing, and having discovered a new, effective and pleasing technique just last month, now is a good time to discuss my learning and show my results. Hopefully readers will find value in what I am about to present, both in words and images. HDR [ read more ]

Rainy Riverside

Friday, 14th June, 2013

On our first night in London for a long time, we headed to Tower Bridge, where I had intended to shoot the bridge in the royal blue twilight light. The weather had other ideas.  As the darkness crept in, so did the rain, and it drizzled relentlessly as we cowered under the barely-adequate shelter outside [ read more ]

High Altar of Ely Cathedral

Wednesday, 29th May, 2013

This is the last image from my series of images depicting the ornate Ely Cathedral in Cambridgeshire, England. Featured in this image is the high altar. We spent a wet, gloomy afternoon inside the cathedral, where the very elaborate architecture was a pleasure both to view with one's own eyes, as well as photograph. I [ read more ]