Articles Published in June, 2013

Last Night in London

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 [ continue reading ]

500px: Amusing Alignment

One of the photographic image hosting/gallery sites on which I participate is 500px.  I tend to browse through the 'Popular' image pages on a regular basis.  These pages show previews of 20 of the most popular images, ranked in order of popularity.  Tonight I discovered a rather amusing alignment of two separate images by two [ continue reading ]

HDR Processing: A New and Effective Technique

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 [ continue reading ]

Makepisi's Afternoon Rest

It has been a while since I posted an image I captured during our epic African safari adventures in October of 2012.  I still have quite a few images from that trip to publish.  I thought it was time for some leopard love, so here is Makepisi male, a resident of the Timbavati region of [ continue reading ]

Rainy Riverside

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 [ continue reading ]

Bombo Tower

This morning I headed out for my first dawn seascape in months, with my photography mates Danielle and Peter.  We headed to the old Bombo quarry, which is a stunning location; but the sky was atrocious, so I figured a silhouette of the towering rock formations would make for about the only decent image I [ continue reading ]