Articles - England

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Last Night in London

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... [more]

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... [more]

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... [more]

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-adequte shelter outside... [more]

High Altar of Ely Cathedral

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... [more]

Great Hall of the Natural History Museum

One of the interior scenes I wanted to shoot on our recent trip to London was the Great Hall of the Natural History Museum. It is one of those iconic interiors, and certainly appealed to me for both its architectural beauty and its photographic potential. Knowing that tripods are not allowed in the Natural History... [more]