The Sutors, Cromarty
Wednesday, 31 October 2007
Autumn Colour Flickrmeet A-Z : K is for Kinnoull Hill.
Monday, 29 October 2007
Sunday, 28 October 2007
Saturday, 27 October 2007
Friday, 26 October 2007
Thursday, 25 October 2007
Wednesday, 24 October 2007
Dundee on the Tay
Tuesday, 23 October 2007
Knapps Sunrise 1
Monday, 22 October 2007
This morning, I was up BEFORE the crack of dawn and Sol, this wonderful star of ours, made it well worth the effort! The tree was twinkling with joy in the rosy light - even the early plane, perhaps arriving in Europe from an overnight flight across The Pond, had left a wee greeting in the sky :-)
Sgeir na Dubhaidh
Sunday, 21 October 2007
Thursday, 18 October 2007
Wednesday, 17 October 2007
Tuesday, 16 October 2007
Monday, 15 October 2007
Gary Brown - 'King of the Gloaming' for September 2007
Gary Brown - September's 'King of the Gloaming'.
Well done Gary! Thank you very much for your contribution to the outstanding standard of imagery that makes up the group pool.
I asked Gary to share a little of the background on his photography.
1. Below is his personal favourite gloaming photo which was featured on the blog in September.
2. Tell us a little about how you shot the photograph, the location, what particular aspects attracted you, anything special you did to get the shot and any comments about the Scotland In The Gloaming group.
Thank you very much !! I'm well pleased that Gloaming members enjoy my photos enough to blog them !!
This photo is one of my personal favourites from the group. Taken on Barassie beach earlier in the year. Both the colour and the mood were an important part of the image, but it is the waves loosely mimicking the sand ripples and the sand ripples extending into the water that were the key element. Giving the foreground something to tease the viewers eye.
Since buying my first digital camera in January of this year, the learning curve has been considerable.
The exposure method is a big change for me, trying to ensure that there are no blown highlights is the one thing i try to capture. This gives me greater latitude in the post processing of the image.
The problem for me in this method is that you cannot always expose for all the elements in the image
Hopefully when I get a set of ND Grads I can get this sorted out!
The other key element for me is composition. If I can compose very well with a less than ideal exposure, then i'm happy that i have a workable image and process it to achieve the visualised image.
The Gloaming group is probably my most viewed group on Flickr, for one simple reason; it is a collection of quality photos of a very beautiful country. I love the stunning light that we enjoy in Scotland, to stand on a beach in the Hebrides or on a mountain top bathed in gloaming light is a truly unforgettable experience!
Excellent comments Gary, your method certainly gets the most out of a shot and this one is a good example of the richness you achieve with your photographs. I think we'd all agree that we're privileged through the group to enjoy very beautiful photos of a very beautiful country. Thank you for your contribution to it.
Sunday, 14 October 2007
Loch Striven...Where my Salmon Lives...
As a Chef...I have a choice of buying Farmed salmon...or Wild salmon which return to here... Which would you prefer..?!
Shot at Dawn
This container ship arrived in Greenock early enough to catch the dawn glow on the mist rising from the river.
Saturday, 13 October 2007
Sunset over Canna
Friday, 12 October 2007
The last of the sun's rays hits Tiumpan Lighthouse on Eye Peninsula, the most easterly point on Lewis.
It was the first time I'd driven here and I enjoyed fisn 'n' chips while watching the sun turn the mainland mountains nice and pink for ten minutes.
Thursday, 11 October 2007
Wednesday, 10 October 2007
Monday, 8 October 2007
Sunday, 7 October 2007
A Good Start to the Week
Another shot from the Knapps.
Why this place isn't buzzing at dawn with better photographers than me is beyond my ken.