Fun day charity event 2011

Fun day charity event 2011

Pictures from the fun-day fund raiser for Cancer Research, arranged by my good friend Jenni. A brilliant day where we raised £600 for the good cause.

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London from above, part 1

London from above, part 1

During my first evening tour in The London Eye, I got a series of "nice but no cigar" pictures of London's skyline seen from above. This post analyses exposure and records a number of lessons learnt for a future re-visit to this magnificient view of the City.

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The sunset that got away

The sunset that got away

Anglers do it. Hunters do it. But photographers often don't talk so much about "the one that got away". But sometimes it happens, and last night's attempt of capturing a sunflower sunset was just one of those times. But even if I didn't get what I aimed for, it was a thoroughly enjoyable evening with some interesting pictures.

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Strobists in Epping Forest

Strobists in Epping Forest

Outdoor photoshoot in Epping Forest arranged by the Essex Strobists. Despite fewer than expected models, it was a great learning experience.

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Mountnessing Sunset

Mountnessing Sunset

A chat over a cup of coffee led to a sunset trip to nearby Mountnessing windmill. The colours in the sky were pretty, and while editing and MAYBE going slightly overboard, I finally felt some of that old buzz again.

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Touchdown

Touchdown

Pictures from a zen-like day in the park. I sat comfortably in a nice chair, enjoying the sun, and waited for the ducks and geese to come to me. Many did, and some of the many were even kind enough to make a big splash when they arrived.

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A walk in the park

A walk in the park

Cute goslings, a swan, and even a duck landing in water were the test subjects for my new tele converter.

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Amoriste’s Royal Wedding

Amoriste’s Royal Wedding

Pictures from Amoriste's celebration of the royal wedding.

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Forget-me-not

Forget-me-not

What started as a sad day, ended up with me walking around the churchyard by St Mary's in Shenfield and thinking about how Denise would have loved to see the place.

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The argument; live from London’s club scene

The argument; live from London’s club scene

Essex Strobist went to town in Club Live in Vauxhall. The club was VERY dark, but handheld long exposures supported by flash (and a torch to help the auto focus system) turned the darkness into a feature of this visual short story of a young couple's argument in a London night club.

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