Monthly Archive: September, 2013

Another Long Exposure

Same viewpoint as the previous post, but in portrait format. The effect of the rising tide in the image gives a calm, almost serene air to the photograph, but that was in direct… Continue reading

Beach Long Exposure

I’d always wanted to try some of those long exposure sea photographs that I see where the water looks as if it has turned to mist. I had the chance to visit the… Continue reading

Burnham Lower Lighthouse at Sunset

Not far off the same viewpoint as the previous post, and on the same day, but about 9 hours later. It wasn’t the most colourful of sunsets, but the earlier low cloud had… Continue reading

Burnham Low Lighthouse

Built in 1832, Burnham Low Lighthouse is a very distinctive sight on the beach at Burnham on Sea in Somerset. Still in use today, the locals will tell you it’s one of the… Continue reading

Eckington Bridge Long Exposure

Eckington Bridge on the river Avon dates from around 1440. A 10 stop ND filter allowed me to take a 13 second exposure in the morning, and give an interesting effect to the… Continue reading

Old Timber and Rusty Ironwork

Get up close to the old wooden hulks at Purton, and the old timbers and rusty ironwork just ooze character. I did plan to present this image in black and white, but I… Continue reading

Grounded Hulk

Another of the Purton Hulks – this one is really weathered, but there’s a tantalising imprint of the name of the barge visible in the planking of the stern. There was some ironwork… Continue reading


In a little secluded valley in the Black Mountains, I took the opportunity to practice long exposure waterfall shots, courtesy of a 10 stop ND grad filter. Mental note – I must remember… Continue reading

Shaggy Pony

If you walk in the Black Mountains, you will inevitably bump into one or more of the wild ponies. They seem totally disinterested in the walkers who roam the ridges and peaks. This… Continue reading

Black Mountain View

On a ridge in the Black Mountains, with Bal Mawr on the right, and the Vale of Ewyas down on the left. It’s great walking country, especially on a fine day.