Monthly Archives: June 2012

Rough Tor Solstice (almost)

My art collabortative group decided we needed a photo of Rough Tor, a North Cornwall landmark. In keeping with the theme of the group, the shoot had to be on the solstice so I consulted my trusty weather app only … Continue reading

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Staying with it till its right

Early in the spring I found a spot on the Cornwall Coast Path that gave me a view of the St. Gennys coast I’d never seen before. Since I work on the annual scenic calendar, I determined to get a … Continue reading

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Anthea Croissant

Anthea was very happy to be photographed, although she claims to hate pictures of herself. We started in her workroom, but it was too cluttered so I moved us to this spot in her conservatory. Her husband John, a self proclaimed crumudgeon was in the background commenting.
I convert most of these shots to B&W, but I may leave this one as it is. We’ll have to see.

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Rosecare

Gill Ruddick

Shot at f/7.1, 1/8s, ISO400, 18-105 at 66 mm. Problems are too much clutter, uneven light on subject. I should have used a reflector.

I adjusted the contrast and brightness in Elements. I also cut down on the clutter. The light is still focused on one half the face and there is too much of a sparkle in the left eye. I will rix this in Elements with the close stamp.

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