Monthly Archives: February 2008

Reflection

Canal barges often provide nice examples of bright colours and reflections. This isn’t one of the best examples, as the composition is a little weak, but you get the idea I am sure. If you can find a small marina … Continue reading

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The best photographic article you could ever read!

This article could save you hundreds of pounds and hours of wasted time! When people admire my images and make complimentary remarks, (not all people do by any means), then the second thing they usually say is something like: ‘You … Continue reading

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Composition and perception – examples of problems

Here are some examples of poor composition or similar problems. 1) This composition is not bad – a little cropping at the bottom would lower the horizon and improve the picture, but there is no main element of interest. 2) … Continue reading

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Composition and perspective – Examples of problems

All these examples show what I mean by poor composition: 1) the black and white photo has the horizon too high and the tops of the trees cropped. 2) The signpost is obscured by an horizon that is too high. … Continue reading

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English Civil War re-enactment at Nantwich. Historical action tutorial

English Civil War re-enactment at Nantwich, originally uploaded by foto-art. Sealed Knot at Nantwich, Cheshire. This re-enactment of an English Civil War battle takes place every January in Nantwich, Cheshire. members of the sealed Knot and other similar organisations dress … Continue reading

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English Civil War re-enactment

English Civil War re-enactment, originally uploaded by foto-art. The Sealed Knot at Nantwich, Cheshire. Another shot of the Sealed Knot in action. This guy was spinning the blue flag around like a cheerleader, and I just kept taking shots hoping … Continue reading

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Branches

Branches, originally uploaded by foto-art. Tree branches. Another shot using black and white mode and a red filter to enhance contrast.

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