Category Archives: available light

Railway Sheds at Bridgnorth, Shropshire

One of the things I love about digital cameras is that they are much more responsive to low light. On film, I would have had to have used a tripod and very slow shutter speed to get this shot, or … Continue reading

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Portrait of a child drawing

Drawing, originally uploaded by foto-art. Portrait of a child drawing. I have often said on this blog that I do not take portraits and this of course is the exception to the rule. On a recent family get-together, one of … Continue reading

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jazz, originally uploaded by foto-art. A hand-held camera with a slow shutter speed has captured a sense of movement and vibrancy in this shot of a band playing. This shot was taken indoors, using available light with the camera set … Continue reading

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