It’s not often the sun shines on a bank holiday weekend. Ilkley was as busy as ever today with crowds flocking to the riverside carnival. The woods were quiet which was surprising as the Bluebells are at their best. Taking pictures of Bluebells is quite tricky. Often the blue is wrong or they are so… Read More »
Bolton Priory earlier this week in the sunshine.
I do love black and white – or should I say monochrome. There’s something honest about it. What you are looking at is actually there (more or less) – the form and tones, the subject. This is a little gate at Christ Church in Ilkley. Actually it’s the one Deborah and I went through… Read More »
Thick early morning mist on Ilkley moor today. Quite a few people out walking but the long distance views were non existent. I love this view though, looking directly into the sun – don’t let anyone tell you to take photos with the sun behind you – specially on days like this.
Here’s a neat trick David Hockney might be interested in – done on the iPhone 4. You can wave the phone around and it intelligently shoots and stitches together a number of images
Mark Waddington photo: quad bike and border collie
What is the role of a video producer and how does that translate into the school project? What are the benefits of a video project in a school?
As I took this I was thinking about the difference between and effect and an observation. It seems to me that there are many photos which rely on an interesting effect – a colour or a style of presentation which makes the overall mood look appealing. Then there are others which are less about the… Read More »
The Ilkley Flickr group met on Sunday morning. One of the things we have been talking about has been street photography and was also dealt with in a photo-camp event in Bradford. Photographing people in the wild, in their natural habitat, is a great sport but one which is fraught with danger. The attraction for… Read More »