Rheinfield woodland autumn colours
Nov15

Rheinfield woodland autumn colours

Today visited Rheinfield in the New Forest to shoot the woodland autumn colours and took the opportunity to try out a new filter, the Hitech Coral filter. The Hitech coral filter comes in 3 densities, and I now own density 2. This filter is used to used to warm cool lighting situations. I shot the first scene both with and without the filter to show the effect. With the filter Olympus OM-D EM-5 DSLR & Zuiko Olympus 35-80mm F2.8...

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Walk to Coire Mhic Fhearchair
Nov12

Walk to Coire Mhic Fhearchair

All of these Velvia 50 slide film shots are of the views you get when walking along Coire Dubh Mor towards Coire Mhic Fhearchair in Torridon. We stopped just after the cairn marking the dividing of the path, the right fork going to Coire Mhic Fhearchair, having previously completed the full walk. The scree slopes of the ridge joining Beinn Eighe’s Spidean Coire nan Clach to the great heel Sail Mhor. Olympus OM4ti & Zuiko...

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Something different
Nov02

Something different

I was recently given a set of 24 filters, comprising of a selection of colour filters and graduated colour & ND filters, which I decided to try out yesterday on a stroll around Anderwood in the New Forest. I played with a selection of the colour filters with some very different results. A purple colour filter was used to achieve this look in the first image. Below it is the woodland scene in natural light for comparison. Olympus...

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Roadside Scotland Landscapes
Nov01

Roadside Scotland Landscapes

All of these landscape shots are taken from viewpoints accessed along the road between Lochinver and Torridon in Scotland. The first is a panorama of the Quinag mountain wall viewed across Loch na h-Innse Fraoich on the Leiter Easaidh all-abilities path in Little Assynt. Olympus OM4ti & Zuiko Olympus 35-80mm F2.8 lens at F11. Fuji Velvia 50 slide film   This selection of four are seen at Knochan near Cul Mor, the last is Cul...

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Olympus OM-D EM-5 Art Filters
Oct09

Olympus OM-D EM-5 Art Filters

A visit to Inverewe Gardens, just outside the village of Poolewe, was called for on one day of the holiday to north west Scotland with it being too wet for much else. Due to the conditions I also decided to try out the Olympus OM-D EM-5 DSLR art filter mode, easily accessed by choosing the art option on the mode dial. I am not really into Gardens per se so not going to go into any detail on the merits of the place. Here is a selection...

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