In August I called in on an old friend in Inverary for a small guided tour around the local forests with camera in hand. There was one particular photo I had in mind – ever since I first saw an old ruined barn with disused farm machinery, it was crying-out for the bokeh-panorama (aka Brenizer) technique […]
Initial experiments with focus-stacking on the Fuji X-H1
It’s been a while since I made photos of closeups in the woods – and for the most part, last time around I avoided contrasty light for the purpose too. Last night, I took a single prime lens (my favourite Pentacon 50mm f/1.8 of old) and one of my favoured strolls over Craigie Hill around […]
There’s an impressive outcrop of rocks (psammite and semi-pelite, looking rather like limestone) near the waterfalls in the River Affric. Some kindly soul had balanced these pebbles on a boulder on their way past previously.
More seasonal colours – red hawthorn berries seen on a walk in local woods.
The beginnings of yummy juiciness – red and some ripe black blackberries.
I can never remember whether these are thistles or teasels. Either way, it’s quite an impressive ball of spikes. Go on, say it: you don’t want to be sitting on that…
Detail of a rusted padlock on a cast iron gate, basking in the late evening sunlight.