Helios 58mm f/2 lens wide open but with a pinhole drilled in the lens-cap, giving an effective aperture of about f/30 (almost two stops narrower than the lens’s own aperture scale). This was just slow enough to allow a reasonable hand-held exposure of the sun behind iridescent clouds, although it still took a lot of […]
Two different views on trees in the woods on Kinnoull Hill. Both taken in bright sunny daylight; one tweaked to look more like dusk/night-time, the other processed for a high-key haze. Nice one, Darktable.
There’s something a bit romantic about the cosiness of suburban streets in the fog.
The fisherman’s barometer, corner of North Castle and North Streets, St Andrews. A little experimentation in The Gimp, to create a synthetic “scratches” texture layer – using plasma clouds, old-photo simulation, distortions and other trickery.
It was good to go away for the weekend, and it was good to get back home again too nice sunny views around Portpatrick harbour too.
It’s amazing what you can do to improve mobile-phone image-quality in Hugin, Darktable and the GIMP.