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SECOND CHANCE SUNSET

Cape Cornwall, West Cornwall

Pointing our cameras towards the sun can often create dramatic images. Overall contrast is obviously maximized, but because foreground and middle-ground objects are being illuminated from the other side, they are rendered as desaturated low-contrast silhouettes. There is a controllable degree of textural detail within these shadows, depending on choice of exposure and subsequent digital processing. Continue reading »

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WALNUT GROVE

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Walnut trees have a mythical sinister history, they were traditionally believed to harbour malevolent spirits. I spent a particularly overcast May Day morning in this enchanting walnut grove. It was a damp day with dull diffuse light, perfect conditions to successfully portray the wonderfully harmonious colours of these gnarled old moss and lichen covered trees.

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