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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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A FLEETING OPPORTUNITY

LOCH GARRY

The slow methodical approach of the large-format photographer has much to offer the inquisitive SLR user. Taking more time over our photography, adopting a more disciplined workflow and meticulous attention to composition can help us to create compelling imagery. Continue reading »

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SCALLOP

SCALLOP

Maggi Hambling created Scallop, a four metre high steel sculpture bearing the words “I hear those voices that will not be drowned” from the opera Peter Grimes, as a tribute to Benjamin Britten.

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SHOOTING THE BREEZE

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St Michael’s Mount, Marazion, West Cornwall

Celtic legend has it that a few thousand years ago, Mount’s Bay was a dense forest that became the submerged victim of rising sea-levels. Evidence of preserved tree trunks from an ancient forest can still be seen in parts of Mount’s Bay at low tide. It has since suffered ship-wrecks, smugglers, Spanish attacks and a tsunami.

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