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The enchanting colours of twilight provide eternal appeal for the landscape photographer. Moreover, as darkness falls we often enjoy harnessing the potential of long-exposures. We may then allow time to reveal itself, smearing cloudy skies and water into a beautiful homogenous blur, introducing a compelling new dimension to mitigate the loss of spatial depth inherent in our two-dimensional imagery. Continue reading
I was standing in the shallows of Ullswater one cold and cloudless morning, having composed this scene (minus the leaf) and praying for divine inspiration. Some leaves had gathered at the water’s edge behind me, including this one, a near perfect specimen.
I was travelling up to Glencoe and had hoped to get to this wonderful loch before sunset. I arrived an hour too late. Not to be deterred in my quest for a magical image in the blackness of darkening twilight, I decided to create my own illumination using a large hand-held torch.