Category Archives: Shutter speed

Lens artists challenge #142: You Pick it!

I’m going for motion – in the words of Canadian photographer David du Chenin “Shoot what it feels like, not what it looks like, right? ” So, here goes….experiments with shutter speed The scenery in Sicily, as the coach whizzed

Lens artists challenge #142: You Pick it!

I’m going for motion – in the words of Canadian photographer David du Chenin “Shoot what it feels like, not what it looks like, right? ” So, here goes….experiments with shutter speed The scenery in Sicily, as the coach whizzed

Lens Artist’s Challenge #136: Subjects starting with the letter S

Plenty of possibilities for S. Firstly, places – San Gimignano, San Galgano at sunset, Santiago de Cuba street scene Now, a few compositional elements – shadows, striations, or perhaps in relation to motion – Speed, stillness Linked. To Lens Artists

Lens Artist’s Challenge #136: Subjects starting with the letter S

Plenty of possibilities for S. Firstly, places – San Gimignano, San Galgano at sunset, Santiago de Cuba street scene Now, a few compositional elements – shadows, striations, or perhaps in relation to motion – Speed, stillness Linked. To Lens Artists

Lens artists Challenge #133: My Photography Journey

This week, the theme Amy has chosen is My Photography Journey.  I first picked up a camera when I was 11, I think, a Kodak instamatic, and it cost rather a lot to get the films processed, so I didn’t

Lens artists Challenge #133: My Photography Journey

This week, the theme Amy has chosen is My Photography Journey.  I first picked up a camera when I was 11, I think, a Kodak instamatic, and it cost rather a lot to get the films processed, so I didn’t

This looks a bit Kinda Blurry

On holiday in Sicily some years ago, I was challenging myself to take some motion blur images to create a painterly look from the window of the coach we were travelling on….so here’s an example: Linked to October Squares at

This looks a bit Kinda Blurry

On holiday in Sicily some years ago, I was challenging myself to take some motion blur images to create a painterly look from the window of the coach we were travelling on….so here’s an example: Linked to October Squares at

Thursday’s Special Pick a Word 2020 1st Edn

Well, Paula is back with Thursday’s Special! so pleased to see her back. I have used four of her five words, and barre they are Estival(Of or relating to the summer) OK, a monochrome image, but you do sense the

Thursday’s Special Pick a Word 2020 1st Edn

Well, Paula is back with Thursday’s Special! so pleased to see her back. I have used four of her five words, and barre they are Estival(Of or relating to the summer) OK, a monochrome image, but you do sense the

Perspective (31) – Who goes there?

A ghostly presence?? More fun with camera settings, this time slow shutter speed….I managed to get both legs visible, doesn’t often work that way…. Linked to July Squares at Becky’s here

Perspective (31) – Who goes there?

A ghostly presence?? More fun with camera settings, this time slow shutter speed….I managed to get both legs visible, doesn’t often work that way…. Linked to July Squares at Becky’s here

SixWord Saturday: You see her, or you don’t…

A nice bit of motion blur?: Linked toSix Word Saturday at Debbie’s here

SixWord Saturday: You see her, or you don’t…

A nice bit of motion blur?: Linked toSix Word Saturday at Debbie’s here

Stand Clear of the Platform Edge

Time for a play with slow shutter speed – this was handheld at 1/13 of a second, f2.5, and I think we get the sense of that train speeding past. Why not to get too close….  

Stand Clear of the Platform Edge

Time for a play with slow shutter speed – this was handheld at 1/13 of a second, f2.5, and I think we get the sense of that train speeding past. Why not to get too close….