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Winter Scenes and Frosty Mornings

Dec 24 2012

Frosty mornings bring with it some lovely scenes which are great to photograph. Normally you will get crisp mornings, sometimes fog and you might also get an impressive sunrise, made even more impressive if there are some nice clouds in the sky at the time. If you are taking photos of frosty or cold mornings, try to take the photos before the sun gets too high in the sky, this is called the Golden Hour, as opposed to the Blue Hour later in the day after sunset. I have included some photos below of a recent frosty morning which had […]

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Photo of the Week – Fog in Kilkenny

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Nov 24 2011
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November is always a good time for getting photos with early morning mist and fog. This can create some lovely effects when the sun is rising as the light breaks through the fog and starts adding color to the landscape. I went out and about this week, early in the morning to capture some shots of the morning fog lingering. I managed to get a nice location with some sheep and some interesting trees. The trees in the distance give a nice layer as they are slightly shrouded in the fog at a distance. The purple sky and warm light […]

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On the Way to Work – Horses at Play

Nov 21 2010
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On my way to work one morning, I spotted the morning mist was creeping along the River Nore at Mount Juliet. At the same time I spotted 3 playful foals in the paddocks. Luckily, I had the camera in the bag and spent a few minutes at the fence taking a few shots. I didn’t have time to look at checking my metering, or to change lenses (as I had a nice 75-300 in the bag). What I got wasn’t bad though – I’m fairly happy with the end results even if it was without a tripod. Definitely, early morning […]

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