Cheers Trotter!

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After a few weeks of Photoshop tutorial lessons at club night I think it was fair to say that we were all looking forward to giving our frazzled brains a little rest and a practical night was just the tonic. Trotter (James Johnstone) had set up a basic ‘ studio’ for us to have a …

Another Powfoot Sunset

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After a wee walk round Hoddom with John & Jenny looking for “Signs of Spring”, we decided to toddle down to Powfoot to see if we could catch a decent sunset. Although you get some amazing sunsets there, it’s not the most photogenic of places as it’s very difficult to find some foreground interest for …

Macro Lens My Thing

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This photo was taken one January morning when I woke up to find it had been snowing. I had been desperate to try out my new Macro lens that Santa had brought me. The lens is a sigma 105mm f2.8. I stepped out into the garden even before breakfast! and shot this in Aperture priority …

A Day in the Garden

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I found myself home alone – a rare occurrence – on a lovely spring-like morning, hence a perfect opportunity to try out my new tripod which was a Christmas gift from the family. I love sitting in the garden observing the birds, so out I went to see if I could capture anything worth saving. …

A February Landscape

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Brrr -a ‘February Landscape’, ¬†one of the categories for our ‘Photo of the Month’ competition. Not that this is an entry. For one thing it was taken in february 2015 ( entries photos must be current rather than from your files) and it is easy to see that this was not this year. February 2016 …