Author Archives: Michael Hilton

Cloudy Sunset

I do like pictures with clouds in, and this local sunset certainly has some spectacular ones!

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It’s the Opposite

It’s perhaps the opposite of landscape photography.  Everything’s moving very fast, there’s hardly any light, no time to check camera settings even if you could see them in the dark. It’s mostly down to the skill of the dancers and … Continue reading

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Poppies

You just can’t beat poppies for a bold splash of colour – sometimes.  This is early in the day with the sun still low and behind the flowers, illuminating the petals; I tried another field of them around midday but … Continue reading

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Layer on Layer

Sometimes the landscape takes on an almost abstract quality, helped by the early-morning mists.  I guess this is an example of ‘less is more’?  The 200mm lens helped to find and isolate uncluttered parts of the scene.

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The Bridge – Again

A recent post was the bridge at Queensferry.  I’m pleased that this picture has now been accepted for the 156th Edinburgh International Exhibition of Photography.  A very difficult photographic exhibition to be accepted for (I should know – I’ve only had … Continue reading

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Before the Sun Rises

And now at the opposite end of the day, i.e. before sunrise, some more interesting light.

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After the Sun Sets

Sometimes it’s even better after sunset.  As long as there’s a bit of light in the skies.  And water helps to reflect the dying light.

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The Bridge

The orange sun just managed to shine through below the clouds before sunset to light up the blue tones of the bridge over the River Dee at Queensferry. Most of the pictures I made here involved standing in the centre … Continue reading

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Photogenic Sheep in a Winter Landscape

It was very snowy last week; there was a cloudy (& still snowing) day followed by a sunny day.  The cloudy day suited the landscape better than the sunny day I think.  The sheep here have organised themselves into photogenic … Continue reading

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Wintry Weather – Grey is Good

This morning might have been a great sunrise, at a civilised time, but was rather grey instead.  But is suited this picture of a flooded field perfectly.

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