George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography Following on from a previous blog post of low-key owl portraits, here are some more photos shot in low light with Teaching Talons. This time it’s a set of more exotic species, comprising reptiles, amphibians, and insects.   Chameleon Chameleon Close-UpA Veiled Chameleon, head-on, photographed in low-key lighting against a black background.Chameleons are fantastic subjects to work with, and offer some wonderful expressions.Fine Art Nature Photography, photographed locally with Teaching Talons under…

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George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography A visit to a seal colony is one of the highlights of the British wildlife calendar, and having missed the last couple of years, I wanted to make sure I paid a visit to one this year. Compared to many countries, the UK is pretty tiny, but I still live about as far from the coast as it’s possible to get here. So it’s not easy to get out and see our coastal…

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George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography It’s time for some new low-key portraits! Here are five photos of a Southern White-Faced Owl… Southern White Faced Owl – On Black – Lean-InSouthern White Faced Owl, photographed low-key, on a black background.Here, this cheeky chap leans into shot, which I thought was a fun insight to his character.Fine art nature photography, Bedfordshire, UK.   He’s part of the family at Teaching Talons; a local company working with schools and…

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George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography There’s no doubt about it; autumn is the best time of year to photograph deer in the UK. The crisp mornings and misty sunrises coincide perfectly with the red deer rut; a time when the deer are more bold, and most active. I missed some of this season; taking the opportunity to see autumn elsewhere in Europe, but I had two very good mornings in particular, when some obliging deer were kind enough…

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Short Film Takes You Inside the ILFORD Factory to See How B&W Film is Made – Photography Article

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXpoALotxf0] UK-based film and photo paper manufacturer ILFORD Photo has released a new short film titled “Behind the Film” that takes you inside the HARMAN technology factory in the village of Mobberley, England, where all of the ILFORD and Kentmere B&W film, photographic paper and chemicals are made. The site featured in this film was first acquired by ILFORD in 1928, and the company has been making its black-and-white film, paper and chemicals there ever since. The short doc…

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Sunrise in the Forest! Sort of….. « Joe McNally’s Blog – Photography Article

The lovely Billi Shah looks languid, relaxed and calm here. Just a forest spirit, floating through the ferns, admiring the greenery. Truth be told (and this is where you need a hardy, beautiful and patient model) it’s actually pretty cold and gray in the woodlands surrounding Birmingham, UK. The frontal light is provided by an Ezybox Pro Octa held aloft by Cali with a Manfrotto Extension Handle. The camera for this pic is the Nikon Z6 with the new 14-30mm…

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Location Lighting with Lastolite! « Joe McNally’s Blog – Photography Article

Earlier this year, had a great time working with the Lastolite staff to create some light shaper videos, on location, in and around Birmingham, UK, which is a cool city, by the way. Nestled in beautiful countryside, but also presenting an urban sense of grit, there’s lots of stuff to shoot there. We were working exclusively small flash, deploying the Nikon SB-5000 Speedlight system, in conjunction with the Z mirrorless cameras. In turns, we used raw light, big panels of…

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Time-lapse Trends: festivals from around the world – Time.Lapse Photography Article

“Time-Lapse Trends” is a video blog series which draws attention to some of the many exciting trends in time-lapse production. We feature a new trend in each instalment, to demonstrate the scope of the medium and the various ways in which it is applied, ranging from the popular to the more obscure. It’s been raining a lot in the UK which means that festival season is well and truly under way. What can time-lapse lend to the representation of festivals…

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Time-lapsing political developments | Time-Lapse Systems – Time.Lapse Photography Article

With the recent three-day UK state visit from the President of the United States occupying the news agenda, we take a look at how time-lapse has been used to capture other political happenings. The ongoing discussion about politics and its social ramifications is discussed prevalently on television, so this seems like a good a place as any to begin. Politics Live, for instance, is a daily programme filmed at the BBC Westminster studio. Getting the space ready took a few…

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Capturing the bigger picture with time-lapse – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Time-lapse is often applied to lend a broader perspective on developments of significant size and scale. A camera system securely fixed atop buildings, cranes or artificial solutions, yields an ideal view of overall progress to be photographed at regular intervals. This results in a professionally produced edited sequence, which provides a compelling document of extensive, long-term works from and across various contexts. The bigger picture: time-lapse construction Major contractors are among industry bodies who benefit considerably from time-lapse photography. In…

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