It has been a while since I’ve put a photo up. Other priorities getting in the way.
There was some dark, wet windy weather today in Edinburgh. With gaps in the clouds this can set off some intersting light when the sun breaks through. Cramond was unusually quiet, with most people avoiding the squally showers – but well worth a walk to blow away the cobwebs.
- 1/100s, f/6.3, ISO100, 50mm lens
I love the name of this thistle – it’s what you would be if you sat on it. Silybum. It just appeals to my juvenile sense of humour.
1/250, f14, ISO150. Shot outdoors with flash.
A cold feeling wet day, so a trip to the botanics.
1/250, f/18, ISO100
Taken at the maximum shutter speed for the flash, and a small aperture so that the back ground was blacked out.
Small, delicate looking but tough.
During the week just past, there was the flower moon – May’s full moon. Here it is over Edinburgh.
It’s quite unusual to get a sunset haar. It changes the nature of something that is cold and damp and depressingly common on sunny days when the wind comes off the North Sea.
Lighhouse, John Burnside 2002
So let the mist come down, let there be haar,
long afternoons of drizzle, months of fog,
that we might know ourselves
–such as we are–
It looks like we might have a robin’s nest in the garden! They’ve been flying round all day with lot’s of grubs. This caterpillar looks tasty!
When you are married to a sculptor, you just accept that your two blobs, two stones, a carrot and a stick are just not going to cut mustard.
A combination of three exposures at f/5.6, ISO200.
I used Photoshop HDRpro, but was lazy and stuck with the built in “photrealistic” recipe.
A passing squal in the woods on the way to the sledging slope.
1/15, f/16, ISO200
Flying under the Forth Bridge, with light highlighting the leading edge of the wings.1/640, f8.0, ISO800