How I Got The Shot: Pregnant Glow

How I Got The Shot: Pregnant Glow

Jan 15, 2012

Camera: Canon 7D Lens: Canon EF-S 17 – 55mm f/2.8 IS USM Aperture: f/8 Shutter Speed: 1/250 sec ISO: 100 Flash: Off-camera flash, using Lastolite Ezybox 24″ x 24″ Softbox Kit and 580 EX II Flash Focal Length: 35 mm Shooting Mode: Aperture Priority Post processing: Lightroom 3; increased fill light, slight increase in exposure, added...

How I Got The Shot: The DogFather

How I Got The Shot: The DogFather

Apr 12, 2011

Camera: Canon 7D Lens: Canon EF-S 17 – 55mm f/2.8 IS USM Aperture: f/2.8 Shutter Speed: 1/100 sec ISO: 800 Flash: Bounced from wall on left, using a Canon 430 EX II Focal Length: 55 mm Shooting Mode: Aperture Priority Exposure Compensation: -1 step Photoshop: Lightroom 3; converted to black and white, increased contrast, cropped, and added vignette. Sorry...

How I Got The Shot: Bounce Portrait

How I Got The Shot: Bounce Portrait

Mar 20, 2011

Camera: Canon 7D Lens: Canon EF-S 17 – 55mm f/2.8 IS USM Aperture: f/2.8 Shutter Speed: 1/60 sec ISO: 800 Flash: Bounced from ceiling, using a Canon 430 EX II Focal Length: 37 mm Shooting Mode: Aperture Priority Exposure Compensation: -1 step Photoshop: Lightroom Preset ‘Stellar Guru GreenGold‘. I’ve been taking lots of shots in lowlight...

How I Got The Shot: ‘I Want This Dog!’

How I Got The Shot: ‘I Want This Dog!’

Jan 19, 2011

Camera: Canon T1i Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Lens Aperture: f/4 Shutter Speed: 1/80 sec ISO: 100 Focal Length: 50 mm Shooting Mode: Aperture Priority Photoshop: Increased contrast using Curves. Saturation increase. Crop. I took this shot whilst on a walk with my wife and mum on Christmas Day – we were just ambling past this house when this gorgeous dog...

How I Got The Shot: ‘Sunglasses Steve’

How I Got The Shot: ‘Sunglasses Steve’

Oct 24, 2010

Camera: Canon T1i Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Lens Aperture: f/2.8 Shutter Speed: 1/4000 sec ISO: 200 Focal Length: 50 mm Shooting Mode: Aperture Priority Photoshop: Small use of Curves. I like this portrait of a friend I took at a recent gathering; I like the light, the shallow depth of field (obtained by using a wide aperture of f/2.8), and I like the fact...

How I Got The Shot: ‘Hairy Horse Mouth’

How I Got The Shot: ‘Hairy Horse Mouth’

Sep 14, 2010

Camera: Canon T1i Lens: Canon EF-S 55 – 250 mm Aperture: f/4 Shutter Speed: 1/500 sec ISO: 400 Focal Length: 60 mm Shooting Mode: Aperture Priority Photoshop: Small use of Curves. Hairy Horse Mouth is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License. Feel free to use the image on your site, as long as you include a link back to...

How I Got The Shot: ‘Bird Of Gloom’

How I Got The Shot: ‘Bird Of Gloom’

Mar 30, 2010

How I Got The Shot Camera: Canon T1i Lens: Canon EF-S 55 – 250 mm Aperture: f/5.6 Shutter Speed: 1/320 sec ISO: 200 Focal Length: 250 mm Shooting Mode: Aperture Priority Photoshop: Increased the contrast, and converted to black and white. The Story Of The Shot This was taken on a recent trip to St. Ives in Cornwall, and was the only photo I really liked from...

How I Got The Shot: ‘Swan Feet’

How I Got The Shot: ‘Swan Feet’

Mar 2, 2010

Swan Feet is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License. Feel free to use the image on your site, as long as you include a link back to this page. OK, it’s about time I actually show some of my photography, I suppose! Please bear in mind that I’m obviously not a professional photographer – I’m just...