Author Archives: Rob Friel

About Rob Friel

An amateur photographer, who's interested in sharing learning with others!

Travelling Light (and not so light)

I went on holiday to the USA in August, travelling with a small group to the Grand Tetons, Yellowstone and Glacier National Park.  As a walking and wildlife holiday what camera gear does a keen photographer take? Lets get the … Continue reading

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Just spent the weekend camping in some ancient (ie has well established native species) woodland on the Sussex / Surrey border.  It is wonderful to spend time in real unmanaged places like that with natural wildlife (deer wander through the … Continue reading

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I somehow got myself roped into judging my photographic society’s Fauna and Flora specialist subject competition on Tuesday night.  It will be the first time I’ve publicly critiqued other peoples work! The club has some reasonable criteria, which in short … Continue reading

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Just been musing to myself whether I have ever been totally satisfied which a picture, whether they are ever ‘finished’? With slides it was simple – you got it right in camera and accepted the results. Digital colour is very … Continue reading

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Seasons Greetings

Wishing everyone a happy and peaceful 2011

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I was delighted to see that the image above was included amongst the splendid set of photos shown during the final BBC Autumnwatch Unsprung on Thursday!

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Just a micro-post to say how impressed I am with Tim Parkin and Joe Cornish’s venture into on-line photography magazines LandscapeGB. Joe Cornish’s on-line commentary on image processing some of his work in Photoshop is probably worth the annual subscription alone. … Continue reading

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Autumn Colours

It’s been a pretty good autumn for colours again this year, with two or three spectacular weeks at the end of October / beginning November. Though its one of my favourite times of year, getting out and making good images … Continue reading

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A couple of weeks ago I went on my first trip to Tuscany, and particularly the Val d’Orcia, which must be one of the the most photogenic locations you can imagine! Tuscany has been photographed time and time again, and … Continue reading

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Simon Roberts’ Human Landscapes

Simon Roberts, one of the most talented English photographers I’ve seen came to present to Brighton and Hove Camera Club last night on his work, which I can only really describe as human landscape photography.  I’ve included a link to … Continue reading

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