Shoreline, Brighton West Pier

Urban decay, sad for the locals, a boon for photographers! Brighton’s West Pier; out of fashion; left to rack and ruin; burned down; finished off by storms. If there’d been a swamp it would have fallen into it! Sadly there’s no chance of repair; its “replacement”, the i360, will point upwards not outwards. How long…

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Cloudscapes (Leeds RERF Part 7) – Sigma Merrill

Ok, lets not kid ourselves, I’m bored with the RERF, you’re bored with the RERF, the people building it are probably sick to death of the place, so why the heck I’m writing yet another RERF related blog post I’ve no blinking idea, let alone why I went back in the first (or more like…

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Lakeland Giants

Drive to the top of Hardknott Pass. Park up. Climb 15 minutes up Hardknott. It’s a bit of a cheat, but the reward is one of the best views in the UK. Shooting notes Taken with Sony RX1, hand held, wide open. Post processed and de-saturated in Lightroom. http://www.richardjwalls.com

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Beautiful Bokeh, Super Sharp – Sony RX1 & Sigma DP3 Merrill

A few days ago I snapped away at the owl using the Sony RX1 and the Sigma DP3. The result, for me, is a great example of the strengths of both cameras. Having to get up close with the RX1 combined with f2.0 equals really shallow DoF,  and I love the the creamy background. The Sigma on the other hand, taken…

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