Tag: sunset

05 Oct

Persistence Pays Off

For several years now I’ve had a pre-conceived image in my mind of this scene. It’s taken down a tree-lined lane in East Devon and I’ve always imagined a photo into the setting sun. It is a photo that will only work in late September or early October.  In March the trees are bare and, in my mind at least, will not work as well as a photo.

So, with the sun setting in the right place and a promising sunset in the offing, I set off for my destination – about 15 minutes drive away. My first problem was parking up. This is a single track lane and hogging a nearby passing place wouldn’t go down well. I eventually found a place in the entrance to a nearby field and set up shop. My next problem was that Read more

18 Sep

Photographic Frustration

Now we are moving into autumn, and my summer of busy weekends is over, I have the time to get out and about at the weekends to make the most of golden hour photography at achievable times. This weekend I was itching to get out and about and, despite having had too much wine on Friday night to really warrant getting up before sunrise, come 05:30 I was up and in the car, heading for Colmers Hill in West Dorset. This is an oft photographed location, some might say Read more