Bourton-on-the-water snapshots

This is a family post with pictures I took on a recent day spent in Bourton-on-the-water in Gloucestershire. View them using the gallery below or see them in full size using this link. Although there was a forecast for some rain about it turned out to be a beautiful summers day with uninterrupted ¬†sunshine from the moment we arrived. Too much sunshine actually – I don’t like the heat much. I’d taken my DSLR kit with me which consists of […]

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Sony Nex 6 panorama function

When we were on holiday I wanted to try out the Sony nex 6 panorama setting, which will create a panoramic picture in real time as you hold the shutter button and sweep the camera. The image above is one I took on the beach at Dunwich in Suffolk and I think it actually works quite well. There is no obvious stitching errors that I can see and considering this was produced within about 3 seconds of me releasing the […]

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Panorama effect from wide angle

I took this picture of the centre of Durham using the 10mm setting of my Tamron 10-24mm Super wide angle zoom. Once I imported the picture into Lightroom I realised that the shot has more impact when cropped down to a panorama style image, cutting out a lot of the foreground which was just pavement. I’ve used this technique quite a few times to create a panorama style shot; I know it doesn’t have the full reach of a stitched […]

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