I saw a photos which tweaked my interest and I knew I have to go back to visit a site I have been at a few times BUT with a new goal in mind.
It was a misty evening and I phoned someone I know who lives close to the location, he confirmed it’s misty there. I jumped in the car and drive the 30 min and arrived very disappointed as the mist didn’t look great at all. As I have learned with photography don’t give up to quickly.
I walked down and spend the rest of the evening getting these photos.
My favourites of the evening.
I think this came out looking great with the spotlights at both ends of the eye.
The landscape photos looks great when the photo is full screen.
As I was leaving I tried to get a few photos of the Kelpies reflecting in the water.
Normally this would be red or blue but as I started the photo it was blue and the photo ended in red
the Kelpies came out as pink. Great bit of luck and I prefer the pink over the red.
I have realised not to give up on a location as you could always get a fresh idea to run with and test out.
Thank you for viewing my photos
Jacques le Roux …
Foggy night’s has great potential for awesome photos.
Jacques le Roux
Beginning of August there was a blue moon and I thought I might as well try and capture it. I planned a walk down the Forth to take a few photos at sunset of the Forth bridges.
I walked a good distance and came to a point I could see Crammond island and it’s WW2 submarine defenses in the near distance. While I was taking the photos of the ship moored I looked around to see a huge moon rising. Almost totally missed as I expected it to rise 2 hours later. The size of the moon as it rises is by far the best due to the atmosphere and the way light plays tricks on our eyes.
To be honest the moon photos are nothing to write home about but it did give me a glimpse into the possibility of better photos in the future. As long as I plan it better of course.
I found 2 indispensable website for sunrise/moonrise photos.
http://suncalc.net = sunrises and sunsets
http://www.timeanddate.com = moon rise and moon phases
Here’s some of the photos I took as I was walking up and down the Forth.
I visited North Queensferry for a last attempt to get a nice moon lit photo. I think this one made it worth while.
Photographs by Jacques …