Category : Photography Chat

Yorkshire Photographer Tim Hill

Focus Stacking, Stock Photos & Paper Images

Focus stacking is something I had not thought about since starting photography in 2013. I have never felt the need or remembered to shack images while out shooting.  That was until photographing at Spurn Point last weekend. I was photographing old wooden sea defences in the immediate foreground and a lighthouse in the background. Even at f/16 something would have to give and would not have been sharp, then I remembered focus stacking. I took a two-shot stack, one with […]

Scarborough North Yorkshire Tim Hill Photography

Mild Autumn Weather for photography in Scarborough …

I am with the family at Scarborough, North Yorkshire this evening. The family and me arrived here on Friday even via Bridlington and the coastal road past Filey to avoid the crazy A64 in rush hour. The gamble worked and the trip here was a real pleasure.The sunset on Friday evening did not happen, well it did but not so you would notice. This was fine, we had been working all day and ready for a rest and something to […]

Photography motivation slowly returning, roll on Autumn!

To ask if any of you go through a time of year when photography motivation is flat and just not there would be pointless, myself and many of my friends go through it every year. For some, it happens just before Spring, this year for me it has happened in Summer. Sunrises and sunsets are too early and late and the landscape is one big sea of green. Don’t get me wrong, I love Summer, I am talking purely from […]

seascape photography

Tips that helped me learn photography

Like many new photographers before me, I started in fully auto mode. Looking for basic compositions and lining things up through the view finder was all my little brain could handle at first using the Nikon D3200 which was my first DSLR. Even in auto mode, I felt out of my depth, I joke not. Tip Number 1 – Start in fully auto made From day one of owning a DSLR camera, I was inquisitive, how did other photographers blur […]

Leaves Photography

Summer Photography is Bloody Hard!

Summer photography, hard or easy? Like many of you, I am very much a spring and summer person, I adore spring, the freshness, new life coming after a long winter sleep and the prospect of having months of warm weather in front of me, appealing and magic. Spring never fails to give me this feeling, it always will .. From a photography point of view, spring is lovely but both spring and summer leave me knackered! A bold statement but […]