Time for the annual ‘How to Photograph Winter’ report, something that is written every year and the same thing is written every time. So lets get the obvious suggestions out of the way with little else said: it’s cold so wear warm clothes- hat, gloves and boots; don’t take your camera from a warm humid […]
Tis the season for many of us to go out into the elements and photograph snowy winter scenes. I have done this for years and for many of them I was often disappointed with the images I got. They were perfectly nice and technically fine but there was something missing- they didn’t look wintery even […]
I have been watching the weather a lot lately and have noticed that large parts of the country are snow covered. For motorists this can be a pain in the fender but for photographers it can be a magical time to take pictures. If you are going out in winter to photograph and you want a shot that looks very wintery- what I call a winter wonderland shot- there is an important trick to remember.
What this means for the Lobstering Life book project is that it is very hard to get winter lobstering shots or I should say wintery looking shots. Wintery shots require snow on the ground at the very least and snow in the trees at the very best. Without snow the photographs look like a very dreary day in November or April.