On Saturday evening I headed off to Wildmoor Heath in the hope to capture a sunset over the heath with all the heather in bloom. Unfortunately when I got there it was rather cloudy but I was blessed with seeing … Continue reading
The plan for this post was to link to my previous post in 2014 on my trips to the park…but I can’t seem to find them…Sorry! (I think I probably wrote the blog posts in my head and thought I’d actually written and published the post but turns out I never did…I think this happens a lot!)
One late October Saturday I made my third trip to Richmond Park, London in the hope of taking some autumnal deer photographs. This time I was meeting some fellow photographers arranged through ‘meetup’.
Compared to my other two trips two years ago it was a rather cloudy, dull day and there weren’t as many autumn coloured trees as I was expecting!
The freelance photographer who had organised the trip had already circuited the park prior to our meeting time at 10am so we knew what direction to head in (this was really handy as the first time I went I walked for ages getting lost before finding the deer – haha). We spent a lot of time photographing the deer under the trees in the more wooded areas as it looked like a more natural environment rather than the open grassland areas. Now I have a confession, two years ago I bypassed completely ignoring the deer in the wooded areas as I just figured it was too dark and my images would end up really grainy! Yes two years later I found it a bit tricky and frustrating as the dull day made it even darker but hey I still came away with some great pictures (not blowing my own trumpet I’m just pretty proud of how they came out). Though my favourites taken on this day are still the ones taken in the more open areas!
I was thinking about the different lighting conditions and challenges over the trips I’ve taken and I must say my favourite set of images comes from this trip! I’ll share a few of my favourites from the day! At some point, I’d love to get some sunrise/sunset shots of the deer!
Here are two links to photos taken in 2014…
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Yesterday I went to Windsor Great Park to photograph the deer. The first group I saw were near the boundary fence to keep the deer in, so I walked over to it to get a few shots as they were … Continue reading
Taken at Finchamstead Ridges. 60 acres of Finchampstead Ridges is preserved by the National Trust and is a peaceful common shaped during the Ice Age. It offers views over Berkshire, Hampshire and Surry, also a haven for wildlife and nature. … Continue reading
Camera: Canon EOS 500D Shutter Speed: 1/320 Aperture: F/9 ISO: 800 Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: Canon EOS 500D Shutter Speed: 1/1250 Aperture: F/5.6 ISO: 1600 Focal Length: 250mm
Camera: Canon EOS 500D Shutter Speed: 1/250 Aperture: F/8 ISO: 400 Focal Length: 250