Archive for December, 2009

Day 101 – my internet connection is faulty

December 30, 2009 Leave a comment

My home network has failed me today. Thank god for the iPhone. Unfortunately today’s image will have to be uploaded tomorrow or when I solve this issue.

Manual Reading
Page 118

Photographers images studied
Still reading Alain Briots book Mastering Landscape Photography. I like the way he explains what he did to make the images.


Day 100 – Nothing to say

December 29, 2009 Leave a comment

I think it shows I had nothing to say today.

Manual Reading
Page 113, using af to focus.

Photographers images studied
Alain Briot

Day 99 – Kinsale

December 28, 2009 Leave a comment

Took a trip to kinsale this afternoon. Driving conditions have improved quite a bit around Cork now so I might venture further tomorrow.

Todays efforts involved using 24mm only, for learning purposes.

Manual Reading
I jumped forward a few pages to read page 212, specifications.

Photographers images studied
I started reading Mastering Landscape Photography by Briot today so have been studying the images in it.

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Day 98 – Gift tag

December 27, 2009 Leave a comment

Being stuck indoors isn’t all bad if you have a macro lens, think I might be using this image for next years gift tags. Still I’d rather have been out making landscape images.

Manual reading
Page 112, About the info display.

Photographers images studied
Colby Chester

Day 97 – Where to?

December 26, 2009 1 comment


I’ve passed this wall a few times recently and each time thought it need to be photographed.I often wounder if the gateway is in use.

Manual Reading

Page 110, Shooting (video).

Photographers images studied

I was given a few photography books for christmas so #i flipped through the pages to look at the images.

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Day 96 – Dawn over village

December 25, 2009 1 comment


Looked out the window of my sisters house this morning and couldn’t resist taking a snap.

Manual Reading

Page 109, Screen settings

Photographers Images Studied

I spent a bit of time browsing the image categories in

Day 95 – icy conditions

December 24, 2009 1 comment


For the past few mornings I have been looking at the patterns of frost on my car before leaving for work. This morning I tried to capture it.

Manual Reading

Page 108, preparing for live view shooting

Professional Images Studied

Brooks Reynolds

Work towards self employment

Reading visionmongers. And browsing through