Been wanting to shoot this location for ages!

Queen Elizabeth Country Park Star Trails

Loving the clear winter sky’s recently! Snapped this beauty at Queen Elizabeth Country Park in Horndean earlier this week.

The responsibility of photography

This evening I had an interesting phone call from a former member of 1189 Portsmouth Squadron ATC who had found one of my projects on my website while researching. Having been a member of the squadron all the way back in the 50’s he was seeking to show his grandchildren some of his past. PhotographyContinue reading “The responsibility of photography”

Reluctance to change falling away

When video as a feature in DSLRs was first announced I hated the idea! My first camera to have it, the Nikon D300s, was terrible! The frame rate was rubbish and the definition and quality was shocking! This has soon given away with my latest camera and I feel amazed by the prospect of aContinue reading “Reluctance to change falling away”

An overcast morning by the sea

I took full advantage of this mornings high tide and overcast sky to introduce the new camera to the Cokin Nuance filters.  Creating long exposures in daylight can be great fun and a challenge to meter. http://www.andrewpaulhayward.com/24th-october-2016.html

A break to shoot

After a very busy half term of teaching Photography I’m quite looking forward to a break with loads of shooting! Including todays first outing with the new camera! This also means overdue updates to the website! http://www.andrewpaulhayward.com/22nd-october-2016.html

Shooting a time-lapse

Set is key: Set up your camera on a tripod and frame the shot you would like, just as if you were setting up for a single photograph.  Set the camera to Aperture Priority (A on a Nikon or Av on a Canon), this will mean the camera sets the shutter speed depending on theContinue reading “Shooting a time-lapse”