Author: Phil Royal

Star Trail Photography Tips

We have always been impressed by images of star trails over static subject matter such as mountains. A couple of years ago we tried it in Yosemite as the skies there are good and dark, but our approach was amateurish and so the results were nice but not perfect. Our reasonably successful attempts in Lakeland a Read More …

Lakeland Impressions

A quick update on some developments up in Cumbria… We have begun to contribute mounted prints to a gallery in Keswick called ‘Brave the Skies’. It’s a new venture for the owner Ged, and we wish him the best of luck with it. We are one of 5 contributors, and have provided a few prints to kick Read More …

Balloons Galore at the BIBF!!

Last August we attended the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta as members of the public. We’d been before and had experienced a variety of weather, but we were immensely lucky in 2015 and enjoyed 3 launches of 100+ balloons into clear blue skies. The layout of the site is ideal – nicely lit for photography, you are Read More …

RIAT – A Riot (of Noise)

After setting up this website we had intended to keep posting a regular blog of recent shoots and events – well, that hasn’t worked! With so many fantastic events on over the summer, having enough time to promptly sort and properly process images is rare, especially if you have pride in your work and want Read More …

Sunrise at Stonehenge

While heading down to Somerset for the annual Royal Navy Air Day at RNAS Yeovilton, a short stop at Stonehenge for sunrise was made – with a slightly late arrival due to road works! We were greeted with a pleasant layer of mist and dawn cloudscape – a good reason to have dragged ourselves out of bed Read More …