Archive for the ‘Night’ Category

The Column of Victory

The 40 metre Doric Column of Victory was completed in 1730 at a cost of £3000. The guy on top is the 1st Duke of Marlborough.

The Perils of Night Photography…

I really underexposed this shot…even though it received 7 minutes! The moon went behind clouds during the exposure, cutting the light levels to near nothing. I was aiming for a dark and moody image, but I think it would have been far easier to achieve with more histogram to work with!

Comm Tower

It’s that pillbox again!

I’m quite drawn to this pillbox. There’s another one about 100 metres away in the middle of a field…but horses are kept there and I don’t want to spook them with flashguns. I can’t really imagine a couple of pillboxes stopping the might of the German army if they’d made it over here…but what do […]


I love taking photographs at night…that may seem to be an oxymoron, photography meaning ‘writing with light’ and there not being much light at night…but the accumulation of light over time can give some quite surreal results — and then you can help it along a bit by introducing artificial light.

The end of another day…