Landscape Gardening Photography

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For TSLandscapes I created a new project for their online portfolio. The brief was to photograph a nineteenth century chapel and create a new portfolio page for their website (which I previously designed and built in 2014). The finished portfolio page can be viewed by clicking here: Project Eight – TSlandscapes

I created a mixture of nighttime and daylight photographs using a tri-pod, Nikon D810 and Nikon 14-24 FX Lens. I always shoot RAW which captures the full dynamic range of the entire scene (shadows – highlights). This allows me to enhance image detail using a combination of Lightroom to process the RAW images and Photoshop to tweak finer details and colours. The images are not heavily manipulated but exposure, colours and contrast have been adjusted to best replicate what was seen through the cameras lens. Subtle soft shapes can also be used to gently manipulate particular areas of interest

I guess the most exciting and challenging images are the long exposure shots at night. This was one of the first times I’ve exposed for over 30secs using the D810 and I was extrememly impressed with the results as always. The automated long exposure noise reduction worked exceptionally well. I bumped up the ISO towards 400ISO and the quality is exceptional. Thankfully it wasn’t too windy and your able to see great amounts of detail in tree branches, leafs and shrubs in the full resolution files. After the nighttime photography shoot was complete founder of TSLandscapes Tom Seward and myself went for a well deserved warm beverage to review the photographs we had taken. To complete the project I went back a few weeks later to Photograph daylight shots (late afternoon) when the garden is beautifully basked in sunshine. I always prefer taking photographs when the gardens / landscapes are lit in warm sunshine and often this works best either early morning or late afternoon when colours, lighting and the general atmosphere is dramatically enhanced

Architectural nighttime photography newbury berkshire

Architectural nighttime photography newbury berkshire

Landscape gardening photography newbury berkshire

Landscape gardening photography newbury berkshire

Landscape gardening photography newbury berkshire

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