We'll be spending the day at one of my
favourite places, Portland Bill. Throughout
the day we will be playing with long
exposures (milky water) using neutral density
I recommend a "10-stopper" ND filter,
and with a bit of research you should find one to
fit your budget, although that said I'd avoid
buying from the cheaper end of the market as they
often come with a horrible colour
cast. Also, avoid purchasing a "variable ND filter". I've seen several cheaper versions of these are they are useless.
Intermediate - but all levels of abilities welcome.
Fairly easy going, although to get to the best
locations we will have to climb over some small
Please visit the events page.
Changes depending on the time of year.
The aim will be to still be there for sunset.
Portland Bill, Dorset.
This event will be limited to 10 people.
Please contact me via my contact
What will be covered
- Using a "10-stopper" ND filter
- Manual mode - using Shutter, Aperture, and
- White balance - the effect it can make on your photographs
- Manual Focus - Sometimes for a tricky subject, it's best to manually focus the lens
- Composition - Some basic tips to help achieve a
well balanced photograph
In addition if you have any specific questions, I'll be there to help throughout the
Recommended equipment (but not necessarily
- Digital camera (ideally SLR or mirrorless)
- A 10-stopper neutral density filter
- A wide (ish) angle lens that you can attach
the ND filter to
- Extra camera batteries as some cameras tend to
eat batteries while doing long exposures.
- Spare memory card
- Appropriate clothing
- A tripod is essential for this PED
- A remote cable trigger will make things