Testing out S-Log 2 on the Sony a7ii

I've just been trying out the S-Log 2 profile on my Sony a7ii for video. It gives a much wider dynamic range in this mode but it requires colour grading afterwards. This is my first test using it just trying out a few different lenses and colour grading options.

By | November 17th, 2016|Scotland, Videos|0 Comments

Shooting with a Fisheye lens on Sony a7ii

https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Commercial/n-xPvCZZ/i-5qGMx6b/A If you like my video I would appreciated it if you could subscribe to my YouTube channel, I post a new video every week.   I decided to challenge myself and use my old Opteka 6.5mm fisheye lens, and try and come up with some nice shots even with the wide distortion. It was [...]

By | October 21st, 2016|Behind the Scenes, Scotland, Videos|0 Comments

Yoga by the Cliffs Photoshoot

    This weeks behind the scenes video is of another photoshoot I did with Andy, we were aiming to get some good Yoga poses at the cliffs.   https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Commercial/n-xPvCZZ/i-M8Zt3H6/A If you like my video I would appreciated it if you could subscribe to my YouTube channel, I post a new video every [...]

By | October 14th, 2016|Behind the Scenes, Scotland, Videos|0 Comments

Photoshoot with a Fitness Model

    This weeks video is a behind the scenes look at a recent photo-shoot I did with a personal trainer, Andy. It was mostly focused on the gymnastics rings and the sun was nice and high in the sky for getting nice high contrast shadows which lend themselves to effective shots in [...]

By | July 3rd, 2016|Behind the Scenes, Scotland, Videos|0 Comments

Shooting an Old Wooden Shed

  I loved the way this shed looked and I spent a good hour or so there getting shots from all angles before the sun set for the evening. I managed to get a few shots of the light streaming across the blades of grass in the field and used it as a [...]

By | June 26th, 2016|Behind the Scenes, Scotland, Videos|0 Comments

Shooting Panoramas at Sunrise

https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Photos/n-pfXZ5/i-73Z4h8d/A This week I went out to take some panorama shots up on Dunnydeer Hill in Insch, Scotland. I was up nice and early to catch the sunrise, and used my long lens mostly to help compress the scene, take a look at the video below!   If you like my video I [...]

By | April 28th, 2016|Behind the Scenes, Scotland, Videos|0 Comments

Auchindoun Castle

https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Portfolio/i-qwtRSWD/A This is from a recent trip to Auchindoun castle in Scotland, it was a super windy day and it was freezing but the sunrise was worth it and there were some amazing clouds. You can see a behind the scenes video below:

By | December 16th, 2015|Dufftown|0 Comments

Swan Lake

https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Portfolio/i-CxSdGmQ/A   Autumn brings with it the muted tones of the browns and yellows across the landscape, but this swan stood out with its sharp white contrast.

By | December 13th, 2015|Elgin, Scotland|0 Comments

Millbueis Loch Jetty

https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Portfolio/i-B7pwsr2/A Autumn is my favourite time of year because of all the colours in the leaves, this was taken at Millbueis Loch in Scotland. The air was very still and cold and it made for some great reflections on the lake. Here is a behind the scenes video of the shoot on the lake: [...]

By | November 28th, 2015|Elgin|0 Comments

Abandoned Swimming Pool

https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Portfolio/i-dbx8f9g/A I went exploring at this abandoned outdoor swimming pool near macduff, Scotland. The pool water was nice and still so there was some lovely reflections as the sun dropped behind the cliffs.

By | November 21st, 2015|Macduff, Uncategorized|0 Comments