Carcassonne, Sud de France

We took a few days time out to Carcassonne in the south of France.

RHS Garden Harlow Carr

Here are a few captures from Harlow Carr in Harrogate, Yorkshire, UK from the weekend.

Iris

With the way the garden is changing so rapidly, with flowers blooming and fading within 24/48 hours, and the fact we’ve had some rain, I thought I’d ¬†capture the Bearded Iris while they’re in flower. I love the way raindrops on black Iris look like fat, juicy droplets of blood…

Noise

Having read up a little on noise in close up shooting, today I kept the ISO to 400 or below and shot some images. I noticed that it was almost impossible to get a really sharp image (suspect as I was handheld only, but I can shoot sharp close ups by hand normally). I’m guessingContinue reading “Noise”