These were actually taken the day after Winter Solstice, but the moon was still full and the sky was actually clear enough to see it! I then looked to the Christmas lights around Ipswich's Waterfront for inspiration:
With the nights drawing in a lot quicker and the leaves still falling from the trees, I thought this would be a perfect opportunity to get a few long exposure shots along Norwich’s river and of the Cathedral with the lights on!
I love seeing Norwich's annual firework display, the 'Big Boom'. One of my favourite places to view it is on Mousehold Heath, near Café Britannia, as it has a fabulous view overlooking the city. There were a lot of people out on the heath this year, and it was quite difficult to get clear shots, but … Continue reading Norwich’s ‘Big Boom’
This week I joined a few people from a local camera club for an evening wander in the city. I spent quite a lot of time observing the constantly changing colour sequences of Norwich's 'Tunnel of Light', which is installed near the Forum in Norwich. The 45-metre long installation first came to the city in … Continue reading Christmas lights and light painting…
Fireworks are one of my favourite photographic subjects! I shot the following photos at a fireworks display overlooking Norwich on Friday 3rd November: I then stuck around for a while after the display had finished, as there were a lot of people with sparklers and torches on the heath. I thought the light trails combined … Continue reading Fireworks!
The moon and night time photography has always fascinated me, particularly when looking at the reflections and contrasts between light and dark. I have a friend who observes various pagan rituals and traditions throughout the year and said he would be happy for me to take some photos during the evening of the summer solstice, … Continue reading Summer Solstice