Posted by: photographytuition | February 11, 2014

Isles of Scilly + photo on BBC TV.

The Isles of Scilly often get overlooked as a photography/holiday destination. True, they are expensive to get to and you have to book up well in advance but the scenery is stunning and they are well worth a visit.

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Scilly consists of hundreds of little islands and rocks. Only 6 of the islands are inhabited – total population: only 2000 (bit more in summer!).

The best thing is to stay on the main island of St Mary’s and after a good breakfast potter down to the harbour and catch a launch out to one of the islands for the day. It’s as simple as that.

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Scilly is unbeatable for beautiful seascapes.

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I love the huge granite boulders.

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Funny the way the grass is growing – looks a bit like the boulder has been dropped into water and it’s splashing – only it’s grass, not water.

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Photo above: Nikon D80, with 16-85mm at 85mm. ISO 200, 1/1000 second at  f8.

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I think this is a lighthouse of sorts. Evening shot. I like the cloud looking similar to the rocks.

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Some of the shapes of the rocks are amazing. Nikon D80 with 16-85mm at 48mm. ISO 200, 1/250 sec f8. Exposure + 1 stop although looking at it you might have thought it was – 1 stop.

And finally:

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This shot was used 3 times on BBC Wales last Friday to illustrate the weather. It was taken near Llangors in the Brecon Beacons on my tiny but excellent Sony RX100.

Contact details:

Will Lewis 01497 847183

will@phonecoop.coop

http://www.photographytuition.co.uk

http://www.willlewisphotography.co.uk

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