Month: December 2014

December 23, 2014 / / Photography

  Europe’s Biggest Waterfall! Europe’s biggest waterfall was the highlight of day 2 of our Austria trip, a trip through the usual “breathtaking” landscape (not hyperbole, it really is!) found us at the foot of this monster 1200 foot tall fall. It’s not all in one giant cascade – but over several smaller cascades, many of which would be a few hundred feet in their own right. It’s a fair climb through some woods to see the falls – though they have built many viewing platforms which allow you to both rest and…

December 23, 2014 / / Architecture

A Wealthy Town If you’re into classic sports cars and wealthy old german people wandering around streets, this place is for you. Its a playground for the rich, with E-Type Jaguars and classic Porsches along the litterless streets. We did look at property priced and it’s more like Mayfair than Leeds! But as this blog is being created near Xmas – here is a gallery of the church – details on the town and church here The church is 14th century high gothic with gold pretty much everywhere – wonderful…

December 22, 2014 / / Architecture

Poland’s Blackpool? Sopot is a resort in Poland with a pier, sand and seagulls – yes, it’s just like Blackpool! Actually, it’s more like Penarth in Wales – a more subdued, classy affair than the coastal towns of northern England. Its centre street is spotlessly clean, lots of bars and shops with a bustling student vibe towards to the top end of town. Chicago Blues Brothers Tour The purpose of the visit was to play 2 arena concerts, at Lodz and near by Gdynia – an amazing experience for all…

December 15, 2014 / / Blog

Lightroom Tips Episode 12 Architecture, Landscape and a Cyclist This week we’ve got a first – more black and white than colour shots! We have some great shots from Hull, Malham and a desert somewhere – with weird plants! Main tips this week are on cropping, reducing “clarity issues” and adding drama to shots Here’s the video Join in FOR FREE Feedback on your shots is an amazing thing – it’s letting a second pair of eyes appraise what you’ve done, eyes which will have differing views and opinions, ideas…

December 2, 2014 / / Lightroom

Free Lightroom Tips and Photo Critique – Week 11 This weeks Lightroom tips…. This week we have a night photo, castle, lake and canal. Main tips are on composition, cropping and focussing. It’s not easy focussing on dark subjects at night – so there are a few tips on how to do this. Here’s the video ! Free, anonymous Lightroom Tips – Submit now for next week This is currently a free service for people wanting to improve their photography. To join in do the following:- email us at training@mcfade.co.uk tell us who you…