Monthly:October 2014

Photo ideas for Halloween

It’s Halloween weekend so what better time to get out and capture some moody night time or ghostly images to enter in the competition!  Here’s a few ideas for you to try over the coming weekend. 1. Capture a historic castle against the moon Scotland is known as the Land of Castles so we are literally spoilt for choice, and with the moon in the sky right now, it’s the perfect opportunity. From iconic castles like Eilean Donan and Edinburgh […]

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7 great seascape photography locations in Fife

If you’ve already selected your images for the seascape category then we’ll be delighted to see your entries, but if you haven’t, or you fancy testing your skills with some new images in the weeks running up to the closing date, then why not get out and try these locations on the Fife coast? We’ve put together these great locations for you to try to capture some new images. You just never know, you might just get the winning image, […]

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10 great locations for autumn colours

Scotland is ranked one of the best countries in the world for autumn views but don’t take our word for it, many tourists from overseas will tell you the same thing and  Lonely Planet voted Scotland one of the top places in the world to see autumn leaves. Scotland is on par with New Hampshire in the USA and with the autumn colours set to peak this weekend, it’s the perfect time to capture stunning views.  The colours typically last […]

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Tips for the Urban Landscapes Category

The urban landscape category is a flexible category and we want to help you as much as possible when choosing your images for submission. We’re all familiar with what constitutes a classic landscape, but the urban landscape is a diverse category comprising of many variables. For some it’s a sweeping city skyline or a motorway flyover, but for others its modern architecture captured in monochrome or a classic capture of a historical building. So, because there’s many ways of interpreting […]

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Tips for shooting autumn scenes

Autumn is upon us and with forecasters predicting the weekend to be warm and calm, it’s the prefect time to get out into the countryside and capture the stunning autumnal displays.  Here are some tips for capturing great autumn photos. 1. Shoot into the light. Get beneath the canopy and capture dramatic scenes by shooting into the light. Early to mid morning and late afternoon is the best time to try this technique. As the sun stream through the trees, […]

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