Free Texture No1

Free Texture No1

As I mentioned and promised recently I am giving away one of my new textures for free and all I ask in return, is for you to like my Facebook page. Facebook.com/LeeOrchardPhotography So, my first free texture is this one. It is of view old stonework. The file is a jpg image, 5000px across the …

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The Granite Way

The Granite Way

Since moving to Devon, we are finding we are starting to visit lots of places. That was part of the reason for moving, so this is good! It means that my outdoor photography is rekindled, meaning this blog has sprung back in to life again. I have started to create texture files, which will be …

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Exploring Belstone

Exploring Belstone

Wanting to explore more and get to see our new surroundings we headed out to Dartmoor. This time to a place called Belstone to get on to Dartmoor. This area like many, has a few Tors on it. One called Belstone Tor. So, I had the intention of trying to find it. We did however …

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Handmade Cards

Handmade Cards

Occasionally I get to photograph something a little different. I know a lady who creates lovely handmade cards and over the past few years I have got to photograph them for her website. I must have photographed over 50 cards, but it seems that I never blogged about them. So, time to change that! This …

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First Month in Devon

First Month in Devon

Well, we have now been living in Devon for about a month. Have we enjoyed it? Oh yes! Is it different? Very! You have to plan ahead more. This is mainly because we are now a bit remote and don’t have shops on our dropstep any more. What we do have on our doorstep though, …

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First Visit to Dartmoor

First Visit to Dartmoor

One of the places that I really looked forward to visiting when we moved to Devon was Dartmoor. But where… Dartmoor is massive! I asked a few people on the #DartmoorHour Twitter feed and got some suggestions. At the moment we are a bit restricted by a pram but we gave it a go. So, …

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Old Cameras

Old Cameras

So, following on from my bottles I decided to photograph some old cameras. I love old cameras and have a couple myself, but I wanted to created some product style photos but, just straight forward shots on a white back. So nothing fancy to make the photo look old, just clean cut. I started with …

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Photographing Bottles

Photographing Bottles

Sometimes when tutoring you get asked about a specific thing a bit more unusual than normal. This happened today. Whilst doing a Lightroom session we were discussing past studio work that I had helped out with and the current products that were being photographed were bottles. To be precise, bottles of wine for a large …

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Very Lacking…

Very Lacking…

I have to say, that my blog entries on this site this year have been very lacking. I don’t know if people still read this blog now, but I do need to try and post more often. I have posted regularly on my other site, but this side of my photography has been quiet recently …

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A Garden Airshow

A Garden Airshow

It’s that time of the year again, and indeed that year again, when the Farnborough Airshow is on. The last time I went to the airshow was 6 years ago, and once again, I didn’t manage to get to it this time either. However, as I live on the other side of ‘the hill’ to …

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