Today’s trip took me through Knaresborough, and of course I had to take that well known view in Knaresborough of the train viaduct.
One of the things I like to do is just sit for a few minutes and think. And, I thought that this might be a good time to start a “View from the bench” posts, much like my view from the saddle posts. I know it’s sad, but hey, it’s a little something to otherwise fill my time.
Looks like the biblical rain we’ve recently had has gone someway to refilling the reservoirs..
I’m surprised they’ve refilled this quick. Unfortunately, I could not see Grimwith, as I was up there, everything was choking on a layer of fog that was so thick, visibility was easily down to less than 10 meters.
You can see in these photos, the bottom image was taken at Thruscross, the top at Grimwith.
The Thruscross image, you can see the immense fog bank on the horizon.
It was like driving into a alien world, like an invisible border had been crossed. I’ll spare you the rants about drivers not having lights on.
But anyway, a few good shots had of Thruscross dam, some piloting experiences amoung the trees.
I do however want to get shots when this dam, and others are overflowing. Might need to wait a few more months for that though..
A short film of our visit to Grimwith. I’ve been out here many times, but it’s the first time I’ve had the drone up. Despite shooting loads, there wasn’t really much to work with.
So, enjoy this short video..
While I always like to process images as little as possible, if at all, some times it’s a requirement of every shot.
Here, for instance this shot taken from my Spark. It lacks depth and colour. Visually, it just didn’t stand out.
However, a little time spent in the Google Photos editor tweaking exposure, clarity, saturation and blacks improve things.
Shadows have a bit more depth, the colours are less muted but still hold the autumn setting.
You don’t take a photograph, you make it
So, don’t be afraid to play with the sliders, just don’t overdo it, and keep it realistic and you’ll do just fine.
Gent in a suit eating lunch by the river. Nice to get out the office eh?
As always, more images can be found over on my iPernity site.
Young lady on her Mobile.