After the events of our last trip to the coast, where I feel I missed an opportunity to take some great photos – I was keen to get some good new photographs under my belt.
The forecast was good for some sunset photography, so we set off for the reservoir with the aim of doing some long exposures. This was also going to be my foray into full manual – I had been using auto ISO up until now. I’ve started to feel recently that the auto ISO is making me lazy, and stopping me exploring the full potential of any given situation.
We left a little earlier than usual, as the nights are drawing in, with sunset forecast at 7.25pm – meaning the hills around the reservoir would probably give sunset at around 7.15pm. I also wanted to arrive in plenty of time to scout around a bit, and…
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