Category: Photography

Slideshow: Winter 2010-2011

Around this time last year, I posted up a slideshow of photographs primarily taken at dawn, dusk or during night paddles from the winter season of 2009-2010. A recent post on the UKRGB website entitled ‘Dawn Patrol‘,...

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Slideshow: Winter 2009-2010

Sea Kayaking wise, for me the winter season of 2009-2010 was all about 2 things. Night paddling and low light/night photography. As we head towards the end of the Easter break and school starts up again the sunny weather and...

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Camera Equipment

Photography is a relatively new hobby for me and provides an added dimension to paddles, particularly when paddling local routes repeatedly. A recent post by a superb Sea Kayaking photographer Mark Rainsley on the excellent...

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Recent Night Paddles & Pics

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve had a couple of great night paddles and one aborted paddle. I recently outlined my self enforced criteria for deciding when to paddle solo at night and the routes I’m prepared to...

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Photographs: Calshot Night Paddle

Having been off the water due to a back injury then the recent atrocious weather tonight provided a spectacular if unexpected return to night paddling. I’d neglected my usual daily inspection of the weather forecasts and...

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Photographs: Hythe Marina

Hythe Marina is my closest put in for paddles using the Public Slipway. It is situated opposite Southampton Docks where the large cruise liners and various cargo ships berth. For me it’s become a playground not only for...

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Long Exposure Photographs

Another night paddle. Very calm conditions tonight but the forecast clear skies didn’t materialise. However, I took the opportunity to play with a 50-200mm lens on the Pentax and ran through several takes of each photo...

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More Night Paddling Photographs

A very still but cloudy night tonight so I headed out from Calshot with the DSLR & tripod packed in a dry bag with the intention of having another go at getting some long exposure photographs. Started to drizzle and get a...

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