The Moon is out closest celestial neighbour and to the naked eye if your eyesight is sharp larger details and craters can be made out. Pointing my camera at it a while back brings out some fantastic detail as these shots taken at different phases show.
Image stacking could make these sharper and that’s something I’m hoping to try out sometime soon.
Anyone wanting to have a stab at taking Moon shots make sure to use a tripod and slightly underexpose the image.
I’m going to be posting more photo’s on here, let me know if you like them enough to go on your wall or something as I’m planning to open some kind of photo store and I’m gauging possible interest.
This latest large sketch work is based on a photo of 2 small dogs laying on a sofa. As you can imagine getting the it to look right is more than just perspective and getting the face look right – there’s loads of fur try and capture the look of. So the line drawing started … Continue reading Sketching Little Dogs
With all it’s vastness and complexity it’s taken a long time for humans to reach the understanding that we have of the universe that we have. This is the story of evolving understanding and how simplicity gives way to incredible truth’s that seems to sit at odds with how we think life should be… and … Continue reading Time, Space and the Universe as we know it – Part 8 Energy and Matter
I’ve been trying to hone my sketching skills, having a sketching workbook has helped a lot to give me ideas and methods and techniques… I enjoyed this one, for some reason a bit of a pain getting the circle the right size and position but the shading seems to blend well. It’s amazing that a … Continue reading Simon’s Sketch Work – 3D Ball