PhotoFriday – ‘Moody’

This week’s Photo Friday entry: ’Moody’

For this weeks theme, what is more moody than the inside of a shipwreck? Here I’ve used off camera lighting to try and capture that filmic atmosphere of the Engine room of the Ghanis D (Red Sea).

Sorry it’s been a while since my last photofriday, I’ve been catching up on other things. I missed some good ones too ‘From Nature’ & ‘Big’.

You can see all the other photo Friday entries (and submit your own) for ‘Moody’ here.

Psst… Please check out my excellent used Nikon Gear page, I’ve swapped over systems and I’m still trying to raise money on my previous gear get them now before they go.

PhotoFriday – ‘Grandeur’

This week’s Photo Friday entry: ’Grandeur’

This week’s theme is Grandeur and what can be more grand than a whacking great shipwreck? I like this photo of the Ghiannis D in the Red Sea for its atmosphere, I hope you like it too.

If you want to see more of my photos from The Red Sea then check out other photos in my Red Sea 2009 Gallery.

See all the other photo Friday entries (and submit your own) for ‘Grandeur’ here.

ps – last week I forgot to put my entry for ‘Of House and Home’ onto photofriday.com but you can see it here if you like Nemo.

PhotoFriday – ‘Inside’

This week’s Photo Friday entry: ’Inside’

With this weeks theme we go inside the engine room of the Ghannis D wreck in the Red Sea.

If you want to see more of my Red Sea photos then check out other photos in my Red Sea 2010 Gallery.

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PhotoFriday – ‘Dark’

This week’s Photo Friday entry: ’Dark’

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I was thinking about the theme, dark – spooky (give Halloween has just been & gone) or Dark – lightless. This photo may seem an obvious choice for the theme but I don’t like to paint the underwater world as a dark place in either sense of the word. The light from the sun penetrates down to sport diving depth well enough (even if we do lose the red colours) and for the most part being underwater is not spooky or sinister… until you go inside a shipwreck. I’ve never been that much of a fan of actually going inside. The thought that on most the these wrecks people have died makes me feel a little disrespectful somehow. However I figure if I treat the place with respect and don’t steal parts of the ship (some people do!) then any resident ghosts might not mind me visiting. Another reason for not going inside is its quite difficult to take a nice indoor photo in a wreck. However Alex Mustard and I were playing with his off camera strobe to great spooky effect in this section of the Ghannis D, Red Sea, Egypt. The port holes provide some nice cathedral lighting and the off camera strobe shows the extent of the area inside which would normally be in shadow. I like this one because it looks like a stage where something very cool is about to happen which gives the photo some dramatic tension.

Check out other photos in my North Red Sea Gallery.

See all the other photo Friday entries (and submit your own) for ‘Dark’ here.