Visions members snap local wildlife

Several of our Visions members have been busy out and about getting photos of some of our local wildlife which is beginning to appear this spring.  Here is a selection of some of our recent shots.

Visions Members Capture the Eclipse

Several of our Visions members were able to view and capture the solar eclipse in and around Aberdeen yesterday morning.  An eclipse is a rare sight to see, and we were lucky enough to catch enough breaks in the clouds to get some images from a variety of locations including Dunnottar Castle, the Ythan at Newburgh and a school roof!  Here are some of the resulting shots.

Spectra

Last night some of our intrepid Visions members went along to Spectra, Aberdeen’s festival of light. Here are some of the images from the evening.

Natural Phenomonen Captured by Visions Member

Lucky Visions member Derek Gray saw a Brocken Spectre while descending Cul Mor on the west coast, and managed to get this fantastic shot of it.  A Brocken spectre is a magnified shadow of the observer cast against mist or cloud and surrounded by a rainbow.  It can only be seen when certain conditions are met and each observer can only see his/her own Brocken Spectre.  Thanks to Derek for sharing his image with us.

Derek Gray
Derek Gray

Marek Kargier: From Digicam to DSLR Talk

This Thursday we heard a talk by one of Visions most enthusiastic members, Marek Kargier.  Marek talked to us about his photography addiction, how he developed his passion for photography and some of the techniques he uses.  Marek enjoys landscape photography and is famed in the club for getting up extremely early in the morning to capture a sunrise and he has been using a lot of black and white photography more recently.  To see more of Marek’s excellent work have a look at his Flickr page below:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/113634637@N08/

Marek Kargier
Marek Kargier

 

 

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