We’re all familiar with the ‘standard’ bus photo, and there is nothing wrong with them, but is that all there is to bus photography?
Sometimes you find yourself somewhere with awful light and you’re faced with a decision. My answer is usually to get creative with my camera.
Bus spotting in winter can be cold and miserable, so why do we do it?
Sometimes things just go wrong when you go out with cameras.
We normally try to visit Manchester for a bit of spotting at least once a year, but this time instead of going on our own it was a trip with the Northern Group Enthusiasts Club to the Manchester Museum of Transport December Open Day. Ian has been a member of the club for years and […]
Visit the New Online Shop What do you buy the Bus, Train, Tram Spotter in your life for a gift? It’s a question that I’ve been wondering about recently. It can be fairly easy to find something at a rally where there are wonderful stalls with books, magazine, photos and various other memorabilia, but let’s […]
I’ve been wondering for a while about Live Streaming on YouTube, I tried it last summer but my old phone wasn’t up to the task, so when I got a nice sparkly new phone I thought I’d give it another try at a couple of reasonably local locations and see what happened. Perhaps I should […]
Do you plan your trips in part based on the weather forecast? We do and in general, we trust the BBC Weather app on our phones. It’s normally fairly accurate and can be the deciding factor between going out, staying home and even which destination. Recently it outright lied to us. (We also discovered it […]
It’s always exciting and fun to visit new locations to see what buses we can find to photograph and film, but on a recent trip to Doncaster, I added trains into the mix before a surprise visit to Leeds. January can be such a difficult time camera-wise with dark, damp, dreary and unpredictable weather conditions […]
Do you find winter is a difficult time for going out to see buses? We had this problem on a recent visit to Hartlepool. In winter the buses are often covered in road dirt, the weather is generally less predictable, and sometimes it doesn’t feel like there are any daylight hours at all. It […]