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?
Earlier this week Ian and I attended a talk given by Martjin Gilbert the new MD of Go North East about future plans for the company hosted by the Northern Group Enthusiasts Club. I was also asked by a viewer over on YouTube if I could point him in the direction of local meet-ups as his […]
Bus spotting in winter can be cold and miserable, so why do we do it?
Sometimes the light is so beautiful I just can’t resist heading out to photograph some buses with my camera.
It’s not often I’m ahead of Ian when it comes to bus spotting, but with the newly repainted Go North East ‘Poppy Bus’ he’s having no luck. ‘The Poppy Bus’, registration NL63 YHO, fleet number 6086 has been travelling around the northeast for a couple of weeks now, occasionally on private hire but mainly […]
When the days grow shorter, the sun doesn’t rise very high causing really long shadows, and it’s cold and damp, getting decent footage becomes a lot harder. Shadows and losing the light was a definite issue on our recent visit to Newcastle upon Tyne. The videos, including a vlog, are now all up on YouTube […]
How come no-one vlogs about buses? Well maybe they do, but it’s certainly not common. As we go out and about we meet plenty of people doing photography and a fair few doing videos, but not vlogs. So I decided to give it a go.
There are a lot of things I associate with Peterlee on the beautiful East Durham Coast, but sunshine in October isn’t normally one of them. However the sun was shining as I ventured out down to the bus station in the hopes of filming at least one of the new livery X9/X10 double deckers.