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Photography Magazine

November 2019 | Gaspésie

Published on: 11th November 2019
By David Noton Phototgraphy

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It's good to be back in Canada - it always is. The Salt Marsh is a mirror at dawn with this view from Penouille Beach in Forillon National Park. As the sun is about to rise directly behind me, I rush to capture the scene lit by the soft dawn light. A pair of ducks paddle through my frame; quickly I raise the ISO to 400 and just manage to squeeze off a few exposures as the first duck exits the stage to the right.

The salt marsh at Penouille at dawn, Forillon National Park, Gaspésie, Quebec, Canada. Canon 5DS R, 100-400mm lens at 263mm, 1/39th sec at f11, ISO 400, TripodThe salt marsh at Penouille at dawn, Forillon National Park, Gaspésie, Quebec, Canada. Canon 5DS R, 100-400mm lens at 263mm, 1/39th sec at f11, ISO 400, Tripod

The full story Behind the Lens on this shoot is now Live in the November 2019 edition of our f11 Photography Magazine. Canada, and Quebec in particular, features heavily in this month's issue, starting with Behind the Lens, What's In A Picture? and the Video Blog from our recent trip to the Gaspé Peninsula; a wild headland draped in autumn colour which claims to be the birthplace of the nation. The Quebec adventure also spawned this month’s two Post-Production Videos, with Part One following me as I process a picture of horses in the mist, paying particular attention to colour balance by using the HSL tab to adjust the saturation of individual colours, and Part Two paying particular attention to a seemingly burnt out sky in a minimal colour image of Cap Gaspé. The seasonal theme continues in Stepping Back as I recall a memorable autumnal shoot in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.

The changeable weather we often see this time of year is often just what we photographers wish for, with showers interspersing with autumnal sunshine in quick session. With such a session in mind I deconstruct how best to photograph rainbows in this month’s How It’s Done, while Guest Columnist Angela Nicholson sets the record straight on the recent growth in full-frame camera numbers, which has got people wondering what all the fuss is about.

I’ve known Helen Gilks, the MD of Nature Picture Library, since the early Eighties, which is why I’m delighted to welcome her to our Guest Feature slot. The stock photography industry has undergone enormous change in the past 20 years or more, but specialists such as the Nature Picture Library still have an important role to play. Ailsa McWhinnie spoke to Helen about where the industry is going.

And finally, a few images from f11s in this month’s Member’s Gallery share the common trait of unlocked impact left lurking in the RAW. As usual I offer constructive appraisal.

Not yet an f11 Member? Here‘s a video explaining what it‘s all about and here’s a FREE sample edition for you to peruse. The f11 Photography Magazine is published monthly exclusively for our f11 Members. It takes just a minute to sign up to f11 membership, so you can enjoy a wealth of inspiration and information throughout the year.  Every f11 Member is entitled to exclusive access to all back issues, videos and eBooks

Earlier this year, I published my limited edition photobook,'Home Patch' It was a labour of love. Only 50 will ever be printed. It is available to purchase exclusively for our loyal f11 Members.

A spread from 'Home Patch'A spread from 'Home Patch'

We spend our lives looking at screens, but you can’t beat a big, beautiful print on your wall at home. All the images in the galleries on the David Noton Photography Website or in the f11 Photography Magazine are available as fine art prints, any size you like, mounted, framed or rolled. Just tell us what you want, we’ll give you a price and make it happen.

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And then there’s the option of bespoke one-to-one or small group tuition. Food for thought, I hope. If you want to know more, just get in touch!

I’ll not detain you any longer; get stuck in, and…

Keep Exposing!


David Noton is a Canon Ambassador
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f11 Photography Magazine | November 2019

1st November 2019

Issue: 94

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Every month we publish an issue of our unique magazine Chasing the Light exclusively for f11 members. With features from behind the lens and on the road with David Noton it combines stunning photography with David's unique style of writing. Technical features, humorous anecdotes, travel notes, a member's gallery, news and the stories behind the pictures make it an entertaining, informative and inspirational monthly read and information resource for all who love photography and travel. All this for less than the price of a coffee and a biscuit a month. F11 members can also download other exclusive content such as Despatches+ and video blogs for free as they become available.

Welcome to Issue 94! Autumn is upon us and following a recent visit, Canada, and Quebec in particular, features heavily in this month’s issue....