These drone shots are leading me back again and again to the same spot above the common exploring how changing weather changes the view.
Here we go with the cold!
You can spot the military fitness runners in the next two:
This last one processed to bring out the cold!
Yesterday at dawn just outside of the borough, the drone flew over Eridge Green.
Considering how dull the rest of the day was, the sky was relatively cloudless. I wanted more mist, but instead I just got beautiful light.
I’ve been struggling a bit with these drone shots to make them look as I want- my normal developing techniques look overcooked because the camera is not brilliant quality. I think I am closer here.
For those who do not know it, Salomons Estate is on the edge of Tunbridge Wells on the way to Speldhurst. There is a beautiful set of buildings and a lovely garden and all is free for a walk around during the day of a quick cheeky drone flight as the sun goes down over town:
I’ve been promising a few more drone shots and where better than our local vast expanse of water on a rare sunny day:
And then back down to earth as the weather got more foreboding:
My drive to work spot looking over Gibraltar Cottage and a misty town never seems to disappoint at this time of year even if I sometimes get too excited to quite get my focus right as in the first couple here from yesterday morning:
Sometimes a funny old lens and a bit of photoshop make my pictures end up looking like a bit of a fantasy hobbit town, but beneath it all, I can just about recognise the common: