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Day 147 - All you need is love

"All you need is love" ... I saw this saying on a pebble in a shop the other day and I thought it was a lovely saying and a great reminded that if you are loved or love something then that is all you need, and you will find a way to achieve…

Day 128 - Studio Backgrounds

I am starting to experiment with studio backgrounds - I want to take more baby and toddler photos and one of the things that became obvious when taking photos in a clients home was that to get a clean and pleasing backdrop I would need to think…

Day 111 - Shutter speeds and sharpness

A forest walk looking for signs of spring... and today I spotted definite signs that Spring is on its way in the New Forest. I was out with my 18-250mm lens and wanted to capture the detail of Spring at the lowest depth of field, what I hadn't…

Day 42 - my flowers

I thought I would share my flowers ... I thought I would also play with aperture settings ... then I decided to switch to manual and add a little flash (off camera). The lens was my canon EF 100mm, I used a tripod and kept it in the same position…

Day 39 - Dark Backgrounds

I have been busy, a lovely run, time with family and I have just realised that I have not yet used my camera today - so with a choice between "top gear" and "call the midwife" on TV, I headed to the kitchen, got out my flash and tried to get…

Day 37 - Aperture and zoom

Emma posted another focus today for #remarkable2015, this time on Aperture - you can watch her videos on it here... and I really recommend signing up...  so today I headed out with my Sigma 18-250 mm lens (my old best friend in terms of lens)…

Day 16 - Dark background or not

The last two days I have took photos of items with a white background - today I wanted to experiment to see if I could take a photo with a dark background. I failed. I ran out of time, and I think it is something I need to read up on... I can't…