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Year Two (09) - Film Noir

Another exciting evening at the Old Bakery and this time with the help of Lucy and a grand piano it was time to dip into the darkness and have a go at my own take on Film Noir style images. Black and white traditionally - but to great shots…

Day 357 - Christmas Carols

To help with the festive mood I visited a nearby market town to enjoy the Christmas carols organised by the Romsey Lions Club, I had my DSLR but no one really had a camera so instead I opted for hubby's new camera and a scene mode - which meant…

Day 323 - What makes a photo, art?

What makes a photo a piece of Art? What makes my photo stand out about anyone else's, what would make it worthy to hang in a gallery in London (other than me being dead :) ) What makes it more than a record shot,more than just am image ... I…

Day 242 - Grey Skies

I had hoped to photograph hang gliders on the cliff top with the sea in the background, but after a morning gardening I was greeted with grey skies and the hang gliders had gone home... instead I was left with the most boring skies - they were…

Day 240 - Composition Challenge 5

Continuing on thinking about the composition of every photo that you capture, and I have been looking at different composition techniques inspired by Emma – she shares some wonderful examples. Colour - Harmonious (or 'analagous') colours…

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 127 - The Swans revisited.

Remember the swans? I spotted a swan on a nearby New Forest pond a couple of weeks ago and said that it looked like she was on a nest... well today I decided to go back and revisit and I am so glad I did. I had my 18-250mm lens and my tripod…

Day 126 - Studio at a friends

I got to visit a friend and she had suggested having a mini studio session in her home, using what she had available - 3 foam builds and a some interesting objects we had a go at setting an area to create some interesting shots. I took with…

Day 114 - New born Baby Photos

Isn't this the cutest little young man - he is only 11 days old and I got the opportunity to take some photos of him, there was lots to learn and it was a wonderful opportunity to capture some unique moments ... but there was also so much to…