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Year Two (124) - Shallow depth of field

I am experimenting today with a shallow depth of field on my 24-70mm lens, natural light to capture the detail and wonder of childhood. The first image was outside, the light was wrong, but for me it was about capturing the moment.. a full…

Year Two (16) - Happy Valentines Day

Happy Valentines Day - a day for spending time with the people you love and the things you enjoy. The perfect icon image for Valentine's day are roses, I was lucky enough to receive some, so it was time to take out my camera, set up a studio…

Day 151 - Newborn Babies Part 2

I recently enjoyed a lovely photoshoot with a lovely new mum and dad and another 11 day old baby - she was a little star, once fed, warm and cosy she was happy to co-operate and have her photo taken. I learned a lot from the last photoshoot...…

Day 131 - Fast Shutter Speeds and Sparky

I am forever playing it safe, I use Aperture priority mode a lot, I adjust the exposure compensation to get the shot that I want but if you mention shutter speeds, I somehow quiver with terror and think I can't do it - so I really need to practice…

Day 89 - Pretty in pink, photographing tulips

An attempt today at photographing a lovely bunch of tulips with window light from my lounge. I wanted to capture the delicate flowers, the vibrant pink and use only nature light, I also wanted to play around with the angle of the camera, and…

Day 68 - Crocuses Revisited

Day 55 - a touch of sunshine - I photographed some yellow crocus at the end of the road ... today I visited the same patch of ground, experimented with camera angles using my nifty 50 lens and photographed these purple crocuses in the same spot.…

Day 44 - Aperture Challenge

#Remarkable2015 suggested that it was a great idea to do an Aperture exercise with your camera ... so today I had a go ... in the first instance I used my 100mm canon prime lens - I focused on the red candle in the middle of the staggered line,…

Day 13 - Revisited

I am still indoors, so thought I would revisit the flowers... the carnations are past their best .. so I focused in close to fill the image with my 100mm Canon macro and used a tripod. It was worth getting it out, as for each shot I left the…

Day 6 - Nifty 50 - Low Light

This mornings dog walk was the only time today I would have had the chance to take a photo... it was overcast, damp and I choose a woodland walk... Photo 1: ISO 1600, F8 and 0.4secs - I focused on the 2nd barbed wire spike, with the idea of…